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Mexico consumer agency targets airline bag fees, delaysMexico's consumer agency has announced fines and new rules meant to protect travelers from airlines, especially in the areas of bag fees and delays
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
Army soldiers arrive to guard the Mariana Paez demobilization zone, one of many rural camps where FARC rebel fighters are making their transition to civilian life, one day ahead of an event with President Juan Manuel Santos in Buenavista, Colombia, Monday, June 26, 2017.  On Tuesday, Colombia's president will meet the FARC’s top commander Timochenko at this camp to commemorate the completion of the disarmament process. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
Colombia takes big step to peace as rebels lay down gunsColombia is taking a big step toward peace as members of the country's largest rebel group lay down their guns
The Associated Press1 hour ago
What's next for Brazil's Temer following corruption charge?Embattled in Congress, unpopular on the streets and now charged by a top prosecutor
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Brazil's President Michel Temer waves as he exits after attending a ceremony at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Monday, June 26, 2017. Temer is expressing defiance in the face of possible corruption charges, the lowest approval rating for a Brazilian leader in a generation and calls for his resignation. He says nothing will "destroy" his government. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Corruption charge increases pressure on Brazil's presidentUncertainty looms in Brazil after President Michel Temer was formally accused of taking bribes
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Brother of boxer Julio Cesar Chavez slain in home in MexicoMexican authorities say the brother of legendary boxer Julio Cesar Chavez has been killed in his home in western Mexico
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Charred body identified as missing Mexican journalistMexican journalist's charred body identified, 7th killed this year
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Brazil's President Michel Temer waves as he exits after attending a ceremony at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Monday, June 26, 2017. Temer is expressing defiance in the face of possible corruption charges, the lowest approval rating for a Brazilian leader in a generation and calls for his resignation. He says nothing will "destroy" his government. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Brazil's crisis deepens as president accused of corruptionPresident Michel Temer is expressing defiance in the face of possible corruption charges, the lowest approval rating for a Brazilian leader in a generation and calls for his resignation
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Brazil's President Michel Temer speaks during a ceremony at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Monday, June 26, 2017. Temer is expressing defiance in the face of possible corruption charges, the lowest approval rating for a Brazilian leader in a generation and calls for his resignation. He says nothing will "destroy" his government. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
The Latest: Brazil's attorney general formally accuses TemerPresident Michel Temer is expressing defiance in the face of possible corruption charges, the lowest approval rating for a Brazilian leader in a generation and calls for his resignation
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Brazil's attorney general accuses President Michel Temer of corruption; Congress to consider possible trialBrazil's attorney general accuses President Michel Temer of corruption; Congress to consider possible trial
The Associated Press16 hours ago
A rebel of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, stands guard at the Mariana Paez demobilization zone, one of many rural camps where rebel fighters are making their transition to civilian life, in Buenavista, in the municipality of Mesetas, Colombia, Monday, June 26, 2017. On Tuesday, Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and the FARC’s top commander Timochenko will meet here to commemorate the completion of the disarmament process. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
UN: Colombian rebels have handed over almost all weaponsThe United Nations say that leftist rebels in Colombia have turned over almost all of their fighters' individual weapons as part of a historic peace deal reached with the government last year
The Associated Press16 hours ago
UN says Colombia's FARC rebels have handed over almost all individual weaponsUN says Colombia's FARC rebels have handed over almost all individual weapons
The Associated Press17 hours ago
In this photo released by Juan Quiroz, a boat races towards the sinking El Almirante ferry at a reservoir in Guatape, Colombia, Sunday, June 25, 2017. After suspending their search overnight due to a lightning storm, scuba divers mid-morning Monday had pulled a seventh body from the underwater wreckage. Authorities’ attention was also turning to the causes of the accident and whether possible negligence by the company that owned the boat, called El Almirante, contributed to the accident. (Juan Quiroz via AP)
9 still missing after tourist boat sinks in ColombiaScuba divers continued Monday searching for bodies in a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin where a tourist boat packed with more than 150 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized,
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Argentine officials: at least 15 die when bus flips, 21 hurtArgentine officials say a bus carrying students, parents and teachers from a dance school has flipped on a provincial highway, killing at least 15 people
The Associated Press20 hours ago
South Carolina medical student dies in Peru hiking accidentUniversity of South Carolina officials say a medical student has died in an apparent hiking accident while on a medical outreach mission trip in Peru
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Latest: Santos: 6 dead, 31 missing in Colombia capsizingThe head of the disaster response agency in Colombia's Antioquia state says that nine people are dead and around 28 missing after a multi-story tourist boat capsized near the city of Medellin
The Associated Press1 day ago
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