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Common Core State Standard
RH.CCS.7 Grades 6-12: Students are asked to locate a country or geographical area on a map, connecting information with a specific location. Then, students answer a series of quiz questions based on a current news event happening in that location. Students must combine their prior knowledge with information presented in the question to determine the correct answers.

Cubans protest new Ecuador visa rule -- 11/30/2015

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Q: Hundreds of Cubans protested at the Ecuadorian embassy in Cuba last week after the South American nation announced they would need visas to enter the country as of Dec. 1. The visa rule follows talks earlier last week on the fate thousands of Cubans stranded in Costa Rica en route to the United States. Where is Ecuador, Costa Rica or Cuba on this map?

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