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Mexican government shields officials from corruption probeLess than two months before Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto leaves office, his administration is seeking to shield itself from a corruption investigation that has the potential to sweep up federal officials
The Associated Press2 days ago
Honduran migrants who are traveling to the U.S. as a group get a free ride in the back of a driver's truck as they make their way through Zacapa, Guatemala, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. The group of some 2,000 Honduran migrants hit the road in Guatemala again Wednesday, hoping to reach the United States despite President Donald Trump's threat to cut off aid to Central American countries that don't stop them. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Migrants moving again in Guatemala, Trump targets DemocratsMore than 2,000 Honduran migrants traveling en masse through Guatemala have resumed their journey toward the United States, even as U.S. President Donald Trump sought to turn the caravan into a political issue three weeks before midterm elections
The Associated Press2 days ago
Brazil presidential candidates woo religious leadersBrazil's presidential candidates wooed church leaders Wednesday ahead of a runoff in this deeply religious country with sizable Catholic and evangelical populations
The Associated Press2 days ago
The Latest: Mexico says no special treatment for caravanMexico's government says people in a caravan of Honduran migrants headed for the U.S. will be treated the same as anyone else entering the country
The Associated Press2 days ago
Haitians protest alleged misuse of Petrocaribe fundsA protest by tens of thousands of people across Haiti has turned violent as anger grows over the alleged misuse of funds from an oil assistance program sponsored by Venezuela
The Associated Press2 days ago
Former Tropical Storm Tara dissipates in Pacific off MexicoTropical Storm Tara weakened to a depression and then dissipated after drenching Mexico's central Pacific coast while moving just offshore
The Associated Press3 days ago
A Honduran migrant carries his son as he walks toward the U.S., in Chiquimula, Guatemala, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to cut aid to Honduras if it doesn't stop the impromptu caravan of migrants, but it remains unclear if governments in the region can summon the political will to physically halt the determined border-crossers. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Trump warns of aid cut over migrant caravan now in GuatemalaU.S. President Donald Trump is threatening to cut aid to three Central American nations if they let people travel to the U.S. illegally, reacting to a caravan of some 2,000 migrants advancing through Guatemala with hopes of reaching the U.S.
The Associated Press3 days ago
President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The Latest: Trump expands aid threat over migrant caravanU.S. President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter again to warn Central American countries they could lose aid if they don't stop migrants heading to the United States
The Associated Press3 days ago
Brazil's Temer charged with corruption, money launderingBrazil's federal police are recommending in a new case that President Michel Temer be put on trial for corruption, money laundering and criminal association
The Associated Press3 days ago
Brazil presidential candidates exchange insults on TwitterThe far-right front-runner and his left-leaning challenger in Brazil's presidential race have engaged in a heated exchange of tweets less than two weeks before their runoff election
The Associated Press3 days ago
UN anti-graft body in Guatemala says visas denied, revokedA U.N. commission investigating corruption in Guatemala says President Jimmy Morales' government has denied or revoked visas for about a dozen of its personnel
The Associated Press3 days ago
Brazil's federal police bring new corruption charges against President Michel TemerBrazil's federal police bring new corruption charges against President Michel Temer
The Associated Press3 days ago
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