Latin America And Caribbean

QUITO, Ecuador - A lawyer for Ecuadorean police officers under investigation for last week's uprising that led to five deaths said Friday that his clients are being swept up in a "witch hunt." Attorney Patricio Armijos, who is representing more than 50 agents, said the legal process is plagued with imprecisions and based on suspicions.

GUATEMALA CITY - The United States won't participate in Guatemala's pilot adoption program.

HARTFORD, Conn. - Michael Melia, a correspondent for The Associated Press in San Juan, Puerto Rico, has been named administrative correspondent for the news cooperative in Hartford, where he will oversee news operations in Connecticut.

QUITO, Ecuador - Ecuador's interior minister says 46 police officers have been detained for alleged participation in the police revolt against President Rafael Correa that claimed five lives.

HAVANA - When Fidel Castro suddenly decided to shed his trademark olive green military fatigues and don street clothes in public for the first time in 35 years, a white guayabera shirt over blue slacks is what he put on.
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