Latin America and Caribbean News

AP Explains: Corruption trial against Argentina's FernándezAP Explains: Corruption trial against former Argentine President Cristina Fernández as she seeks to return to power
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Mexican Navy helicopter with 5 aboard crashes near firesNavy helicopter crashes in Mexico amid forest fire effort
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Argentines want justice after police car chase leaves 4 deadArgentines are demanding justice after police officers apparently fired shots in a car chase that killed three teenagers and a young man
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Climate activists call for action in Latin AmericaClimate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demonstrations across the world
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Official: 29 inmates killed in Venezuelan jail riotAn official in Venezuela says a showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a jail left at least 29 prisoners dead
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Maduro invites Huawei to set up 4G network in VenezuelaVenezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is inviting China's Huawei to help set up a 4G network in Venezuela, prompting opposition leader Juan Guaidó to accuse him of having an "absolute disconnection with reality."
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Colombian breeds rare frogs to undermine animal traffickersConservationist saves rare frogs by beating traffickers at their own game
The Associated Press18 hours ago
A woman takes leadership of Paraguay's Maka peopleFor tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival
The Associated Press1 day ago
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: Opponents of Nicaragua's government protest during funeral, Paraguayan doctors back legislation to ease rules for their retirement, former rebel leader rearrested in Colombia
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexican congress approves safeguards for new National GuardMexican congress approves safeguards for new National Guard force
The Associated Press1 day ago
Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crimeBrazil's supreme court ruled Thursday that homophobia and discrimination against members of the LGBT community should be crimes like racism, a decision coming amid fears the country's far-right president will roll back social gains
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico proposes US fund Central America development projectsMexico is proposing that the United States finance seven projects aimed at boosting the economies of three Central American nations whose poverty and violence push desperate people to migrate north
The Associated Press1 day ago
Brazil military court frees soldiers pending killing trialA top Brazilian military court has ordered nine soldiers to be released while they await trial in an April shooting that killed two people in Rio de Janeiro, an incident that caused national outrage
The Associated Press1 day ago
Brazil sues tobacco companies to recover public health costsTobacco giant Philip Morris says Brazil's courts have consistently ruled that tobacco companies are not liable for smoking-related health damages after the country's attorney general filed a lawsuit seeking to recover costs to the health care system
The Associated Press1 day ago
AP Photos: In Mexico, prejudice fades around tattoosAP Photos: In Mexico, prejudice fades around tattoos
The Associated Press1 day ago
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