Latin America and Caribbean News

Cuba restores oldest Jewish cemetery as Havana is spruced upSlowly, the oldest Jewish cemetery in Cuba is beginning to be rehabilitated, along with the memory of many of the island's early Jewish forebears.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This June 20, 2019, file frame from video shows the entrance of a Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas. U.S. Customs and Border Protection has told a Texas congresswoman Monday, June 24, that the agency is quickly removing children from the patrol station following reports that children locked inside were in a perilous situation. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio, File)
Government moves migrant kids after AP exposes bad treatmentA Texas congresswoman says the federal government has removed most of the children from a remote Border Patrol station near El Paso following reports that more than 300 children were detained in squalid conditions
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Nuevo Laredo says it will receive migrants returned from USThe Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo is to begin receiving migrants returned from the United States to wait in Mexico while their asylum claims wind through U.S. courts
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Brazil says deaths from dengue up 163% in first half of yearBrazil's health ministry says deaths from dengue fever in the last six months have risen 163% from the same period last year
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Italian mobster Rocco Morabito escapes from Uruguayan prisonUruguay's interior ministry says a top Italian organized crime boss has escaped from the prison where he was awaiting extradition to Italy
The Associated Press15 hours ago
What's an advanced Russian warship doing in Havana harbor?Questions and answers on the Admiral Gorshkov, an advanced Russian warship that arrived in Havana harbor and now sits at the dock used until this month by U.S. cruise ships
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Government moves more than 300 children out of Texas Border Patrol station after AP report of perilous conditionsGovernment moves more than 300 children out of Texas Border Patrol station after AP report of perilous conditions
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Mexico newspaper's printing director dies after attackA newspaper in Mexico says one of its staffers has died days after he was shot in the Gulf coast state of Tamaulipas
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Chile's dictatorship-era children demand legal recognitionThe "posthumous children" of the Chilean dictatorship lost one or both of their parents during the 1973-1990 era regime, and some have fought for decades demanding to be recognized as offspring of victims
The Associated Press1 day ago
A Mexican migration agent, left, checks passengers' documents at an immigration checkpoint in Arriaga, on Mexico's southern border, Sunday, June 23, 2019. Residents of Arriaga expressed a mixture of concern for the migrants they have grown accustomed to hosting and relief that officials are looking to get a better handle on migrant flows. (AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)
Mexico officials detain more migrants as crackdown steps upMexican authorities are reinforcing efforts to deter Central Americans and others from crossing the country to reach the United States, detaining migrants in the south and stationing National Guardsmen along the Rio Grande in the north
The Associated Press1 day ago
A reveler poses for a picture during the annual gay pride parade along Paulista avenue in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, June 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
Huge crowds for LGBT pride parade in Brazil's biggest cityHundreds of thousands of people have filled a main Sao Paulo thoroughfare for one of the world's largest LGBT pride parades
The Associated Press1 day ago
Thousands attend funeral of former Jamaican PM Edward SeagaThousands of Jamaicans have turned out for the funeral of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga, who was the last survivor of the generation of politicians who led the country to independence from Britain in 1962
The Associated Press1 day ago
A reveler poses for a picture during the annual gay pride parade along Paulista avenue in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, June 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
Huge crowds for LGBT pride parade in Brazil's biggest cityHundreds of thousands of people have filled a main Sao Paulo thoroughfare for one of the world's largest LGBT pride parades
The Associated Press1 day ago
Correction: United States-NicaraguaCorrection: United States-Nicaragua story
The Associated Press2 days ago
People protest outside of the United Nations Development Program office in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, June 21, 2019. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
UN human rights chief appeals for dialogue in VenezuelaThe United Nations' top human rights official is urging Venezuela's government and opposition to put aside deep political differences and commit to dialogue aimed at ending a humanitarian crisis showing no signs of letting up
The Associated Press3 days ago
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