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Not your ordinary student protest at Univ. of Puerto Rico

June 9 SAN JUAN – A thin, ponytailed girl complains that there’s no butter for breakfast; a short, seemingly sleep-deprived young woman washes dishes under a blue tarp; a Che Guevara look-alike tries unsuccessfully to light up a propane camping … Continue reading

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Two Inmates Dead, Hostages Taken in Riot at Peruvian Prison

LIMA – Two inmates died while two others suffered gunshot wounds in a riot at a prison in the northeastern Peruvian city of Chachapoyas, where several guards are still being held as hostages, authorities said Friday.

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HAITI: Shooting Incident Sparks Anger at U.N. Troops

By Ansel Herz PORT-AU-PRINCE, Nov 20 (IPS) – Under a beating sun in the grassy field where two U.N. helicopters landed in Grand Goave last week, 19-year-old Benson Blanc moved his hands as if rapid-firing a gun into the ground … Continue reading

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