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Pompeo: US to retaliate for Venezuela expulsion of diplomatSecretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. will respond reciprocally to President Nicolas Maduro's expulsion of the top American diplomat in Venezuela
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
Brazilian police say convicted former governor is a fugitiveBrazilian police say a former governor who was convicted of embezzlement and money laundering has failed to turn himself in and is considered a fugitive from justice
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Passengers of Honduras plane crash were from US pawn companyA Texas-based pawn shop company has confirmed that four of its executives were aboard a private jet that crashed off the end of the runway in Honduras' capital
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Migrant remittances a big business in cash-starved VenezuelaAs the number of Venezuelans fleeing their country's deepening economic and humanitarian crisis climbs, a burgeoning industry providing a crucial lifeline is emerging _ remittances
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Guatemala: 4 ex-officers convicted of 1981 rights abusesFour retired military officers in Guatemala have been convicted of crimes against humanity and other charges in the 1981 rape and torture of a young woman and the disappearance of her teenage brother
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Militant Cuban exile Luis Posada Carriles has diedMilitant Cuban exile Luis Posada Carriles has died; adamant Castro foe never renounced violence
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Lawyer for Luis Posada Carriles says the militant Cuban exile has died at a South Florida care homeLawyer for Luis Posada Carriles says the militant Cuban exile has died at a South Florida care home
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Supporters of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro arrive to the government-controlled National Electoral Council, where he was officially declared the winner of the presidential election in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Venezuelan president expels top US diplomat amid tensionsPresident Nicolas Maduro is expelling the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela and his deputy for allegedly conspiring against the socialist government
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Puerto Rico gov submits $25B budget amid deal with boardPuerto Rico's governor has proposed a $25 billion budget to the island's legislature in which retired government workers would keep their monthly pensions and teachers and police officers would get pay raises
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Private jet from Texas crashes in Honduras, all surviveA private jet traveling from Austin, Texas, has crashed off the end of the runway of the Honduran capital's international airport and broken in half, but the crew and passengers were rescued and reportedly out of danger
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this April 27, 2018 file photo, Brazil's President Michel Temer arrives to deliver a speech at Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil. Temer ended speculation on May 22 that he might seek re-election despite dismal poll ratings by endorsing his finance minister for the presidency in October’s election. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, file)
Brazil leader scraps bid, supports ex-finance ministerBrazil President Michel Temer has abandoned his re-election hopes and endorsed the candidacy of his former finance minister
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Attorney: Mexican man wrongly detained at marriage interviewLawyers for a 37-year-old Mexican man who was taken into custody during a mandatory marriage interview at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services are alleging his detention is unlawful
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Brazil's president says won't seek re-election, endorses finance ministerBrazil's president says won't seek re-election, endorses finance minister
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Cuba's new leader breaks from past with public appearancesA month after taking office, the Castros' successor as president of Cuba has broken from the immediate past, and made clear to Cubans that he will be operating far more like a conventional modern politician than the spotlight-shy general who selected him
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Honduras' emergency commission says rescuers have responded to the crash of a private jet at Tegucigalpa's airportHonduras' emergency commission says rescuers have responded to the crash of a private jet at Tegucigalpa's airport
The Associated Press1 day ago
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