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Some at Guantanamo jail too sick to keep locked up

10/10/2013 9:16am
Tarek El-Sawah is in terrible shape after 11 years as a prisoner at Guantanamo Bay, a fact even the U.S. military does not dispute.

Bloomberg gets caught up in Mexico soda tax fight

10/10/2013 3:49pm
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's name has been drawn into the debate over a proposed 8-cent (1 peso) per liter tax on soft drinks to fund weight-control efforts in Mexico, which now has higher obesity rates than the United States.

Official: Traffickers in Honduras alerted to raid

10/10/2013 7:00pm
A police operation to dismantle a drug trafficking cartel wasn't as successful as it should have been because corrupt authorities alerted the traffickers weeks ahead of time, a Honduran official said Thursday.

4 detained in Costa Rica kidney-trafficking ring

10/10/2013 8:06pm
Three Costa Rican doctors and a Greek citizen have been detained under suspicion they are part of ring that trafficked kidneys to foreigners, authorities said Thursday.

Fujimori gets out of jail via Twitter, YouTube

10/10/2013 10:09pm
Incarcerated for authorizing death squads and corruption, former President Alberto Fujimori is not permitted to give interviews or make public statements.