Latin America and Caribbean News

Mexico lets governors obtain vaccines for their own statesMexico’s pandemic cases are continuing at a high level as President Andrés Manuel López Obrador gives state governors permission to acquire coronavirus vaccines on their own
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Honduras seeks to lock in constitutional ban on abortionLegislators in Honduras are moving to lock in the country's ban on abortions by making it explicit in the constitution
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Mexico looks to reopen schools in just one of its statesMexico plans to start vaccinating teachers and other school personnel in one of the country's 32 states this weekend with an eye toward resuming in-person classes there as early as late next month
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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a ceremony marking the start of the judicial year at the Supreme Court in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
Venezuela power struggle impedes delivery of COVID vaccineVenezuela’s political conflict has claimed another casualty: relief from the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a ceremony marking the start of the judicial year at the Supreme Court in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
Maduro sent letter to Iran's leader accrediting US fugitiveA Colombian businessman was carrying a letter from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accrediting him to Iran’s supreme leader when he was arrested on a U.S. warrant last year in the African nation of Cape Verde
The Associated Press21 hours ago
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Public funeral service workers remove the body of Amelia Dias Nascimento, 94, who died from complications related to COVID-19 in her home, in Manaus, Amazonas state, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. The number of people who die in their homes amid the new coronavirus pandemic is growing due to the lack of availability in hospitals and the shortage of oxygen. (AP Photo/Edmar Barros)
Brazil receives vaccine cargo from India amid supply concernBrazil’s government has received 2 million doses of coronavirus vaccine from India
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Mexico posts new daily highs for pandemic cases and deathsMexico has posted new highs for the pandemic, with 22,339 newly confirmed coronavirus infections and 1,803 deaths related to COVID-19 recorded in the previous 24 hours
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Brazil announces incoming vaccine cargo amid supply concernsBrazil’s health ministry has announced that a shipment of 2 million doses of coronavirus vaccine is coming from India
The Associated Press1 day ago
Colombian businessmen tied to Maduro going to house arrestAuthorities in the African nation of Cabo Verde have approved transferring a jailed Colombian businessman with close ties to Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro to house arrest
The Associated Press1 day ago
Relatives pray next to the portrait of Pedro Martin Fernandez, a doctor who died from COVID-19, in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, January 19, 2021. The Peruvian Medical College reported that at least 11 doctors have died during the first days of 2021. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Search for oxygen tank refills routine for Peruvians A new routine has emerged for many of the residents of the densely populated city on the outskirts of Peru's capital
The Associated Press1 day ago
Government charges former Bermuda premier with corruptionProsecutors in Bermuda’ have charged former Premier Ewart Brown with 13 counts of corruption in an alleged multimillion-dollar scheme that spans at least a decade and involves a U.S.-based hospital
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico posts near-record 1,539 COVID-19 deaths, 20,548 casesMexico is recording some of its highest daily death tolls since the coronavirus pandemic began, with 1,539 deaths reported Wednesday and 1,584 the previous day
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico's leader takes new shot at Twitter in continuing spatMexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is continuing his spat with Twitter, accusing one of the companies' representatives in Mexico of having previously worked for politicians of the conservative opposition National Action Party
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2014 file photo, people protest the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico City. A Mexican newspaper published details Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, of new testimony by a cooperating witness that directly implicates the army in the 2014 disappearance of the 43 students. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)
Report: Witness implicates Mexico's army in abduction of 43A Mexican newspaper has published details of new testimony by a  cooperating witness that directly implicates the army in the disappearance of 43 college students in a 2014 incident that continues to haunt Mexico
The Associated Press2 days ago
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