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B. 02-12 Pope Francis holds historic talks with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Havana airport, Cuba
C. 02-09 6.3 quake strikes Chile, no damage reported Ovalle, Chile
D. 02-09 Mexico students: Report disputes official version of events Cocula, Mexico
E. 02-08 Mexico: Crime reporter kidnapped in Veracruz Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico
5. 02-03 Zika virus: 'War' declared on deadly mosquitoes Brazil
G. 02-02 Neymar investigated in Brazil over fraud allegations Brazil
02-01 Zika: WHO declares global emergency South America
8. 01-30 Zika: Colombia cases in pregnant women double in a week Colombia
9. 01-28 Zika: Activists in Brazil to petition court to allow abortions Brazil

Recent Summary.     Click for More > Zika: WHO declares global emergency  A disease linked to the Zika virus in Latin America poses a global public health emergency requiring a united response, says the WHO   Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay flooding displaces 150,000   More than 150,000 people have been driven from their homes by some of the worst flooding in years Venezuela opposition wins majority in National Assembly Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina presidency   Macri has been confirmed as the winner after his ruling party opponent conceded. Macri led Daniel Scioli by 51.5% to 48.5% Brazil dam burst engulfs homes in Minas Gerais   More than a dozen people are feared dead after a dam holding back waste water from an iron ore mine in Brazil burst, flooding nearby homes Hurricane Patricia makes landfall in Mexico Cuba: Pope Francis celebrates Mass before thousands
  Pope Francis holds historic talks with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Map of Havana airport Cuba


