* Puerto Rico: Approximately 30,000 teachers went on a one-day strike on Thursday to protest against problem's with the island's education system and government-backed reforms.
* U.S.: There may be a record this year in the number of deaths of migrants crossing into Arizona’s Pima County despite a local push for tougher immigration policies.
* Latin America: Is there an arms race in Latin America? Not in the opinion of one senior U.S. diplomat.
* Colombia: Most residents living near the Galeras Volcano have opted not to evacuate despite an increased risk of eruption.
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Online Sources- LAHT, UPI, CNN, The Latin Americanist