Christian Leffler (right), chief European negotiator for the EU-Cuba talks and Cuba’s deputy foreign minister Abelardo Moreno (left) attend a meeting at Cuba’s foreign ministry in Havana. Cuba and the European Union will hold a third round of talks in Havana this week aimed at increasing trade, investment and political dialogue after overcoming a dispute that delayed the negotiations. Photograph: Alejandro Ernesto/Pool

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 Gerry Adams speaks to Friends of Sinn Féin supporters during a breakfast on St Patrick’s Day, 2005. Photo:   Alex Wong/Getty Images

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Villarrica volcano, 1200 km from Santiago, in southern Chile, erupting on March 3rd, 2015 forcing the evacuation of more than 3,000 people in nearby villages. Photograph: AFP Photo/Antonchile/Carlos Rocuant 1:04

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Police detain some teachers and relatives during their protest in Acapulco, Guerrero State, Mexico.

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Mexico captured its most wanted drug lord on Friday, former primary school teacher Servando “La Tuta” Gomez, and delivered a boost to a government battered by gang violence. The 49-year-old gang boss was the prime target of President Enrique Pena Nieto’s effort to regain control of Michoacan, a western state wracked by clashes between Gomez’s Knights Templar cartel and armed vigilantes trying to oust them. Photograph:Henry Romero/Reuters

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