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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: Dozens arrested during pro-migrant rally at U.S.-Mexico border, Venezuelan baseball players honor former major leaguers killed in car crash, River Plate fans celebrate Argentine club's championship in violence-marred competition
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Kristine Tompkins celebrates new Argentina marine parksAmerican conservationist Kristine Tompkins says the creation of Argentina's first marine national parks is a milestone that gets it close to meeting its U.N. recommended goal for 2020
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Report: Dissident rebels fuel violence in Colombia port cityA right group says dissidents from Colombia's once largest rebel movement who were unable take advantage of a peace accord or grew disenchanted with the state's weak implementation are fueling violence in areas still waiting for the benefits of peace
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Panama Canal consortium ordered to repay $847M in advancesAn international arbitration panel has ruled the Spanish-led consortium that built the expansion of the Panama Canal must repay $847 million in advances it received during the construction project
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Brazil police serve warrants in case of slain councilwomanBrazilian police say they have served several arrest, search and seizure warrants in connection with the killing of a Rio de Janeiro city councilwoman nine months ago
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Decorations made of El Nacional's journalists decorate a Christmas tree at the entrance of the newsroom, in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Venezuela's last nationally circulated, opposition newspaper will stop publishing its print edition amid unrelenting government pressure and paper shortages, editors said Thursday. Their final edition will run Friday after 75 years in print. It will become an exclusively online publication. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Venezuela's El Nacional newspaper to cease print editionVenezuela's last nationally circulated, anti-government newspaper says it will stop publishing its print edition amid unrelenting government pressure and paper shortages
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Colombian ex-official sentencing delayed in bribery schemeSentencing has been postponed for a former Colombian anti-corruption official who pleaded guilty to U.S. money-laundering conspiracy charges as part of a bribery scheme.
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Mexico leader says he talked with Trump about migrants, jobsMexico's leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he spoke by telephone Wednesday with U.S. President Donald Trump about migration and job creation
The Associated Press1 day ago
UN group slams Mexican plan to hold more suspects pendingA U.N. rights group is criticizing a proposal by Mexico's leftist Morena party to broaden the list of charges that require suspects be jailed while on trial
The Associated Press1 day ago
Jailed former Venezuela oil minister dies in state custodyVenezuelan officials say the jailed former head of the state-run oil giant PDVSA has died in state custody
The Associated Press1 day ago
Congress moves to ban cockfighting in US territoriesCongress has given final passage to legislation that would shut down legal cockfights in U.S. territories including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, ending an institution dating from the colonial era that generates millions of dollars each year
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico raids lab producing fentanyl in capitalMexican federal agents have detained four people in a raid on a clandestine lab that apparently produced the synthetic opioid fentanyl in Mexico City
The Associated Press1 day ago
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