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Venezuela's self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido, speaks during an economic forum in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. The Trump administration is sending another large shipment of humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border in Colombia, for the first time using U.S. military aircraft as it increases pressure on Nicolas Maduro to give up power, according to a State Department email sent to Congress. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
US military planes land near Venezuela border with aidThe U.S. Air Force has begun flying tons of aid to a Colombian town on the Venezuelan border as part of an effort meant to undermine socialist President Nicolas Maduro
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Flamengo fan Sonia Maria Mendes cries during a mass in honor for the 10 teenage soccer players who were killed by a fire at the Flamengo training center last Friday, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. The victims were between 14 and 16 years old. Police are still investigating what caused the fire. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Flamengo soccer club fire in Brazil: bad luck or negligence?Was the fire at the training facility of soccer club Flamengo just a question of bad luck, or did negligence play a role
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Explosive device found, disarmed in Mexican mallAuthorities on the outskirts of Mexico's capital are investigating a homemade explosive device found in a shopping mall bathroom
The Associated Press17 hours ago
People on a motorcycle drive past a burning roadblock placed by anti-government protesters who are demanding the resignation of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, near the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. Protesters are angry about skyrocketing inflation and the government's failure to prosecute embezzlement from a multi-billion Venezuelan program that sent discounted oil to Haiti. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
Haiti to unveil economic measures to quell violent protestsHaitians say they will keep protesting until President Jovenel Moise resigns despite his announcement of upcoming economic measures to quell more than a week of violent demonstrations across the country
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2019 file photo, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks during a press conference in Mexico City. Lopez Obrador announced on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, a $3.9 billion bailout for the cash-strapped state-owned Pemex oil company. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)
Mexican president announces bailout for cash-strapped PemexMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announces bailout for the cash-strapped state-owned oil company
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Venezuelan Bolivarian Guardsmen stand guard at the Tienditas International Bridge that links Colombia and Venezuela, near Urena, Venezuela, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. As humanitarian aid kits were being packed into individual white bags in the city of Cucuta, just across the river from Venezuela, U.S. officials and Venezuelan opposition leaders appealed to the military to the let the aid through. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
US military aircraft to deliver more aid to Venezuela borderThe Trump administration is sending another large shipment of humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border in Colombia, for the first time using U.S. military aircraft as it increases pressure on Nicolas Maduro to give up power
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Monarch butterflies cluster in the Amanalco de Becerra sanctuary, on the mountains near the extinct Nevado de Toluca volcano, in Mexico, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. In towering firs above and below the butterflies hung in massive clumps on sagging boughs. Their brilliant orange and black colors were hidden by the pale underside of their closed wings as they clung to each other in the clusters. (AP Photo/ Marco Ugarte)
Locals find monarch colony in Mexico after yearslong searchFor years, park rangers and conservationists working around Mexico's Nevado de Toluca volcano chased rumors of a monarch butterfly colony that wintered high in a forest of oyamel firs in some corner of the 132,000-acre (53,419-hectare) national reserve
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. Even while criticizing Donald Trump's confrontational stance toward his socialist government, Maduro said he holds out hope of meeting the U.S. president to resolve an impasse over his recognition of opponent Juan Guaido as Venezuela's rightful leader. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
AP Interview: Maduro reveals secret meetings with US envoyAP Interview: Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro predicts he will survive the global campaign to force his resignation and tells AP his government is in secret talks with the Trump administration
The Associated Press1 day ago
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at Miraflores presidential palace, where a painting of independence hero Simon Bolivar hangs, in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. Maduro is inviting a U.S. special envoy to come to Venezuela after revealing during the interview that his foreign minister recently held secret meetings with the U.S. official in New York. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
The Latest: US announces sanctions against Maduro officialsThe Trump administration has sanctioned Venezuela's oil chief and key intelligence officials under President Nicolas Maduro, tightening pressure on the embattled leader
The Associated Press1 day ago
Leaked State Department email: US military aircraft to start delivering 250 tons of humanitarian aid to Venezuela borderLeaked State Department email: US military aircraft to start delivering 250 tons of humanitarian aid to Venezuela border
The Associated Press1 day ago
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: Foes and allies of Venezuela's president stage rival demonstrations, Haitians stages days of protests against their leader, former Costa Rican president hit with sexual assault allegations
The Associated Press1 day ago
Colombian President Ivan Duque Marquez gives a keynote address at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz)
The Latest: Colombia leader urges China to back Maduro foesThe president of Colombia says China's role in Latin America would be stronger if the Asian country recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's interim president instead of backing President Nicolas Maduro
The Associated Press1 day ago
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. Even while criticizing Donald Trump's confrontational stance toward his socialist government, Maduro said he holds out hope of meeting the U.S. president to resolve an impasse over his recognition of opponent Juan Guaido as Venezuela's rightful leader. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
AP Interview: Maduro reveals secret meetings with US envoyAP Interview: Maduro reveals secret New York meetings with US envoy amid standoff
The Associated Press1 day ago
Panama to build migrant shelter as hundreds of Cubans enterPanama's government says it will build a migrant shelter on its southern border with Colombia, after the latest wave of migrants crossed into the country
The Associated Press1 day ago
President Maduro tells AP: US steals billions in Venezuela's money, offers 'crumbs' in aid that he vows to rejectPresident Maduro tells AP: US steals billions in Venezuela's money, offers 'crumbs' in aid that he vows to reject
The Associated Press1 day ago
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