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Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Keiko Fujimori
Two small explosive devices went off before dawn at two Mexico City banks on Monday, shattering windows but leaving no injuries, the city's top prosecutor said.
The Guatemalan government Monday blamed the Mexican drug gang, the Zetas, for a massacre of 29 ranch workers in a rural province near the Mexican border.
A suspect in the kidnapping and killing of bus passengers near the U.S. border led Mexican soldiers to another set of clandestine graves containing 16 bodies, bringing to 88 the number of corpses found in mass pits in the northern state of Tamaulipas.
An anti-establishment military man who promises to redistribute Peru's wealth won the most votes in Sunday's presidential vote and is headed into a runoff against the daughter of imprisoned former President Alberto Fujimori, unofficial results showed.