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Haiti, Dominican Republic meet to discuss disputes

01/07/2014 7:03pm
Haitian and Dominican officials met Tuesday in an effort to resolve mounting tension between the Caribbean neighbors that was reflected in a recent court ruling that threatens to strip the citizenship of people of Haitian descent who were born in the Dominican Republic.

Nicaragua backtracks, keeps same government hours

01/07/2014 7:30pm
The Nicaraguan government says it has decided to keep a full work day for public officials after a plan to cut working hours to save on energy costs wasn't well received.

AP Photos: The dance of devils in Ecuador

01/07/2014 10:07pm
Thousands of Ecuadoreans in elaborate devil masks and red costumes danced wildly in the streets of this Andean town in the "La Diablada de Pillaro," or the Devils of Pillaro festival.