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The Latest: 30 missing after tourist boat sinks in ColombiaAuthorities in Colombia said a rescue operation is under way to attend to an emergency following the sinking of recreational boat near Medellin with around 150 people on board
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
Colombian police chief says 30 people missing following boating accidentColombian police chief says 30 people missing following boating accident
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
3 dead as tourist boat with 150 aboard sinks in ColombiaAuthorities in Colombia said a rescue operation is under way to attend to an emergency following the sinking of recreational boat near Medellin with around 150 people on board
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Tropical Storm Dora forms off Mexico's Pacific coastTropical Storm Dora has formed off the Pacific coast of Mexico, and forecasters say it's likely to bring heavy rains without making a direct hit on land
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
Colombia Air Force says rescue underway for recreational boat that sunk with about 150 people on boardColombia Air Force says rescue underway for recreational boat that sunk with about 150 people on board
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Police commander among at least 10 killed in Mexican stateGunmen have killed a state commander for federal police and two other officers on another bloody day in the Mexican state of Veracruz
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Toll in Colombia mine explosion rises to 13Officials now say 13 people died in an explosion at an illegal coal mine in central Colombia
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Colombian authorities arrest 8 for alleged ties to mall bombAuthorities in Colombia have arrested eight people on suspicion of being involved in the explosion of a homemade bomb at a shopping mall that killed three people
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Flanked by his generals Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gives his speech during Army Day celebrations at Fuerte Tiuna, in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, June 24, 2017. Maduro joined the army celebrations as thousands marched in the streets of the capital to demand restraint from government security forces after more than 70 people have been killed during almost 90 days of protests seeking his removal. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Venezuelan protesters, security forces clash at air baseYoung protesters broke down a metal fence guarding an air base in Caracas before being repelled by security forces firing tear gas in another day of anti-government protests in Venezuela's capital
The Associated Press23 hours ago
8 coal miners killed in Colombia from underground blastAt least eight people have died and five are missing after an underground explosion Friday at a coal mine in central Colombia
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Fireworks explosion kills 1, injures 9 in central MexicoMexican authorities say one person was killed and nine more injured when fireworks being carried in a pickup truck exploded in central Mexico
The Associated Press2 days ago
Anguish as trapped workers call for help in Peru firePeruvians have been transfixed by a nearly daylong fire in the capital as young workers trapped inside frantically appealed for help
The Associated Press2 days ago
Chile's Bachelet asks forgiveness from indigenous MapuchePresident Michelle Bachelet is asking forgiveness of Chile's largest indigenous group for what she said are "errors and horrors" committed by the Chilean state throughout history
The Associated Press2 days ago
Puerto Rico governor to fight proposed furloughs, cutsPuerto Rico's governor says he will go to court to fight a federal control board's call to cut a public pension system by 10 percent, furlough tens of thousands of government workers and eliminate Christmas bonuses
The Associated Press2 days ago
Brazil to try to reverse US ban on Brazil meatBrazil's agriculture minister says he will travel to the United States to try to reverse the American ban of beef imports from Latin America's biggest country
The Associated Press2 days ago
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