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  Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill have called for restored Christian unity between the two churches at historic talks in Cuba
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Dec.25   Paraguay
Dec.6   Venezuela
Nov.22   Argentina
Nov.5   Brazil
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Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay flood...
Brazil dam burst engulfs homes in Minas Gerais
Brazilian presidential candidate among those ...
Mexico battered by deadly storms
Mexico City blast at Pemex, state oil giant, ...
Brazil night club fire kills 230 in Santa M...
Argentina train crash 'kills 49'
Nearly 300 killed in Honduras prison fire
Thousands in peril in Brazil flooding
Haiti capital cholera fears grow
Haiti cholera outbreak kills 138
Last trapped Chile miner rescued
33 trapped miners alive after 17 days
Massive 8.8 quake hits Chile
'Catastrophic' earthquake slams Haiti
'Swine flu' kills 60
337 killed in earthquake
About 200 dead from plane crash
160 believed dead in jet crash
Supermarket fire death toll tops 300
Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina pr...
Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president
Mexico missing students: Nationwide protests ...
Brazilian presidential candidate among those ...
Protests spread throughout Brazil
Maduro wins Venezuela election
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies
Venezuela's Chavez finally returns home
Chavez wins Venezuela election
Ecuador troops rescue president
Santos wins election
General Pinochet dead
Castro hands power to brother
Thousands protest election results
Aristide quits, flees Haiti
Prosecutor in Jewish center bombing found dead
Missing students apparently killed, burned,...
Mexico missing students: Nationwide protests ...
Venezuelan beauty queen slain
Hooded gunmen rape 6 tourists in Mexico
Alleged drug kingpin arrested
Van der Sloot arrested in Chile
Police storm stronghold of drugs lord
Betancourt rescued from FARC
Gang attacks leave 52 dead
Ecuador troops rescue president
US to send 4,000 extra troops to Haiti
President Zelaya forced into exile
Betancourt rescued from FARC
Top FARC leader killed by Colombians
South America
Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay flood...
Brazil dam burst engulfs homes in Minas Gerais
Brazilian presidential candidate among those ...
Brazil night club fire kills 230 in Santa M...
Argentina train crash 'kills 49'
Last trapped Chile miner rescued
33 trapped miners alive after 17 days
Massive 8.8 quake hits Chile
337 killed in earthquake
About 200 dead from plane crash
160 believed dead in jet crash
Supermarket fire death toll tops 300
Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina pr...
Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president
Brazilian presidential candidate among those ...
Protests spread throughout Brazil
Maduro wins Venezuela election
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies
Venezuela's Chavez finally returns home
Chavez wins Venezuela election
Ecuador troops rescue president
Santos wins election
General Pinochet dead
Prosecutor in Jewish center bombing found dead
Venezuelan beauty queen slain
Van der Sloot arrested in Chile
Betancourt rescued from FARC
Gang attacks leave 52 dead
Ecuador troops rescue president
Betancourt rescued from FARC
Top FARC leader killed by Colombians
Brazil
Brazil dam burst engulfs homes in Minas Gerais
Brazilian presidential candidate among those ...
Brazil night club fire kills 230 in Santa M...
Thousands in peril in Brazil flooding
About 200 dead from plane crash
Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president
Brazilian presidential candidate among those ...
Protests spread throughout Brazil
Gang attacks leave 52 dead
War & Army
Brazil Brazil
War & Army
Caribbean
Haiti capital cholera fears grow
Haiti cholera outbreak kills 138
US to send 4,000 extra troops to Haiti
'Catastrophic' earthquake slams Haiti
Castro hands power to brother
Aristide quits, flees Haiti
Alleged drug kingpin arrested
Police storm stronghold of drugs lord
US to send 4,000 extra troops to Haiti
Chile
Last trapped Chile miner rescued
33 trapped miners alive after 17 days
Massive 8.8 quake hits Chile
Billionaire Pinera wins presidential election
General Pinochet dead
Van der Sloot arrested in Chile
War & Army
Chile Chile
War & Army
Mexico
Mexico battered by deadly storms
Mexico City blast at Pemex, state oil giant, ...
'Swine flu' kills 60
Mexico missing students: Nationwide protests ...
Thousands protest election results
Missing students apparently killed, burned,...
Mexico missing students: Nationwide protests ...
Hooded gunmen rape 6 tourists in Mexico
War & Army
Mexico Mexico
War & Army
Haiti
Haiti capital cholera fears grow
Haiti cholera outbreak kills 138
US to send 4,000 extra troops to Haiti
'Catastrophic' earthquake slams Haiti
Aristide quits, flees Haiti
Crime
Haiti Haiti
Crime
US to send 4,000 extra troops to Haiti
Venezuela
160 believed dead in jet crash
Maduro wins Venezuela election
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies
Venezuela's Chavez finally returns home
Venezuelan beauty queen slain
War & Army
Venezuela Venezuela
War & Army
Sao Paulo
Brazilian presidential candidate among those ...
About 200 dead from plane crash
Brazilian presidential candidate among those ...
Protests spread throughout Brazil
Gang attacks leave 52 dead
War & Army
Sao Paulo Sao Paulo
War & Army
Rio de Janeiro
Thousands in peril in Brazil flooding
Rains, flooding kill 200 in Brazil
Politics
Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro
Politics
Crime
Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro
Crime
War & Army
Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro
War & Army
Copiapo
Last trapped Chile miner rescued
33 trapped miners alive after 17 days
Politics
Copiapo Copiapo
Politics
Crime
Copiapo Copiapo
Crime
War & Army
Copiapo Copiapo
War & Army
Port-au-Prince
Haiti capital cholera fears grow
'Catastrophic' earthquake slams Haiti
Politics
Port-au-Prince Port-au-Prince
Politics
Crime
Port-au-Prince Port-au-Prince
Crime
War & Army
Port-au-Prince Port-au-Prince
War & Army
Argentina
Argentina train crash 'kills 49'
Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina pr...
Prosecutor in Jewish center bombing found dead
War & Army
Argentina Argentina
War & Army
Central America
Nearly 300 killed in Honduras prison fire
Deadly storm hits Central America
Politics
Central America Central America
Politics
Crime
Central America Central America
Crime
President Zelaya forced into exile

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  Pope Francis holds historic talks with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Map of Havana airport Cuba


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Today   Cuba  
  Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill have called for restored Christian unity between the two churches at historic talks in Cuba
Tue.  Chile  6.3 quake strikes Chile, no damage reported  Mexico  Mexico students: Report disputes official version of events Mon.  Mexico  Mexico: Crime reporter kidnapped in Veracruz Feb. 1   South America   Zika: WHO declares global emergency
  A disease linked to the Zika virus in Latin America poses a global public health emergency requiring a united response, says the WHO


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Jan. 28  Brazil  Zika: Activists in Brazil to petition court to allow abortions  Mexico  Ethan Couch: US 'affluenza' teen deported from Mexico Jan. 20  Brazil  Zika outbreak: More babies born with birth defects

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Dec.25   Paraguay     Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay flooding displaces 150,000
Map of Asuncion Paraguay
  More than 150,000 people have been driven from their homes by some of the worst flooding in years
Dec.6   Venezuela     Venezuela opposition wins majority in National Assembly   The opposition won control of the National Assembly by a landslide, delivering a major setback to the ruling party and altering the balance of...

