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Castro: Detente Won't Change Cuban System

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Three men who served long U.S. prison terms for spying received a standing ovation in Cuba’s parliament, as President Raúl Castro declared that detente with Washington won’t change the communist system he leads. Read More »

Mexico Raises Minimum Wage by 4.2%

The Mexican minimum-wage commission on Friday determined to raise the country’s daily minimum wage by 4.2%—in line with current inflation—to about 70 pesos a day, less than $5 at current exchange rates. Read More »

Nigerian Insurgents Take a Shot at Governing

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In government-held areas of Nigeria, Boko Haram still creates chaos with near-daily bombings, shootings, and kidnappings. But in the areas the Islamist insurgency controls, it is beginning to establish its own order. Read More »