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Bahamas military detains 70 Haitian migrants from sailboat
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- The Bahamas military has detained 70 Haitians crossing the southern portion of the island chain in a sailboat....



Chilean poet, physicist Nicanor Parra dies at 103
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- Nicanor Parra, a Chilean physicist, mathematician and self-described "anti-poet" whose eccentric writings won him a leading place in Latin American literature, died Tuesday. He was 103....



Lawyers ask judges not to jail Brazil's ex-president
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) -- Lawyers for Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva asked a group of judges not to arrest the former Brazilian president in case his conviction on corruption and money laundering charges is upheld Wednesday....



Hope, fear as Puerto Rico moves to privatize power company
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- The announcement that Puerto Rico's governor is moving to privatize the U.S. territory's public power company has many on the island of 3.3 million people asking whether this will finally bring them more affordable electric bills and more reliable service....



AP Explains: What's next for Brazil's da Silva after appeal
SAO PAULO (AP) -- Brazilian judges are scheduled to rule Wednesday on former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's appeal of his conviction on corruption and money laundering charges. The decision could prevent da Silva from running in this year's presidential election and even potentially end the career of the enduringly popular politician. Here's a look at the case and its importance....