Latin America and Caribbean News

Indigenous Brazilians gather to protest outside CongressHundreds of indigenous Brazilians are gathering outside Brazilian Congress for an annual three-day campout protest known as the Free Land Encampment
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
A Central American migrant waits on the train tracks during his journey toward the US-Mexico border, in Ixtepec, Oaxaca State, Mexico, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. "Nobody is ever going to be able to stop the flow of migration," migrant rights activist Rev. Alejandro Solalinde said in a recent interview. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
In Mexico, migrants turn to 'The Beast' after highway raidsThe train known as "The Beast" is once again rumbling through the night loaded with people headed toward the U.S. border after a raid on a migrant caravan threatened to end the practice of massive highway marches through Mexico
The Associated Press53 minutes ago
EU ambassador: Trump Cuba policy worries European companiesThe European Union's ambassador to Cuba says the Trump administration's crackdown on business with the communist government is causing unprecedented concern among European companies doing business on the island
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A Central American migrant detained by Mexican immigration agents looks out from a van on the highway to Pijijiapan, Mexico, Monday, April 22, 2019. Mexican police and immigration agents detained hundreds of Central American migrants on Monday, the largest single raid on a migrant caravan since the groups started moving through Mexico last year. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Migrants fearful after hundreds arrested in Mexico raidCentral American migrants traveling through southern Mexico toward the U.S. are fearfully recounting a frantic escape from police after hundreds were detained in a raid
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Anguilla releases new details in US tourist murder caseAuthorities in Anguilla have released new details in an investigation involving a U.S. financial adviser charged with killing a hotel worker, a case that has caused racial tensions on a Caribbean island that caters to wealthy vacationers
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Brazilian court reduces sentence of ex-president da SilvaBrazil's second-highest court has reduced the sentence of incarcerated former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, opening the possibility he could be moved to house arrest later this year
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Venezuelan opposition envoy addresses OASGustavo Tarre is becoming the first non-chavista envoy from Venezuela in a generation to address the Organization of American States from the seat reserved for the South American country
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Bishop critical of Nicaragua's Ortega leaves for VaticanA Roman Catholic Bishop outspoken in criticizing Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has left for the Vatican after being called there indefinitely by Pope Francis
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Puerto Rico to demolish 16K structures damaged by MariaPuerto Rico's government says it plans to demolish 16,000 structures that were heavily damaged by Hurricane Maria nearly two years ago
The Associated Press1 day ago
Authorities: Death toll rises to 30 in Colombia landslideThe death toll in a devastating landslide that flowed over homes in a small community in southwestern Colombia has risen to 30
The Associated Press1 day ago
Argentines return to Europe to escape economic uncertaintyArgentines are seeking shelter in Europe amid their homeland's economic crunch
The Associated Press1 day ago
A migrant's bedding lies on the side of the road after after a group of Central American migrants ran away from Mexican immigration agents on the highway through Pijijiapan, Chiapas state, Mexico, Monday, April 22, 2019. Mexican police and immigration agents detained hundreds of migrants Monday in the largest single raid on a migrant caravan since the groups started moving through Mexico last year. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Mexican police detain hundreds of Central American migrantsMexican police and immigration agents have detained hundreds of Central American migrants in the largest single raid on a migrant caravan since the groups started moving through Mexico last year
The Associated Press1 day ago
Prosecutor: Weekend massacre in Mexico possible revenge actMexican authorities say 13 people killed in a weekend shooting in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz appear to have been victims of an act of revenge between criminal groups
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexican police investigated in deadly fall from buildingAuthorities in the northern Mexico state of Nuevo Leon are investigating five law enforcement officers for their alleged involvement in the death of a man who fell from the 14th floor of a building
The Associated Press1 day ago
Quake sways buildings in Mexico City; some evacuationsA magnitude 5.4 earthquake in southern Mexico has caused tall buildings to sway in the Mexican capital, prompting hundreds of office workers to briefly evacuate along a central avenue
The Associated Press1 day ago
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