Latin America and Caribbean News

Chile leader visits Haiti as UN prepares for troop pulloutChilean President Michelle Bachelet visits Haiti for talks with government and U.N. officials weeks before her country's announced withdrawal of military peacekeepers
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
Puerto Rico police: 3 people shot dead, set on fire in carAuthorities in Puerto Rico say three people have been shot dead and their bodies set on fire in a remote mountain town
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
Report: Blacks make up 1.2 percent of Mexico's populationA Mexican census report says 1.38 million Mexicans identify themselves as having African ancestors, equal to about 1.2 percent of the country's population
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Mexican fishermen burn boat, demand environmentalists outDozens of fishermen have burned a boat as part of a threat to force out a ship operated by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society in Mexico's Gulf of California
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Agustina Castro, Fidel and Raul's sister, dies in Cuba at 78A family member says Fidel and Raul Castro's younger sister Agustina has died in Cuba at age 78
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Judge won't release Mexican man jailed near SeattleA federal judge has affirmed an earlier decision not to release a Mexican man who was arrested near Seattle despite his participation in a program meant to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Murder case against Border Patrol agent to move forwardThe second-degree murder case against a Border Patrol agent accused of killing a Mexican teen in a cross-border shooting will move forward after a federal judge denied a motion to dismiss
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Despite some tensions, evangelical churches booming in CubaPastors and worshippers say Cuba is in the middle of an unprecedented boom in evangelical worship, with tens of thousands of Cubans worshipping unmolested across the island each week
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Mexico's Catholic Church: Work on Trump wall is treasonThe Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico says Mexican companies that express interest in working on a border wall in the United States are betraying their country
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Mudslide buries Peruvian village, leaving little to claimGathered along the edge of a mountain, the men, women and children of Barbablanca watched in stunned silence as a river of mud washed over their small village
The Associated Press2 days ago
Protests disrupt French Guiana, prompt US travel warningLarge protests have spread throughout French Guiana, blocking roads to neighboring Brazil and Suriname and prompting the U.S. government to issue a travel warning for the French territory on in South America
The Associated Press2 days ago
Brothers in Texas get life in prison for 3 Mexico killingsTwo brothers have been sentenced to life in prison for their roles in the 2008 killings of three relatives in Mexico
The Associated Press2 days ago
Cubans say they entered US before end of immigration policyA group of 11 Cuban immigrants being detained in Texas are fighting deportation after alleging they were wrongly turned away while trying to enter the U.S. just before a long-standing immigration policy related to Cubans was rescinded
The Associated Press2 days ago
Venezuela asks UN help in boosting medicine suppliesVenezuela's President Nicolas Maduro is asking the United Nations for "help" boosting medicine supplies in the shortage-plagued South American nation
The Associated Press2 days ago
Death toll in Guatemala shelter fire rises to 41The death toll in a fire at a Guatemalan children's shelter has risen to 41 after another girl died of her injuries
The Associated Press3 days ago
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