Latin America and Caribbean News

Alleged drug-ring leader brought from Colombia to US courtAuthorities say the alleged leader of a homicidal drug ring that imported tons of cocaine from Colombia into the U.S. has been brought to New York to face charges
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Nicaragua releases some student protesters to lower tensionsNicaraguan authorities have released some student protesters arrested during anti-government demonstrations over the past week as President Daniel Ortega seeks to lower tensions
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Anger spreads across Puerto Rico over lack of basic servicesPuerto Rico's Senate has ordered government agencies to explain why tens of thousands of people in rural areas remain without power or appropriate shelter as anger grows about the lack of basic services more than seven months after hurricanes Maria, Irma
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Official: Mexican reporter Valdez killed because of his workMexico's national security commissioner says respected journalist Javier Valdez was killed last year because of his work
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A man lays a flower at a memorial along Yonge Street, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Toronto, the day after a driver drove a van down sidewalks, striking and killing numerous pedestrians in his path. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
Deadliest mass slayings in recent Canadian historyDeadliest mass slayings in recent Canadian history
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Partner arrested in killing of Salvadoran journalistPolice in El Salvador have arrested the domestic partner of a journalist killed over the weekend
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Official: Suspect in killing of Mexican journalist arrestedMexico's interior secretary says federal authorities have arrested a suspect in the killing of internationally recognized journalist Javier Valdez
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Mag 5.6 quake hits off Nicaragua's coast; no damage reportedAn earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 has struck in the Pacific off the coast of Nicaragua, and has been felt strongly across Nicaragua and El Salvador, though there are no reports of damage or injuries in either country
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Mexico officials: 3 missing film students believed slainAuthorities in the western Mexico state of Jalisco believe three film students missing since last month were killed and dissolved in acid
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Remnants of Mexico migrant caravan closer to US borderThe remnants of a caravan of Central American migrants are protesting in northern Mexico as they once again draw angry tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Thousands protest against Nicaragua government, urge calmTens of thousands of Nicaraguans are marching in the capital to protest government repression and call for peace after several days of violent demonstrations
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Mistrial declared for Border Patrol agent charged with murder in cross-border shooting of rock-throwing teen in MexicoMistrial declared for Border Patrol agent charged with murder in cross-border shooting of rock-throwing teen in Mexico
The Associated Press22 hours ago
The Latest: Attorney for convicted MS-13 member speaks outThe Latest: Attorney for convicted MS-13 member speaks out
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Indigenous Brazilians set up camp to lobby for their rightsHundreds of indigenous Brazilians are setting up camp in the nation's capital for a week of speeches, protests and celebrations as they lobby the government to protect their rights
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Gang members convicted for murder and racketeering3 members of the notorious MS-13 gang have been convicted of racketeering and murder
The Associated Press23 hours ago
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