LatAm leaders declare region a ‘zone of peace’

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Cuba's President Raul Castro, right, talks with Costa Rica President Laura Chinchilla, second right, Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, left, and his wife Angelica Rivera, second left. Top row from left: Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega, and his wife Rosario Murillo,and Jamaica's Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller are seen before the family photo of the CELAC ( Community of Latin American and Caribbean Countries) at the Revolution Palace in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. Leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean are in Cuba to talk about poverty and inequality at a summit of a regional bloc formed as a force for integration and a counterbalance to the U.S. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)HAVANA (AP) — Leaders from across Latin America and the Caribbean signed a resolution declaring the region a “zone of peace” on Wednesday, pledging to resolve their disputes as respectful neighbors without the use of arms.