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Nov.22   Argentina   Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina presidency
Map of Buenos Aires Argentina
  Macri has been confirmed as the winner after his ruling party opponent conceded. Macri led Daniel Scioli by 51.5% to 48.5%
Nov.5   Brazil   Brazil dam burst engulfs homes in Minas Gerais Map of Mariana Minas Gerais Brazil
  More than a dozen people are feared dead after a dam holding back waste water from an iron ore mine in Brazil burst, flooding nearby homes


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Oct.23   Mexico     Hurricane Patricia makes landfall in Mexico   Category Five Hurricane Patricia, the strongest on record, has made landfall in Jalisco state in western Mexico, meteorologists say

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Sep.20   Cuba     Cuba: Pope Francis celebrates Mass before thousands   Pope Francis has celebrated Mass in front of tens of thousands of people in the Cuban capital Havana, on his first visit to the Communist-ruled... Sep.16  Chile  Tsunami alert as Chile hit by powerful earthquake

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Aug.14   Cuba US flag raised over reopened Cuba embassy in Havana


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Jul.12   Mexico Drug lord Joaquin Guzman used tunnel for prison break


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May.22  Mexico  Mexico gang shoot-out leaves 40 dead

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Apr.11   Panama Obama and Castro in historic US-Cuba meeting


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Mar.13  Chile  Forest fire rages near Valparaiso, thousands evacuated Mar.9   Argentina French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead


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Jan.29   Mexico Mexico City gas truck explodes near maternity hospital
Jan.19   Argentina     Prosecutor in Jewish center bombing found dead   Alberto Nisman became a controversial figure when he accused Argentina's President and foreign minister of covering up Iran's involvement

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Dec.14  Peru  Deal reached at UN climate talks

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Nov.19  Honduras  Honduran beauty queen found dead Nov.7   Mexico     Missing students apparently killed, burned, dumped into river
Map of Cocula Mexico  The 43 students disappeared in September were abducted by police on order of a local mayor

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Oct.26   Brazil     Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president   Left-leaning President Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected president of Brazil, after securing 51.45% of votes in a closely-fought election Oct.8   Mexico Mexico missing students: Nationwide protests held
Oct.6  Colombia  Lightning strike kills 11 members of indigenous tribe

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Aug.13   Sao Paulo Brazilian presidential candidate among those killed in plane crash


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Jul.13   Rio de Janeiro     Germany wins World Cup over Argentina
Map of Maracana Brazil  Germany won the match 1-0 after extra time, with a goal from Mario Götze. The result marked Germany's fourth World Cup title and their first since reunification Jul.9   Sao Paulo Argentina defeats Netherlands to reach final Jul.8   Brazil     Brazil humiliated by rampant Germany
Map of Belo Horizonte Brazil  Brazil suffer one of the most humiliating World Cup defeats as Germany score five first-half goals in reaching the final, 1-7

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Apr.17  Mexico  Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies Apr.1  Chile  Tsunami warning after 8.2 quake strikes off Chile

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Jan.8   Venezuela Venezuelan beauty queen slain


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Dec.4  Mexico  Radioactive truck 'stolen in Mexico'

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Sep.16   Mexico Mexico battered by deadly storms


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Jul.16  Panama  Cuban arms on seized N Korean ship

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Jun.17   Sao Paulo   Protests spread throughout Brazil  Tens of thousands of people marched through Sao Paulo, as protests spread over rising transport prices and the cost of staging the World Cup

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May.10  Guatemala  Guatemala's Rios Montt found guilty of genocide

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Apr.14   Venezuela   Maduro wins Venezuela election   Socialist candidate Nicolas Maduro, who was chosen by Chavez as his successor, has won a narrow victory in Venezuela's presidential poll

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Mar.11  Falklands  Falklands vote to stay UK territory Mar.5   Venezuela     Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies
  A deeply divided Venezuela is mourning its late leader and preparing to pick a new president to replace him

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Feb.18   Venezuela Venezuela's Chavez finally returns home
Feb.5   Mexico Hooded gunmen rape 6 tourists in Mexico

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Jan.31   Mexico Mexico City blast at Pemex, state oil giant, kills 25
Jan.27   Brazil   Brazil night club fire kills 230 in Santa Maria   At least 230 people have died in a fire that swept through a nightclub in a university city in southern Brazil, police and officials say Jan.5  Venezuela  Chavez ally elected by assembly  Venezuela  Italian fashion boss Missoni missing off Venezuela

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Dec.30  Cuba  Chavez suffers new complications Dec.5  Guatemala  John McAfee arrested in Guatemala

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Oct.25  Cuba  Sandy kills 11 in Cuba, then batters Bahamas Oct.7   Venezuela Chavez wins Venezuela election


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Aug.25  Venezuela  Blast halts Venezuela refinery Aug.16  Ecuador  Ecuador grants asylum to WikiLeaks' Assange

