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Demonstrators depicting female victims of forced sterilization during Alberto Fujimori's government, perform during a protest in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Hundreds marched in Lima's downtown to protest against government corruption. An appeals judge has freed Peru's opposition leader Keiko Fujimori a week after she was arrested during a money laundering investigation. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
Judge frees Peru opposition leader Keiko FujimoriAn appeals judge has freed Peru's opposition leader Keiko Fujimori a week after she was arrested, but she remains under investigation over undeclared financial contributions to her 2011 campaign
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Follow the trek of Venezuelan migrants fleeing on footFor nine days a team of Associated Press journalists followed a Venezuelan mother and her daughter fleeing their nation's crippling economic and humanitarian crisis as they tried to cross three borders and nearly 2,700 miles
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Mother, daughter desperate to leave Venezuela flee on footBarely able to feed her daughter and struggling to earn a living, Sandra Cadiz made the desperate decision to leave Venezuela
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Peru's president soars as he channels anger over corruptionPeruvian President Martin Vizcarra is on a crusade to clean up corrupt politics and become a voice for the poor and forgotten after his surprising ascension to the post earlier this year
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A Honduran migrant bound for the U.S. border pushes a baby carriage in Zacapa, Guatemala, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. The group of some 2,000 Honduran migrants hit the road in Guatemala again Wednesday, hoping to reach the United States despite President Donald Trump's threat to cut off aid to Central American countries that don't stop them. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Food, water, ride: Guatemalans aid Honduran caravan migrantsMany of the more than 2,000 Hondurans in a migrant caravan trying to wend its way to the United States have been helped at every turn in Guatemala by residents offering food, water, and rides in private pickups or on flatbed of semi-trailer trucks
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Mexican government shields officials from corruption probeLess than two months before Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto leaves office, his administration is seeking to shield itself from a corruption investigation that has the potential to sweep up federal officials
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Honduran migrants who are traveling to the U.S. as a group get a free ride in the back of a driver's truck as they make their way through Zacapa, Guatemala, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. The group of some 2,000 Honduran migrants hit the road in Guatemala again Wednesday, hoping to reach the United States despite President Donald Trump's threat to cut off aid to Central American countries that don't stop them. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Migrants moving again in Guatemala, Trump targets DemocratsMore than 2,000 Honduran migrants traveling en masse through Guatemala have resumed their journey toward the United States, even as U.S. President Donald Trump sought to turn the caravan into a political issue three weeks before midterm elections
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Brazil presidential candidates woo religious leadersBrazil's presidential candidates wooed church leaders Wednesday ahead of a runoff in this deeply religious country with sizable Catholic and evangelical populations
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The Latest: Mexico says no special treatment for caravanMexico's government says people in a caravan of Honduran migrants headed for the U.S. will be treated the same as anyone else entering the country
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Haitians protest alleged misuse of Petrocaribe fundsA protest by tens of thousands of people across Haiti has turned violent as anger grows over the alleged misuse of funds from an oil assistance program sponsored by Venezuela
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Former Tropical Storm Tara dissipates in Pacific off MexicoTropical Storm Tara weakened to a depression and then dissipated after drenching Mexico's central Pacific coast while moving just offshore
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A Honduran migrant carries his son as he walks toward the U.S., in Chiquimula, Guatemala, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to cut aid to Honduras if it doesn't stop the impromptu caravan of migrants, but it remains unclear if governments in the region can summon the political will to physically halt the determined border-crossers. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Trump warns of aid cut over migrant caravan now in GuatemalaU.S. President Donald Trump is threatening to cut aid to three Central American nations if they let people travel to the U.S. illegally, reacting to a caravan of some 2,000 migrants advancing through Guatemala with hopes of reaching the U.S.
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President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The Latest: Trump expands aid threat over migrant caravanU.S. President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter again to warn Central American countries they could lose aid if they don't stop migrants heading to the United States
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Brazil's Temer charged with corruption, money launderingBrazil's federal police are recommending in a new case that President Michel Temer be put on trial for corruption, money laundering and criminal association
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Brazil presidential candidates exchange insults on TwitterThe far-right front-runner and his left-leaning challenger in Brazil's presidential race have engaged in a heated exchange of tweets less than two weeks before their runoff election
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