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Cuba

Cuba denies entry to OAS Secretary General

The Secretary General of the Organization of American States Luis Almagro was scheduled to travel to the island to receive an democracy issued by a civil society group headed by activist Rosa María Payá, daugher of the late government opponent Oswaldo Payá.

Colombia

Explosion rattles Colombia’s capital

A dislodged traffic light box lies in the street of La Macarena barrio after a homemade bomb exploded near the Santamaria bull ring in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. The artefact was detonated just a few hours before a scheduled bullfight, killing a police officer and injuring several dozen bystanders.

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