Latin America and Caribbean News

New tropical storm brings rains to central Mexican coastNewly formed Tropical Storm Tara is soaking parts of west-central Mexico with heavy rains as it drifts off the country's central Pacific coast
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Body of newlywed man found on Costa RicaThe body of a Massachusetts man who was swept away by floodwaters while honeymooning in Costa Rica has been recovered
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Memory of slain councilwoman honored in Rio de JaneiroThousands of people have gathered in Brazil's second largest city to honor the memory of a councilwoman and human rights activist who was shot to death seven months ago
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Nicaraguan activists detained in government crackdownA Nicaraguan human rights group says two activists were forced off a plane for questioning by government officials in Managua amid detentions of anti-government protesters
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Migrant caravan swells in Honduras as group nears GuatemalaHundreds more Hondurans have joined a caravan of migrants moving toward the country's border with Guatemala in a desperate attempt to flee poverty and seek new lives in the United States
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this April 26, 2018, file photo, U.S. Border Patrol Acting Chief Carla L. Provost, left, meets with members of the media south of Falfurrias, Texas. Immigration authorities detain and process thousands of people every month who cross the U.S. border without permission. But when detained people try to make claims of misconduct, advocates say they run into a series of hurdles and issues that make their complaints difficult to substantiate. Border Patrol chief Provost said in a recent interview that her agency takes any allegations against any of its 19,000 agents "very, very seriously." (Joel Martinez/The Monitor via AP File)
Immigrants face hurdles to prove abuse by US agentsAdvocates say immigrants in detention who report misconduct by Border Patrol agents face hurdles that make their complaints difficult to substantiate
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Spontaneous caravan of migrants winds way through HondurasA caravan of more than 1,000 Hondurans is winding its way toward their country's border with Guatemala, with the goal of reaching a better life in the United States
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico assures China that new trade deal won't hurt tiesMexico has assured the Chinese government that new trade terms it agreed to with the United States and Canada won't dampen its economic and bilateral relations with China
The Associated Press1 day ago
Guatemala volcano spews ash months after deadly eruptionGuatemala's Volcano of Fire is spewing ash and lava just months after an eruption killed at least 110 people
The Associated Press1 day ago
Record-setting rainfall slows Phoenix traffic, shutters fairRecord-setting rainfall closed the Arizona State Fair on Saturday and slowed traffic on a freeway and local streets across metro Phoenix
The Associated Press1 day ago
Venezuela frees, uproots to Spain jailed opposition activistVenezuelan authorities have freed prominent opposition activist Lorent Saleh
The Associated Press2 days ago
Colombia park fights animal trafficking with educationColombia park uses rescued animals to teach visitors about animal trafficking
The Associated Press2 days ago
Venezuelan doctors on US Navy mission to help compatriotsA dozen Venezuelan doctors volunteered to join the USNS Comfort as the Navy hospital ship visits three South American countries this month that are struggling to cope with a flood of migrants from crisis-wracked Venezuela
The Associated Press2 days ago
Tropical Storm Sergio hits northwestern Mexico, dissipatesTropical Storm Sergio has dissipated into a remnant low after soaking the Baja California Peninsula, crossing the Gulf of California and then continuing to lose punch over mainland Mexico
The Associated Press2 days ago
American diplomat death being investigated as homicideNew court filings show the FBI and U.S. State Department are investigating an American diplomat found death last month in Madagascar as a homicide
The Associated Press2 days ago
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