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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: Protests over fuel shortages shut down Haiti, abortion rights activists angered by vote in Ecuador's congress, Mexicans mourn losses in 1985 and 2017 earthquakes
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Splendora Police officers Lt. Troy Teller, left, and Cpl. Jacob Rutherford guide a boat carrying Maria, Ramiro, Jr., Ramiro and and Veronica Lopez from their flooded neighborhood inundated by rains from Tropical Depression Imelda inundates the area on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Spendora, Texas. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Mexico's Los Cabos braces for approaching storm LorenaOwners have pulled boats from the water and shopkeepers put plywood over windows and doors as Tropical Storm Lorena bears down on Mexico's resort-studded Los Cabos area, predicted to arrive Friday at hurricane force
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Splendora Police officer Mike Jones carries Ramiro Lopez Jr.'s dog, Panthea, from a boat after the officers rescued the family from their flooded neighborhood as rains from Tropical Depression Imelda inundated the area, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Splendora, Texas. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Hurricane rips roofs, cuts power in Bermuda, but no deathsHurricane Humberto blew off rooftops, toppled trees and knocked out power as it blew past the British Atlantic island of Bermuda
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The Latest: Hurricane Jerry headed north of Leeward IslandsHurricane Jerry on a track headed north of the northernmost Leeward Islands
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Mississippi sheriff sets policies amid racial profiling suitA Mississippi county has settled a racial profiling lawsuit and its sheriff's department is setting policies that limit officers' use of race or national origin as a reason to stop and question people
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US still seeks to extradite ex-Venezuelan spy masterThe Trump administration says it is exploring ways to extradite a former Venezuelan military spy chief accused of drug smuggling, even after Spain's National Court rejected a U.S. extradition request
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Mexico still has much rebuilding to do from 2017 quakeMexico is marking the Sept. 19 anniversaries of 2017 earthquakes that killed more than 500 people and a devastating 1985 temblor that left at least 9,500 dead
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NGO: Forest fires in Bolivia burn Switzerland-sized areaAn environmental group says that forest fires have consumed more than 3.1 million hectares in just over a month in Bolivia, including areas in the South American nation's Amazon region
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In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019 photo, Fernando, an 18-year-old Honduran asylum seeker, walks inside the Grand Central Market after attending his weekly appointment with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement authorities, in downtown Los Angeles. President Donald Trump has made immigration a signature issue, pushing for tough restrictions on asylum, a stance that has pleased his supporters while rousing increasing sympathy for migrants among his critics. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Trump closes doors to immigrants, some US citizens open themA growing number of U.S. citizens have come out over the last year to pick up immigrants from detention centers, share meals with them or host them at their homes, sometimes one night, sometimes for a full year, groups and non-profits say
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Prices exceed expectations at Mexican relics saleNot only did Mexico fail to stop a French auction house's sale of about 120 pre-Hispanic artifacts, many sold for well above their estimated prices
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'Everybody cries here': Hope and despair in Mexican shelterThe Trump administration has effectively sealed the border to the vast majority of asylum-seekers, leaving tens of thousands of migrants in limbo, and shifting responsibility for U.S. immigration policy to the Mexican government and shelters
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A museum in Bolivia pays homage to President Evo MoralesBolivian President Evo Morales built a big museum in his desert birthplace to honor the country's indigenous peoples, but it has stirred controversy because the $7 million facility is dedicated to himself
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Mexico's Interjet grounds 2 workers after 'bomb' commentMexican airline Interjet says it has suspended two employees after a woman identified as a pilot suggested a bomb should blow up the capital's main square during Independence Day celebrations
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A postal truck drives through floodwaters from Tropical Depression Imelda, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Galveston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Humberto brushes Bermuda as new hurricane threatens MexicoHurricane Humberto has lashed Bermuda with strong winds as the powerful Category 3 storm passed just to the north of the British Atlantic territory, while a newly formed hurricane is threatening tourist resorts along Mexico's Pacific coast
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The Latest: Lorena becomes hurricane off coast of MexicoTropical Storm Lorena has become a hurricane just offshore the coast of Colima, Mexico
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