Latin America and Caribbean News

Protests disrupt French Guiana, prompt US travel warningLarge protests have spread throughout French Guiana, blocking roads to neighboring Brazil and Suriname and prompting the U.S. government to issue a travel warning for the French territory on in South America
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
Brothers in Texas get life in prison for 3 Mexico killingsTwo brothers have been sentenced to life in prison for their roles in the 2008 killings of three relatives in Mexico
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Cubans say they entered US before end of immigration policyA group of 11 Cuban immigrants being detained in Texas are fighting deportation after alleging they were wrongly turned away while trying to enter the U.S. just before a long-standing immigration policy related to Cubans was rescinded
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Venezuela asks UN help in boosting medicine suppliesVenezuela's President Nicolas Maduro is asking the United Nations for "help" boosting medicine supplies in the shortage-plagued South American nation
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Death toll in Guatemala shelter fire rises to 41The death toll in a fire at a Guatemalan children's shelter has risen to 41 after another girl died of her injuries
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Venezuela president asks United Nations for 'help' boosting medicine supplies in shortage-plagued South American nationVenezuela president asks United Nations for 'help' boosting medicine supplies in shortage-plagued South American nation
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Colombia official says Venezuela raid may be tied to crisisA Colombian official said an incursion by Venezuelan troops may have been linked to Colombia's call for elections in the neighboring South American nation
The Associated Press9 hours ago
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: Inmates rioted in a correctional facility in Guatemala, fans danced at a music festival in Mexico, and in Peru rains brought floods that killed dozens and left thousands homeless
The Associated Press22 hours ago
US, 13 other nations demand Venezuela hold elections soonThe United States and group of 13 nations across the Americas called on Venezuela's government to hold elections and immediately free political prisoners, setting up a potential diplomatic showdown with President Nicolas Maduro's socialist administration
The Associated Press1 day ago
Ukraine ex-finance minister to oversee Puerto Rico crisisA federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico's finances has named Ukraine's former finance minister as its executive director
The Associated Press1 day ago
29 inmates tunnel out of northern Mexico prisonA group of 29 inmates tunneled their way out of a prison in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas
The Associated Press1 day ago
Peru mudslide survivor: I prayed to God for strengthClinging to a trunk against a massive current of mud outside her home, Evangelina Chamorro cried out to her husband
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexican journalist shot dead in northern state of ChihuahuaA Mexican journalist for the national newspaper La Jornada has been shot dead in the northern state of Chihuahua
The Associated Press1 day ago
Argentina's Fernandez to face trial in state fraud caseA judge in Argentina has ordered former President Cristina Fernandez to face trial in a case where she is accused of defrauding the state as part of her government's handling of the dollar futures market
The Associated Press1 day ago
Argentina welcomes Syria migrants after Trump slams doorWhile President Donald Trump is slamming the door on Syrian migrants coming to the U.S., the governor of Argentina's San Luis province is welcoming them in what is seen as the most generous humanitarian program of its kind in South America
The Associated Press1 day ago
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