AFP Americas News Agenda for April 25

Duty Editor: Daniel Woolls

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What's happening in the Americas on Thursday:

+ Inauguration of Bush presidential library

DALLAS, Texas: The George W. Bush presidential library is inaugurated in Texas, with President Barack Obama and all living ex-presidents in attendance. Picture. Video (US-POLITICS-HISTORY-BUSH)


WASHINGTON: The US Department of Labor reports weekly data on claims for unemployment benefits. 1230 GMT. Expect coverage (US-ECONOMY-UNEMPLOYMENT-CLAIMS)

-- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor delivers an address on US-China relations at 1300 GMT at a conference of the Committee of 100, a Chinese-American group (US-CHINA-POLITICS)

-- Joseph Yun, the acting US assistant secretary of state for East Asia, and his Pentagon counterpart David Helvey testify on US policy toward the region before a Senate Foreign Relations Committee panel at 1800 GMT (US-ASIA-DIPLOMACY)