The Latest: Pope urges end to Amazon rainforest exploitationPope Francis has travelled deep into the Amazonian rainforest to demand an end to the relentless exploitation of its timber, gas and gold and the recognition of its indigenous peoples as the primary custodians to determine the future of "our common home."
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Peru's indigenous welcome Pope Francis to scorching AmazonAfter lengthy treks through the muddy Amazon, indigenous men, women and children will greet Pope Francis Friday in a visit to the world's largest rainforest that indigenous leaders hope will mark a turning point for the increasingly threatened ecosystem
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Tourism booming in Cuba despite tougher new Trump policyPresident Donald Trump said he was rolling back some of Barack Obama's opening to Cuba in order to starve the island's military-run economy of U.S. tourism dollars and ratchet up pressure for regime change _ but that doesn't seem to be happening
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Mexico rights body blames marines, police for 2014 killingsMexico's National Human Rights Commission says evidence indicates marines and a security detail for a border mayor were responsible for the 2014 killings of three American siblings and a Mexican acquaintance
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