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Latin Leaders to Form Regional Force for Fighting Crime and Terrorism

Central American leaders agreed Thursday to create a regional special forces unit to fight drug trafficking, gang violence and terrorism within their borders. Wrapping up a two-day meeting, the leaders said they would also develop a Central American passport and common visa requirements for the region. The decisions were the latest steps aimed at integrating the region by opening borders from Nicaragua to Guatemala and working toward a free trade agreement including the U.S. and the Dominican Republic. Full Story

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