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In this Feb. 16, 2019 photo, groom Juan Jose Pocaterra, center, poses for a photo with friends during his wedding party in La Llanada, a summer at the Camburito Hacienda in Acarigua, Venezuela. “Hosting a celebration amid these circumstances is obviously tough, but that’s why we did the work at the hospital,” said the 32-year-old co-founder and CEO of Vikua, a startup tech company whose name means “Quality of Life” and that Forbes magazine has called one of Latin America’s most promising. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
For Venezuela's 1 percent, a lavish wedding amid crisisPartying with a Miss Universe and herding cattle at a glamorous wedding in crisis-torn Venezuela
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US cautions Russia over military mission in VenezuelaU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told the Russian foreign minister that Russia's dispatch of military personnel to Venezuela is increasing tensions there
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Venezuela says Russian planes land for military cooperationVenezuelan official says Russian aircraft arrived in Caracas this weekend as part of ongoing military cooperation between the two allies
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No 'financial ceiling' in search for missing in MexicoMexico plans to ramp up efforts to identify the remains of tens of thousands of humans scattered at forensic installations throughout the country
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Backdropped by an image of Che Guevara, Britain's Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, center, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, center right, attend a wreath-laying ceremony at the Jose Marti Monument during their official visit in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, March 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Prince Charles and Camilla launch first royal visit to CubaPrince Charles and his wife Camilla are beginning the first official trip to Cuba by the British royal family in a pomp-filled display of disagreement with the Trump administration's strategy of economically isolating the communist island
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during an anti-imperialist rally for peace, in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, March 23, 2019. The U.S. withdrew all embassy personnel from Caracas due to safety concerns after Maduro severed ties with the U.S. over its support for opposition leader Juan Guaido. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Venezuelan power struggle creates diplomatic duel abroadAn estimated 3.4 million Venezuelans living abroad are caught in the presidential power struggle in Venezuela
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during an anti-imperialist rally for peace, in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, March 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Venezuela lays out accusations against Guaido's top aideVenezuela's government is laying out accusations against a jailed top aide to opposition leader Juan Guaido
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Brazilian miner Vale says dam in danger of collapseBrazilian mining giant Vale said Saturday that communities in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais have been ordered to evacuate, after independent auditors found that one of its dams could collapse at any moment
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Magnitude 6.1 quake rattles nerves in southwestern ColombiaA magnitude 6.1 earthquake that struck in Colombia shook buildings and frightened residents, but does not appear to have caused any damage
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Mexican officials pick up 21 lost migrants south of TexasMexican immigration authorities say 21 migrants have been rescued in the northeastern state of Coahuila after wandering near the U.S. border for seven days
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IDB bank calls off annual meeting next week in ChinaThe Inter-American Development Bank calls off its annual meeting next week in China
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Nicaragua opposition eyes imminent deal on prisoner releasesA leader of Nicaragua's opposition alliance says members hope for approval Friday of a schedule for freeing 640 people considered political prisoners
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Mexico accounts for final 'ghost' prisoners at penal colonyMexico accounts for final "ghost" prisoners at penal colony
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South American leaders launch new bloc to replace UnasurSeveral South American presidents have launched a new regional bloc to replace the Union of South American Nations that was promoted by the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to counter U.S. influence in the region
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017 file photo, San Juan, Puerto Rico Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz attends a House Democratic Leaders news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cruz announced Friday, March 22, 2019, that she is running for governor of the U.S. territory. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Puerto Rico mayor, Trump critic announces run for governorThe mayor of Puerto Rico's capital has announced that she is running for governor of the U.S. territory
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