Latin America and Caribbean News

FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2019 file photo, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, right, speaks with Constitutional Assembly President Diosdado Cabello at the Supreme Court during an annual ceremony that marks the start of the judicial year in Caracas, Venezuela. The U.S. has opened up secret communications with Cabello as members of Maduro’s inner circle seek guarantees they won’t face retribution if they cede to growing demands to remove him, a senior administration official told The Associated Press on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
AP Exclusive: US talks secretly to Venezuela socialist bossAP Exclusive: A senior administration official says the U.S. has opened up secret communications with Venezuela's socialist party boss
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4 dead as rival fans fight before Honduran soccer gameA fourth victim has died from injuries sustained during a fight between fans of the rival Honduran soccer teams Motagua and Olimpia, a hospital spokeswoman said Sunday
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2019 file photo, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, right, speaks with Constitutional Assembly President Diosdado Cabello at the Supreme Court during an annual ceremony that marks the start of the judicial year in Caracas, Venezuela. The U.S. has opened up secret communications with Cabello as members of Maduro’s inner circle seek guarantees they won’t face retribution if they cede to growing demands to remove him, a senior administration official told The Associated Press on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
AP Exclusive: US talks secretly to Venezuela socialist bossAP Exclusive: A senior administration official says the U.S. has opened up secret communications with Venezuela's socialist party boss
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CORRECTION: Argentina storyCORRECTION: Argentina story
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Protesters trashed a bus station, spray painting the walls and shattering the windows, on the sidelines of a women's march sparked by a string of alleged sexual attacks by police officers, in Mexico City, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019.  On Friday, hundreds of women demonstrated largely peacefully in downtown Mexico City with pink spray paint and smoke. This week, an auxiliary policeman was held for trial on charges he raped a young female employee at a city museum. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Mexico City assesses monument damage after anti-rape marchWorkers have erected a wooden wall around Mexico City's iconic Angel of Independence monument after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous protest over a string of alleged rapes by police
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Mexico is busing asylum-seeking migrants to southern borderThe Mexican government says it is busing migrants who have applied for asylum in the United States to southern Mexico
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Women in Mexico City protest against alleged police rapesHundreds of women wielding pink spray paint and smoke have demonstrated in downtown Mexico City to protest against a string of alleged sexual attacks by police officers
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El Salvador sentences gang members; murder rate droppingEl Salvador's justice minister says the country's homicide rate has fallen to about 4.4 killings a day since June, about half of 2018 levels
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Christopher Landau, the new U.S. ambassador to Mexico, delivers a statement to members of the media at the Benito Juarez International Airport, upon his arrival to Mexico City, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
New US Ambassador arrives in Mexico with 'hand extended'New U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Christopher Landau has arrived in Mexico City to take up one of Washington's most important diplomatic posts, which has been empty for over a year
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Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vazquez speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at La Fortaleza, official residence of the Governor of Puerto Rico, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. Governor Vazquez says she plans to remain in the position to help ease the U.S. territory's political turmoil and will have the flexibility to truly work for the people because she is free of all political ties or obligations. (AP Photo/Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo)
AP Interview: Puerto Rico governor to stay, fight corruptionAP Interview: Puerto Rico governor plans to stay, help ease political turmoil, fight corruption
The Associated Press2 days ago
In Venezuela, young baseball players still have big dreamsVenezuela was an incubator of Major League Baseball stars such as Miguel Cabrera and Felix Hernández, but now the troubled country is struggling to showcase emerging talent
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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: Indigenous women protest against Brazil's president, supports of Venezuela's government chastise U.S. over sanctions, Paraguayans rail against their leader for deal with Brazil over sharing power from hydroelectric project
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Mexico finds 65 lost Bangladeshi, Sri Lankan migrantsMexican authorities say federal police found 65 severely dehydrated and hungry migrants from Bangladesh and Sri Lanka wandering on a highway in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz
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Panama's capital City marks 500th anniversary of foundingPanama City is marking the 500th anniversary of its founding by the Spanish on Aug. 15, 1519
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Bolsonaro fires back after Norway, Germany suspend fundingBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is taking aim at Germany and Norway after they cut donations for Brazilian forestry projects in criticism of his policies, with the far-right leader saying they should focus on their own environmental problems
The Associated Press3 days ago
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