Latin America and Caribbean News

Mexico leader says he talked with Trump about migrants, jobsMexico's leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he spoke by telephone Wednesday with U.S. President Donald Trump about migration and job creation
The Associated Press3 hours ago
UN group slams Mexican plan to hold more suspects pendingA U.N. rights group is criticizing a proposal by Mexico's leftist Morena party to broaden the list of charges that require suspects be jailed while on trial
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Jailed former Venezuela oil minister dies in state custodyVenezuelan officials say the jailed former head of the state-run oil giant PDVSA has died in state custody
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Congress moves to ban cockfighting in US territoriesCongress has given final passage to legislation that would shut down legal cockfights in U.S. territories including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, ending an institution dating from the colonial era that generates millions of dollars each year
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Mexico raids lab producing fentanyl in capitalMexican federal agents have detained four people in a raid on a clandestine lab that apparently produced the synthetic opioid fentanyl in Mexico City
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Nicaraguan lawmakers go after allegedly anti-government NGOsNicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's legislative allies are canceling the legal status of non-governmental groups identified as supporting months-long opposition protests
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Woman sues Royal Caribbean over husband's zip line deathA woman is suing Royal Caribbean Cruises, claiming the company is responsible for a zip line accident that killed her husband on the Honduran island of Roatan
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Venezuela's Maduro: US leads assassination plot against himVenezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro says he's uncovered an assassination plot that leads directly to the White House
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Memorial for cathedral victims, death toll rises to 5Close to 1,000 people have attended a memorial service for the people gunned down inside a cathedral in southeastern Brazil, and authorities say the toll of dead has risen to five
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Sex abuse allegations against Brazil healer multiplyAuthorities say that more than 200 victims have come forward to accuse a spiritual healer of sexual abuse in the central Brazilian state of Goias
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Mexican president starts process to scrap education reformsMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has signed an initiative that would cancel the controversial education reforms of his predecessor
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Cubans welcome softer laws on business and artCuban entrepreneurs and artists are welcoming a recent series of government decisions to soften laws that could have sharply limited private enterprise and artistic expression
The Associated Press11 hours ago
6 charged in '11 killing of US bank executive in Puerto RicoFederal authorities in Puerto Rico say they have solved the high-profile killing of a U.S. banking executive slain more than seven years ago in a drive-by shooting on one of Puerto Rico's busiest highways
The Associated Press12 hours ago
AP PHOTOS: AP photojournalist portrays volcano's devastationAP PHOTOS: AP photojournalist portrays the devastation wrought by Guatemala's Volcano of Fire
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico passes law restructuring Attorney General's OfficeThe lower house of Mexico's Congress has passed legislation aimed at restructuring the Attorney General's Office amid a growing wave of homicides in the country
The Associated Press1 day ago
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