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Celebrating Mexico's bicentennial is bittersweet

On Sept. 16, Mexico will celebrate its bicentennial and honor the heroes that first declared the nation's independence from Spain in 1810.

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Puerto Rican independence leader Juan Mari Bras dies at 82

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Juan Mari Bras, an elder statesman of Puerto Rico's independence movement who gave up U.S. citizenship in an act that inspired hundreds of other activists, died Friday, Sept. 10. He was 82.