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Hurricane Jova to hit Mexico’s Pacific coast
PUERTO VALLARTA — Hurricane Jova strengthened to a major, Category 3 hurricane Monday as it blew toward Mexico’s Pacific coast, threatening the idyllic beach resort of Barra de Navidad and one of the nation’s biggest cargo ports.
Jova’s maximum sustained winds built to near 125 mph by Monday morning, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said it could reach Category 4 strength, with winds greater than 131 mph, on Tuesday before hitting land.
The forecast track would carry its center near Barra de Navidad, south of the larger resort of Puerto Vallarta, late Tuesday.
Students reject restarting negotiations
SANTIAGO — Chilean student groups that have been protesting more than five months to demand that the government improve education have refused the president’s request to resume negotiations and say they won’t go back to class.
A confederation of 36 student groups at Chile’s 25 state universities made the decision during a meeting Sunday.
President Sebastian Pinera had urged the groups to restart talks that the students broke off last week and to resume their studies.
Striking students are demanding that the government provide free public education for all students, not just the poorest.
They also want state subsidies for private colleges reduced and the government to improve the quality of education.
Early returns support giving expats the vote
ASUNCION — A proposal to allow Paraguayans living abroad to vote in elections at home won overwhelming support Sunday after most ballots were counted from a lightly attended national referendum.
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