Latin America and Caribbean News

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 Press50 minutes 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 Press1 hour 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 Press3 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 Press16 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 Press20 hours 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 Press22 hours 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 Press23 hours 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
Mexico seizes 4th drug flight this year in Baja CaliforniaMexico's federal police and army have seized a small airplane carrying nearly 700 pounds (315 kilograms) of cocaine, about half that much meth and 93 pounds (42 kilograms) of heroin in Baja California state
The Associated Press1 day ago
Striking Argentine teachers stage protest march in capitalTens of thousands of Argentine teachers march in the capital as part of a nationwide strike challenging the administration of President Mauricio Macri
The Associated Press1 day ago
Puerto Rico's sole deal with bondholders in jeopardyThe sole tentative debt restructuring deal that Puerto Rico reached after two years of negotiations is in jeopardy after a decision by the federal control board to support the U.S. territory's push to amend the agreement with bondholders
The Associated Press1 day ago
Coast Guard searches for man who fell from cruise shipThe U.S. Coast Guard says crews are searching for a Florida man who fell off a Carnival cruise ship near Cuba
The Associated Press2 days ago
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