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In El Salvador, slain archbishop long seen as saintMartyred Roman Catholic Archbishop Oscar Romero officially becomes a saint on Sunday, but many in his native El Salvador have already considered him that for years
The Associated Press3 days ago
Workers cut through slabs to find bodies at Mexico mallEmergency personnel are using cranes and abrasive cutters to remove slabs of concrete at a collapsed shopping mall in northern Mexico in hopes of finding the last missing construction workers
The Associated Press3 days ago
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: Many Brazilians back rightist candidate in opening round of presidential election, questions hit Venezuela over suspicious death of an opposition activist, ex-vice president sent to prison in Guatemala
The Associated Press3 days ago
7 dead, 9 missing in collapse of northern Mexico mall7 dead, 9 missing in collapse of shopping mall under construction in northern Mexico
The Associated Press3 days ago
Remains of US submarine innovator exhumed in PanamaThe remains of a German-American who invented the first submarine able to dive and resurface by itself have been exhumed in Panama
The Associated Press3 days ago
Backdropped by a picture of the presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro of the right wing Social Liberal Party, recently elected Rio de Janeiro state congressmen, pose for a picture point their fingers like a gun mimicking Bolsonaro, after a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. Bolsonaro will face Workers Party presidential candidate Fernando Haddad in a presidential runoff on Oct. 28. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Amid violence, Brazil presidential candidates call for calmThe two presidential candidates who will square off in Brazil's runoff later this month are calling for an end to politically motivated violence_ an issue emerging as a central theme of the elections
The Associated Press3 days ago
Brazil's Bolsonaro denies ties to strategist Steve BannonBrazil's far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro denies any ties to former White House strategist Steve Bannon
The Associated Press3 days ago
Mudslide kills 12 people in central ColombiaColombian officials say at least 12 people have died in a mudslide that swept through their mountainside homes
The Associated Press3 days ago
Tropical Storm Sergio to soak NW Mexico, US Southern PlainsA tropical storm warning is in effect for a mid-peninsula stretch of Mexico's Baja California as Tropical Storm Sergio bears down with expected landfall early Friday
The Associated Press4 days ago
Mexican marines find 6 bodies in clandestine gravesMarines have found the skeletal remains of six men in illegal burial pits inside a house in the Mexican resort of Acapulco
The Associated Press4 days ago
Mexican president-elect turns down Houston Astros invitationMexican president-elect turns down Houston Astros invitation
The Associated Press4 days ago
Cuban constitutional reform spawns unusual public debateIn a country with no opinion polls, campaigns or independent mass media, a series of meetings on reforming Cuba's constitution has spawned a highly unusual debate on the island's political system and values
The Associated Press4 days ago
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