Latin America and Caribbean News

Honduran woman fearing deportation given sanctuary in churchA Honduran woman says she's facing deportation has been given sanctuary in a Virginia church
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
Venezuela president boosts minimum wage as inflation soarsVenezuela's president says he is again raising the minimum wage, though it still will be below the equivalent of $2 a month as inflation soars in the crisis-stricken country
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International groups invited to document Nicaragua violenceInternational organizations say they have received the go-ahead to travel to Nicaragua to investigate political violence that has killed more than 170 people
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Mayor learns more than 200 separated migrant children in NYCNew York City's mayor says he was surprised to learn a children's center in Harlem is caring for 239 migrant children separated from their parents by federal immigration officials
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Atlanta mayor stops immigration cooperation over separationsAtlanta's Democratic mayor calls forced separation of migrant families at the country's Southern border "despicable" and says the city won't accept any new immigration detainees until the separations have stopped
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this image provided by Jodie Bowers, detainees are escorted into an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility, early Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Brooklyn Heights, Ohio. More than 100 workers were arrested Tuesday, at an Ohio meatpacking plant by federal agents following a yearlong immigration investigation, the second large-scale raid within the state in the past two weeks. (Jodie Bowers via AP)
Over 100 arrested in immigration raid at meatpacking plantThe second large-scale immigration raid in Ohio in two weeks is part of the Trump administration's growing crackdown
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Top Brazil court acquits head of Workers' Party of graftJustices on Brazil's highest court have acquitted the Workers' Party president of corruption and money-laundering charges in a case stemming from the country's massive graft investigation
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Puerto Rico gov signs bill to privatize power company assetsPuerto Rico's governor has signed a historic bill to privatize the U.S. territory's troubled power company in a move many hope will help minimize power outages that have followed Hurricane Maria and stabilize the system amid an 11-year recession
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Federal court OKs appeal for Mexican man on Texas death rowA federal appeals court is allowing a Mexican man on Texas death row to move forward with an appeal focusing on whether his attorneys were deficient during the sentencing phase of his trial for strangling and raping a teenage girl in Waco 31 years ago
The Associated Press7 hours ago
IMF Executive Board approves $50 billion loan for ArgentinaThe Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund is approving a three-year Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) for Argentina amounting to $50 billion
The Associated Press7 hours ago
In this June 13, 2018 photo, houses affected by Hurricane Maria, some of them with their missing roofs covered in sturdy blue tarp, stand in the middle of the El Gandul neighborhood, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. There are thousands of people in similar circumstances across Puerto Rico nearly nine months since the most devastating storm to strike the island in decades. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
Many in Puerto Rico still under tarps as storm threat loomsThousands of people across Puerto Rico are still living in damaged homes, protected by blue plastic tarps, nine months since Hurricane Maria devastated the island
The Associated Press20 hours ago
3 more killed as Nicaragua's political unrest hits 2 monthsA Nicaraguan rights group says three people have been killed in the city of Masaya as authorities try to regain control on the two-month anniversary of political unrest that has shaken the nation
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Venezuela's socialist boss to head Constitutional AssemblyVenezuela's all-powerful National Constitutional Assembly has named as its new chief a man deemed by U.S. officials to be an international drug trafficker
The Associated Press1 day ago
3 gay rights activists shot to death in southern MexicoMexican officials say three LGBTQ activists have been shot dead and left along a highway in the troubled southern state of Guerrero
The Associated Press1 day ago
Vatican promises to hear more abuse complaints in ChileA papal envoy looking into clerical sexual abuse is leaving Chile, but he says the Vatican will continue collecting testimony from people who allege they were sexually abused
The Associated Press1 day ago
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