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Feds widen probe of drug smuggling allegations against Venezuelan leaders

Federal authorities are taking aim at the second-most powerful Venezuelan government official in a widening U.S. investigation into allegations that he pocketed millions of dollars from drug profits while providing a safe haven for Colombian traffickers to ship loads of cocaine through the country to the United States.

Cuba

Skateboarders in Cuba find a niche despite outlaw image

As Cubans enthusiastically adopt skateboarding, they learn to make do with a shortage of equipment, limited recreational sites and occasional harassment – another example of the challenge of emulating trends elsewhere that have not received official sanction in the island nation.

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