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Tomorrow in history: Beatification day for El Salvador’s Archbishop Oscar Romero

He was an outspoken advocate for the poor who was martyred in 1980.

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Today in history: Forward-looking Uruguayan President José Mujica turns 80

On this date in 1935, José Alberto Mujica Cordano was born in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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Bolivarian Latin America promises help in worldwide refugee crisis

As the Rohingyas have fled Burma in often unseaworthy boats, they have found themselves barred from landing in other countries.

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Election renews hope for Cyprus reunification

The election was for the presidency of the "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus," an entity held to be illegal by the U.N.

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Congress members call on Obama to rescind Venezuela sanctions

Sixteen Democratic members have called on Obama to withdraw sanctions on seven Venezuelan government officials.

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Cuban ebola team nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

The Henry Reeve Brigade is only a small part of Cuba's vast system of medical solidarity help to scores of poorer countries.

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New alignment for U.S., Latin America after Panama

The Western Hemisphere emerged from the Summit of the Americas with a new alignment of forces.

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Yemen war redraws Middle East fault lines

Yemen, the small country tucked into the bottom of the Arabian Peninsula, is shattering old alliances and spurring new ones.

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Natural and man-made disasters collide in Nepal

Deemed the worst earthquake to hit the nation in 80 years, the death toll has risen to more than 7,500.

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Honduras and Paraguay coups raise questions about Venezuela

So far the U.S. has held back in regard to Venezuela, though it applauds destabilization there.

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