Latin America and Caribbean News

Honduran migrants walk past the National Palace as they leave Guatemala City at sunrise Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 as they make continue their way north toward the U.S.  Many of the more than 2,000 Hondurans in a migrant caravan trying to wend its way to the United States left spontaneously with little more than the clothes on their backs and what they could quickly throw into backpacks. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Migrants, police mass in town on Guatemala-Mexico borderMembers of a 3,000-strong migrant caravan from Honduras have massed in a Guatemalan border town across the muddy Suchiate River from Mexico as U.S. President Donald Trump continues to threaten retaliation if they continue toward the United States
The Associated Press3 hours ago
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: Thousands of Venezuelan migrants brave multiple borders, while protesters in Haiti demand their government account for Petrocaribe funds and a veterinarian in Paraguay builds wheelchairs for dogs
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A Honduran migrant wearing a U.S. flag motif shirt, holds a sandwich at an improvised shelter in Chiquimula, Guatemala, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to cut aid to Honduras if it doesn't stop the impromptu caravan of migrants, but it remains unclear if governments in the region can summon the political will to physically halt the determined border-crossers. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Pressure turns to Mexico as migrant caravan heads for borderAs about 3,000 Hondurans made their way through Guatemala, attention and pressure are turning to Mexico
The Associated Press5 hours ago
The Latest: Mexican officials say activist resisted arrestMexican immigration officials say activist Irineo Mujica, who has dual U.S. and Mexican citizenship, is accused of property damage and resisting arrest
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Brazil front-runner accused of illegal campaign practicesA Brazilian presidential candidate is accusing his far-right adversary of electoral fraud for allegedly allowing friendly businessmen to secretly pay to spread slanderous messages
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Mexico prosecutors find fraud in Venezuela food aid programMexican prosecutors say people linked to the Venezuelan government and Mexican companies conspired to overcharge Venezuela for basic food aid packages
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Guatemala lawmakers lower penalty for illicit campaign moneyGuatemalan lawmakers have passed a bill dramatically reducing prison sentences for electoral financing crimes, acting as President Jimmy Morales is under suspicion of receiving illicit campaign funds
The Associated Press8 hours ago
'I'll walk in my broken shoes': Mom, daughter flee VenezuelaBarely able to feed her daughter and struggling to earn a living, Sandra Cadiz made the desperate decision to leave Venezuela
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Pompeo meets Panama's president about Venezuela, NicaraguaU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is meeting with Panama's president to discuss the situations in Venezuela and Nicaragua
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Ecuador expels Venezuelan envoy for insult to presidentOfficials in Ecuador say they're expelling Venezuela's ambassador over disrespectful comments directed at its president
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Mother, daughter desperate to leave Venezuela flee on footBarely able to feed her daughter and struggling to earn a living, Sandra Cadiz made the desperate decision to leave Venezuela
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Police: 2 dead, dozens injured in protests across HaitiAt least two people were killed and dozens injured during large protests across Haiti over alleged misuse of government funds, authorities said Thursday
The Associated Press15 hours ago
The Mega Millions jackpot is displayed as a customer leaves the Corner Market, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Lyndhurst, Ohio. The next drawing will be Friday. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $970M as drawing approachesThe Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to $970 million, inching ever-closer to the $1 billion mark
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Demonstrators depicting female victims of forced sterilization during Alberto Fujimori's government, perform during a protest in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Hundreds marched in Lima's downtown to protest against government corruption. An appeals judge has freed Peru's opposition leader Keiko Fujimori a week after she was arrested during a money laundering investigation. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
Judge frees Peru opposition leader Keiko FujimoriAn appeals judge has freed Peru's opposition leader Keiko Fujimori a week after she was arrested, but she remains under investigation over undeclared financial contributions to her 2011 campaign
The Associated Press1 day ago
Follow the trek of Venezuelan migrants fleeing on footFor nine days a team of Associated Press journalists followed a Venezuelan mother and her daughter fleeing their nation's crippling economic and humanitarian crisis as they tried to cross three borders and nearly 2,700 miles
The Associated Press1 day ago
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