Latin America and Caribbean News

Mexico: Alleged lookout nabbed in murder of Chiapas reporterAuthorities in southern Mexico say they have made an arrest in the shooting death of a journalist for the newspaper Heraldo de Chiapas
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
FILE - This file photo provided by the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office shows Amber Renee Guyger. Guyger, a Dallas police officer accused of fatally shooting her neighbor inside his own apartment has been dismissed, the police department announced Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. The Dallas Police Department fired Guyger weeks after she fatally shot 26-year-old Botham Jean inside his own apartment on Sept. 6. Court records show Guyger said she thought she had encountered a burglar inside her own home.(Kaufman County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
Dallas police officer accused in neighbor's death firedDallas police say a white officer accused of fatally shooting her black neighbor inside his own apartment has been dismissed
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Venezuela says diplomats may be tied to assassination tryVenezuela says diplomats from three Latin American may have been involved in an attempt to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Dallas police say Officer Amber Guyger, accused of fatally shooting neighbor in his own apartment, has been firedDallas police say Officer Amber Guyger, accused of fatally shooting neighbor in his own apartment, has been fired
The Associated Press6 hours ago
As Venezuelans go hungry, Trump targets food corruptionU.S. Treasury officials in June distributed a list of suspected companies that they believe senior Venezuelan officials have used across the globe to siphon off millions of dollars in foreign food imports amid widespread starvation in the oil-rich nation
The Associated Press11 hours ago
As Venezuelans go hungry, Trump targets food corruptionU.S. Treasury officials in June distributed a list of suspected companies that they believe senior Venezuelan officials have used across the globe to siphon off millions of dollars in foreign food imports amid widespread starvation in the oil-rich nation
The Associated Press16 hours ago
As Venezuelans go hungry, Trump targets food corruptionU.S. Treasury officials in June distributed a list of suspected companies that they believe senior Venezuelan officials have used across the globe to siphon off millions of dollars in foreign food imports amid widespread starvation in the oil-rich nation
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Teenager killed in Nicaragua as protest tensions flare againArmed men wearing hoods have clashed with anti-government protesters in Nicaragua's capital, and police say a teenager was killed and five people were injured
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Guatemalan human rights activist shot to death, 21st in 2018Authorities in Guatemala say another indigenous rights activist has been killed in the Central American nation
The Associated Press1 day ago
Children's remains found in Mexican mass gravesTiny pants for a baby no older than 6 months and shiny pink sandals for a toddler are among the personal items that have turned up at mass graves in the Gulf state of Veracruz, driving home the brutality of rising violence in Mexico
The Associated Press1 day ago
Protesters clash with Trump supporters at a rally in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, marking the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria's devastation of Puerto Rico. (AP Photo/Ellis Rua)
Hundreds mark Hurricane Maria anniversary near Trump resortActivists marking the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria's devastation of Puerto Ricostage a rally and caravan focused on President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico releases images of clothing found in mass graveMexican authorities have released images of clothing from a clandestine mass grave in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz where 174 human skulls were uncovered in recent weeks
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this May 16, 2018 file photo, deteriorated U.S. and Puerto Rico flags fly on a roof eight months after the passing of Hurricane Maria in the Barrio Jacana Piedra Blanca area of Yabucoa, a town where power was knocked out by the storm. Though President Donald Trump continued one year after the storm to assert that his administration's efforts in Puerto Rico were "incredibly successful," both the local and federal governments have been heavily criticized for inadequate planning and post-storm response. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti, File)
Maria's death toll climbed long after rain stoppedAfter Hurricane Maria, hundreds of Puerto Ricans with treatable ailments like bedsores and kidney problems died agonizing deaths after going without proper medical care
The Associated Press2 days ago
Chinese navy hospital ship docks in Venezuela amid crisisA Chinese navy hospital ship docked near Venezuela's capital as the OPEC nation's deepening economic crisis garners the attention of the U.S. and other world powers
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 photo, Adan, a 27-year-old Guatemalan living in south Florida, who did not wish to be further identified, poses for a photo near his home. Immigrant families hoping to reunite with children and teenagers who crossed the border alone are facing an intimidating system that includes submitting fingerprints by all adults in the household where a migrant child will live. Adan followed the process to gain custody of his 17-year-old sister in detention. Now, he wants to leave his apartment. "I feel I need to move to have a sense of security," said the landscaper about ICE knowing where he lives. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Parents face tougher rules to get immigrant children backFearful immigrant families hoping to reunite with children and teenagers who crossed the border alone are facing an intimidating system that includes submitting fingerprints by all adults in the household where a migrant child will live
The Associated Press2 days ago
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