U.S. bars Cuba, Venezuela from Americas summit; Mexican leader sits out

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By Matt Spetalnick and Dave Graham WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -The White House on Monday excluded Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua from the U.S.-hosted Summit of the Americas this week, prompting Mexico’s president to make good on a threat to skip the event because all countries in the Western Hemisphere were not invited. The boycott by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and some other leaders could diminish the relevance of the summit in Los Angeles, where the United States aims to address regional migration and economic challenges. President Joe Biden, a Democrat, hopes to repa…

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