Latin America and Caribbean News

Mexico says Televisa has "substantial power" in TV marketA Mexican regulatory agency has declared that the country's largest broadcaster has “substantial market power” in cable television service
The Associated Press10 hours ago
El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala stage mass raids on gangsThe Central American countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras have rounded up hundreds of suspected street gang members as part of a U_S_-backed effort known as "Operation Regional Shield."
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Outcry as Cuba removes protesters defending rapperCuban authorities have cleared more than a dozen artists and activists from a home they have used as a center for anti-government protests that have gained unusually wide attention
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Mexico extends northern border tax breaks to southern borderMexico's president has announced he will extend tax breaks for communities on the northern border for another year, and broaden them to cover the southern border as well
The Associated Press16 hours ago
A woman leads her cow through a field in Pisac, southern rural Peru, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. This year has also been unusually dry in some agricultural regions of Peru. The lack of rain, combined with frigid overnight temperatures, has many farmers worried their crops will go bad if the weather doesn’t improve soon. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
Pandemic pushes Peru's vital peasant farmers to the brinkSmall farmers in Peru provide a majority of the food that ends up on the South American nation's dinner tables
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro passes his hand over your face during a ceremony at the Planalto presidential palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020 (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Brazil's Bolsonaro rejects COVID-19 shot, calls masks tabooBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he won’t take any working COVID-19 vaccine himself
The Associated Press21 hours ago
This December 2015 family photo shows Jose Pereira, second left, one of the Houston-based Citgo oil executives convicted and ordered to prison in Venezuela, pictured with his wife Mervis, from left, and children, Sara, John, unidentified grandson and Joao, in Houston, Texas. Jose Pereira, 63, is one of the six American oil executives held for three years in Venezuela who were found guilty of corruption charges by a Venezuelan judge on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. (Courtesy of John Pereira via AP)
Family of jailed oil exec asks for Venezuelan leader's mercyThe family of an oil executive convicted and ordered to prison in Venezuela alongside five others is appealing directly to President Nicolás Maduro for mercy
The Associated Press1 day ago
A Venezuelan judge has found 6 American oil executives guilty of corruption charges and sentenced them to prisonA Venezuelan judge has found 6 American oil executives guilty of corruption charges and sentenced them to prison
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexican president presents 'ethical guide' book of preceptsFew world leaders talk about morals and ethics as much as Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, and now he has presented an “Ethical Guide for the Transformation of Mexico.”
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico opens anti-monopoly probe against Wal-Mart de MexicoMexico’s anti-monopoly commission says it has begun a formal investigation into possible monopolistic practices in wholesale and retail goods distribution and sales, a probe that that appears to involve Wal-Mart’s Mexican subsidiary
The Associated Press1 day ago
Tampa Bay Rays' Randy Arozarena celebrates a home run during the first inning in Game 6 of the baseball World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Tampa Bay outfielder Arozarena released in Mexico's YucatanTampa Bay outfielder Randy Arozarena has been released by Mexican authorities after his former partner told a judge in Yucatan state that she did not want to press charges
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico ex 'self-defense' vigilante leader dies of COVID-19A Mexican government health agency has confirmed that one of leaders of a civilian militia formed in 2013  to fight a drug cartel in western Mexico has died
The Associated Press2 days ago
Mexico: 'Mastermind' of 2019 killings of US citizens nabbedMexico’s army and federal prosecutors say they have arrested a man the purported mastermind of the killings one year ago of three women and six children from a well-known Mexican-American family, the LeBaróns, on a rural road in the northern state of Sonora
The Associated Press2 days ago
Doctors Without Borders ends COVID care in Venezuela clinicThe humanitarian aid group Doctors Without Borders is pulling out of a hospital in a Venezuelan slum that had been one of the nation’s best-equipped to treat COVID-19 patients
The Associated Press2 days ago
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