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In Mexico, 20 people were killed, including four children, during what turned out to be one of the bloodiest weekends the country has seen in the past two months in the war on drugs. Also in Argentina, subway workers entered day 10 of a wage strike where they are demanding a 28 percent pay increase in order to keep up with the country’s inflation. Across Cuba, children held concerts in celebration of Fidel Castro’s 86th birthday. And Mexico’s winning soccer team returned to their home country after defeating Brazil 2-1 during the Olympic final match and winning the country’s first summer Olympics gold medal.