Argentines try to understand why the pope won't return homePope Francis has zigzagged across Latin America, doing everything from visiting the poor in several slums to rubbing elbows with several presidents _ but never returned to his native Argentina in his five years as pontiff
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AP PHOTOS: Pope draws crowd to Chile Mass, also protestsAP PHOTOS: A smiling Pope Francis drew a big crowd at an outdoor Mass in the Chilean capital on the first full day of a six-day visit to Chile and Peru _ he also attracted protests by groups unhappy with the Catholic Church
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Ex-Ecuador leader Rafael Correa leaves leftist ruling partyFormer Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa is leaving the political party that helped cement his rise to power in the latest squabble with the man he chose to succeed him and continue his "Citizens' Revolution."
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Rebel ex-policeman among dead in Venezuela shootoutOfficials in Venezuela confirm that a rebellious police officer who led a dramatic attack in Caracas last year was among seven killed in a violent shootout with security forces
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