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Jul.1  Mexico  Pena Nieto 'wins' Mexico election

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Jun.23  Paraguay  No warm welcome for Paraguay's new president Jun.18  Mexico  G-20 summit looks to boost economic recovery

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Feb.22  Argentina  Argentina train crash 'kills 49' Feb.15  Honduras  Nearly 300 killed in Honduras prison fire

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Jan.25  Rio de Janeiro  High-rise collapses with reports of 11 dead

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Jan.13  Rio de Janeiro  Thousands in peril in Brazil flooding

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Nov.8  Haiti  Haiti capital cholera fears grow

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Oct.22   Haiti     Haiti cholera outbreak kills 138
  The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Haiti has risen to more than 150 confirmed deaths Oct.13   Chile     Last trapped Chile miner rescued
Map of Copiapo Chile  The last of the 33 miners trapped deep underground in northern Chile for more than two months has been rescued

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Sep.30  Ecuador  Ecuador troops rescue president

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Aug.22   Chile 33 trapped miners alive after 17 days
Aug.6  Chile  33 workers trapped in mine

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Jun.22   Jamaica Alleged drug kingpin arrested
Jun.20  Colombia  Santos wins election Jun.3  Chile  Van der Sloot arrested in Chile

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May.29  Guatemala  Deadly storm hits Central America May.24  Jamaica  Police storm stronghold of drugs lord

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Apr.6  Rio de Janeiro  Rains, flooding kill 200 in Brazil

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Feb.27   Chile Massive 8.8 quake hits Chile


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Jan.20  Haiti  US to send 4,000 extra troops to Haiti Jan.17  Chile  Billionaire Pinera wins presidential election Jan.13  Haiti  Haiti capital 'flattened,' many feared dead Jan.12   Haiti     'Catastrophic' earthquake slams Haiti   A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck southern Haiti, knocking down buildings and power lines. Heavy damage and bodies in the streets of the cap...

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Jun.28   Honduras President Zelaya forced into exile


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Apr.30  Mexico  Mexico shuts down to control flu Apr.24   Mexico     'Swine flu' kills 60   The World Health Organization says it suspects flu has killed 60 people and infected 800 others; majority of the cases were in the capital

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Nov.7  Haiti  At least 84 dead in school collapse

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Jul.2   Colombia     Betancourt rescued from FARC   In a secret operation the Colombian military infiltrated rebel group and deceived its members into giving up 15 hostages

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Mar.1   Ecuador Top FARC leader killed by Colombians


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Feb.24  Cuba  Raul Castro named president Feb.19  Cuba  Castro resigns as president

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Dec.11  Peru  Fujimori gets 6 years in prison

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Nov.14  Chile  Thousands homeless after quake Nov.2  Mexico  Floods strand 300,000; more rain ahead

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Sep.21  Chile  Chile court extradites Fujimori

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Aug.16   Peru 337 killed in earthquake


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Jul.17   Sao Paulo About 200 dead from plane crash


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Mar.22  Jamaica  Woolmer was strangled, police say

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Dec.10   Chile     General Pinochet dead   Chilean TV reports: The 91-year-old former military leader Augusto Pinochet has died at a Santiago military hospital Dec.3  Venezuela  Chavez wins by wide margin Nov.7  Nicaragua  Ortega wins presidency Oct.29  Brazil  President Lula re-elected Sep.29  Amazon  Plane lost over Amazon Jul.31   Cuba Castro hands power to brother
Jul.8   Mexico Thousands protest election results Jun.11  Guantanamo  Suicides spur criticism May.14   Sao Paulo Gang attacks leave 52 dead Feb.19  Mexico  Blast traps 66 in mine Jan.15  Chile  Bachelet wins presidency

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Nov.24  Chile  Pinochet charged over dissidents Oct.21  Yucatan  Hurricane batters resorts Oct.9  Guatemala  Slide toll may hit 1,400 Aug.16   Venezuela 160 believed dead in jet crash
May.20  Chile  Missing 41 troops feared dead

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Dec.30  Argentina  175 dead in Buenos Aires club fire Sep.22  Haiti  Jeanne leaves more than 1,050 dead Aug.16  Venezuela  Recall vote: Chavez claims victory Aug.1   Paraguay Supermarket fire death toll tops 300
May.27  Haiti  1,000 people feared dead in flood town Feb.29   Haiti Aristide quits, flees Haiti

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Oct.27  Brazil  Leftist Lula wins presidency by landslide Jan.11  Guantanamo  Afghan captives start detention

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Jul.2  Mexico  Vicente Fox elected president