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ThursdayOctober 23, 2014

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Governor of Guerrero, Mexico Resigns Amidst Scandal of 43 Missing Students

The governor of the southern Mexican state of Guerrero announced Thursday that he will step down amid increasing protests over the disappearance of 43 students and the deaths of six others at the hands of police.

Gov. Angel Aguirre, a member of the leftist PRD, told reporters in Chilpancingo, the state capital, that he is leaving office “to favor a political climate” conducive to a solution.

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Peru in Crisis as Health Care Workers Stage Nationwide Strike

Public health employees in Peru launched a nationwide strike Thursday to press the government to comply with the agreements that ended a previous job action, union leader Susana Palacios told Efe.

The strike was called by the Fenutssa labor union, which represents some 95,000 Health Ministry employees, including administrators, nurses and nurses aides, psychologists, biologists and other technical personnel.

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Desert ‘Rescue Towers’ Saving Lives of Undocumented Immigrants Crossing Border Illegally

The so-called rescue towers placed by the U.S. Border Patrol along the Arizona border may often mean the difference between life and death for migrants lost or abandoned in the desert without water or food.

“When people are in danger, whether it be from dehydration or they need medical help, they can see these towers and press the button that starts a rescue (operation),” the head of the Border Patrol’s Tucson Sector, Manuel Padilla, told Efe on Thursday.

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ThursdayOctober 23, 2014