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Artists, educators laud black heritage in DR

10/11/2013 9:04am
In a school auditorium filled with laughing students, actresses Luz Bautista Matos and Clara Morel threw themselves into acting out a fairy tale complete with a princess, a hero and acts of derring-do.

Argentina seeks settlements, dollars at World Bank

10/11/2013 11:47am
Argentina is promising to make good on $500 million in World Bank arbitration court rulings with a mix of new bonds instead of cash, and it's counting on getting billions of dollars in new loans in return.

Venezuelan radio journalist arrested on air

10/11/2013 1:58pm
A Venezuelan radio journalist was arrested by police detectives on the air just minutes after complaining to listeners that they drive around in luxury cars and wear flashy jewelry, the man's son said Friday.

Mexico fires hospital head for waiting room birth

10/11/2013 2:54pm
Mexican authorities on Friday fired the director of a hospital where a woman gave birth in a waiting room, an incident that prompted outrage when video of it was widely shared on social media sites.