Latin America and Caribbean News

In this July 4, 2019 photo, Berthony Vilbrun points at a painting that was damaged during the earthquake 2010, at the Musée d'Art du Collège Saint Pierre, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The museum has only recently opened a tiny room to display a handful of paintings. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
Artists struggle to save Haiti museum after 2010 earthquakeA small group of artists is working to preserve paintings from the Haitian Museum of Art, which was damaged in the 2010 earthquake and has remained shuttered for nine years
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Bedbugs, bad food at Mexico migrant detention centerMexico's National Human Rights Commission says a migrant detention center in the capital suffers from bedbugs, bad food and overcrowding
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Lobbyist: Venezuela's Falcón not seeking presidencyA Canadian lobbying firm hired by a Venezuelan political party has filed amended paperwork showing that opposition leader Henri Falcón will not make a new presidential run
The Associated Press3 hours ago
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: Angry Puerto Ricans protest to demand governor resign, Venezuela frees clarinetist jailed after criticizing government, migrants hoping to get into U.S. wait nervously in Mexican shelters
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Navy brass, low budget blamed for Argentina sub tragedyAn Argentine legislative commission has concluded that the sinking of a submarine with all 44 crewmembers was caused by the inefficiency of naval commanders and budget limitations, discarding theories the vessel was attacked or hit by a ship
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Bolsonaro defends 200 days in power amid criticismBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is defending his administration's first 200 days in power amid mounting criticism around issues ranging from the environment to nepotism
The Associated Press17 hours ago
El Salvador judge orders new charges for El Mozote massacreA Salvadoran judge has ruled that 17 former members of the country's military will also face charges of torture, forced disappearance and forced displacement related to the 1981 El Mozote massacre
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Mexico attends thousands of unaccompanied migrant minorsMexico's National Migration Institute says child protection officials have assisted since December more than 10,000 unaccompanied minors, most of them from Central America
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Puerto Ricans try to forge movement to oust governorPuerto Ricans are waging a far-flung effort to forge a sustainable protest movement to turn Gov. Ricardo Rosselló out of office
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Ecuador has first same-sex marriage, following court rulingA lesbian couple has married in Ecuador in the first same-sex wedding since a landmark ruling last month by the country's highest court
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Asylum seekers waiting in Nuevo Laredo fear lurking dangersFor the 1,800 or so asylum seekers and migrants currently stuck in Nuevo Laredo waiting for a chance at refuge in the United States, fear is palpable and stories of harrowing experiences are common.
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Argentina acts against Hezbollah, blamed for terror attacksArgentina's government has branded Hezbollah a terrorist organization and frozen its assets
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Circle K Mexico apologizes for "sexist" Secretary Day adCircle K Mexico is apologizing for an advertisement on "Secretary Day" that promoted a deal on chocolate, red wine and condoms
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Mexican to seek return of "Chapo" Guzman's drug moneyMexico's president says he will use legal channels to try to get the fortune of convicted drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman returned to Mexico
The Associated Press1 day ago
Burglars rob Puerto Rico police station of guns, ammunitionPuerto Rico's police department says somebody has broken into a police station and stolen weapons on the southern part of the U.S. territory
The Associated Press1 day ago
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