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In Cuba, a prominent dissident Oswaldo Paya, who was known as one of the key spokesmen for Cuba’s opposition, died over the weekend when the car he was traveling in crashed into a tree. Also, authorities are conducting an investigation after allegations of child abuse were raised in 61 schools across the country. And Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez compared his election rival, Henrique Capriles to U.S. presidential hopeful Mitt Romney. According to Chavez, Capriles and Romney have such right-winged ideas that border fascism. Lastly, thousands of demonstrators took the streets of Mexico City to protest the newly elected president, Enrique Peña Nieto. The protest was organized by the student movement, ‘#YoSoy132′.