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Chilean priest accused of sexually abusing minors arrestedAuthorities in Chile have arrested a priest accused of sexually abusing minors in the latest turn of a scandal engulfing the country's Roman Catholic Church for having covered up abuses for decades
The Associated Press2 days ago
Controversial shopping mall partly collapses in Mexico CityA shopping mall on Mexico City's south side has partly collapsed, after structural problems apparently led the mall's operators to stage a quick controlled demolition
The Associated Press2 days ago
Rio city council votes against opening impeachment of mayorThe city council of Rio de Janeiro has voted against opening impeachment proceedings against Mayor Marcelo Crivella, rejecting accusations he misused his office to grant favors to members of his evangelical church
The Associated Press2 days ago
IMF: Haiti should cut fuel subsidies gradually, avoid unrestThe IMF says Haiti should eliminate fuel subsidies but do so gradually and help cushion the effects to avoid the kind of unrest that erupted last week when abrupt price hikes were announced
The Associated Press3 days ago
Brazil's Lula found not guilty of obstruction of justiceFormer Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was found not guilty of obstruction of justice on Thursday, in one of several cases against the jailed politician
The Associated Press3 days ago
Donelda Pulex and her 5-year-old daughter Marelyn, step off a chartered flight from the U.S. in Guatemala City, Guatemala, after the two were deported after being separated crossing the U.S. border. Pulex said she was tormented by the idea she’d never see her child again. (AP Photo/Colleen Long)
Exhausted and subdued, reunited families return to GuatemalaTears, exhaustion, confusion mark handful of families separated at US border and reunited for trip home of Guatemala
The Associated Press3 days ago
3 police killed in Mexican region plagued by oil theftMexican officials say armed assailants killed three police officers in a region of eastern Mexico plagued by thefts of fuel from oil pipelines
The Associated Press3 days ago
Colombia: 3 judicial officials slain in holdout rebel ambushColombian authorities say three judicial investigators have been killed in an ambush of their vehicle by a dissident rebel group along the border with Ecuador
The Associated Press3 days ago
Salvadoran court orders president to answer on 1979 kidnapSalvadoran court orders president to answer on 1979 kidnapping of former South Africa ambassador
The Associated Press3 days ago
Mexico's president-elect says he'll stop US helicopter dealMexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he will cancel the pending purchase by Mexico's navy of eight armed Lockheed Martin MH-60R helicopters from the United States government
The Associated Press4 days ago
Donelda Pulex and her 5-year-old daughter Marelyn, step off a chartered flight from the U.S. in Guatemala City, Guatemala, after the two were deported after being separated crossing the U.S. border. Pulex said she was tormented by the idea she’d never see her child again. (AP Photo/Colleen Long)
Hugs and sobs: Families separated in US return to Guatemala"I did not know if I would ever see my daughter again" _ Families separated under Trump's zero tolerance policy return to Guatemala
The Associated Press4 days ago
CEO of Puerto Rico's bankrupt power company abruptly resignsCEO of Puerto Rico's bankrupt power company resigns just months after he was chosen to oversee its privatization as U.S. territory struggles to restore electricity to those who remain in the dark nearly 10 months after Hurricane Maria
The Associated Press4 days ago
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