Latin America and Caribbean News

Police disperse anti-Bolsonaro protesters in BrazilPolice say they've used tear gas to disperse demonstrators in Brazil’s largest cit as groups protesting and supporting President Jair Bolsonaro neared a clash
The Associated Press19 hours ago
With cheap gasoline scarce, Venezuelans can buy at a premiumPresident Nicolás Maduro says that starting Monday Venezuelans will be able to buy gasoline at international market prices
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Suriname opposition parties near power following electionFour parties have formed an alliance that would put them close to being able to choose Suriname´s next president
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico nabs gang chief allegedly behind US journalist attackAuthorities in northern Mexico say they have arrested a gang leader allegedly involved in as many as 50 killings and an attack on a U.S. journalist
The Associated Press2 days ago
Regulator freezes accounts of Mexico's Cruz Azul soccer teamMexico's anti-money laundering agency has frozen the personal accounts of some of the top directors of first-division soccer team Cruz Azul, saying that "unusual movements were detected" in bank transactions
The Associated Press2 days ago
Disease that began among rich shifts to Latin America's poorIn Latin America, the coronavirus appears to have initially been brought to the region by wealthy citizens or visitors coming from Europe and the United States but is now increasingly concentrated in poorer neighborhoods
The Associated Press2 days ago
Maria Matilde Parrilla, 92, right, looks up as a municipal worker points a faulty joint in her wood and zinc roof, in Loiza, Puerto Rico, Thursday, May 28, 2020. Caribbean islands have rarely been so vulnerable as an unusually active hurricane season this year threatens a region still recovering from recent storms as it fights a worsening drought and a pandemic that has drained budgets and muddled preparations. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
Battered Caribbean prepares for hurricanes amid pandemicCaribbean islands have rarely been so vulnerable as an unusually active hurricane season looms for a region battered by recent storms, a worsening drought and a pandemic that has drained budgets and muddled preparations
The Associated Press3 days ago
AP Week in Pictures, Latin America & CaribbeanAP Week in Pictures, Latin America & Caribbean
The Associated Press3 days ago
Brazilians say 'I do' at drive-thru weddings to avoid virusMost states in Brazil are prohibiting large gatherings in their efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus, forcing many couples to put off traditional wedding ceremonies
The Associated Press3 days ago
Suriname opposition asks Bouterse to concede amid slow countVotes are still being counted three days after Suriname’s elections, with the opposition urging the government to concede defeat while President Desi Bouterse is calling for a recount even though the final tally is not yet released
The Associated Press3 days ago
Activists criticize new anti-violence campaign in MexicoActivists in Mexico are criticizing a new government ad campaign on violence against women, saying it is outdated and minimizes the problem
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this June 19, 2018 file photo, a Panama border police officer points as he begins to patrol in the Darien Province, on the border with Colombia, in Yaviza, Panama. As Panama deals with the care of migrants living in shelters in the jungle province of Darien in May 2020, the Inter-American court ordered Panama to take urgent measures to protect migrants' lives in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File)
Regional court orders Panama to protect migrants' health A regional human rights court has ordered Panama’s government to immediately provide medical care and more sanitary conditions for some 2,000 migrants detained near the Colombian border
The Associated Press3 days ago
A screen plays "Small Foot, A Cold Adventure" at a drive-in movie theater where drivers must leave one space empty between them amid the new coronavirus pandemic in Brasilia, Brazil, May 13, 2020. The drive-in was closed at the start of the pandemic but reopened to the public at the start of April. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
AP PHOTOS: Brazil drive-in, a welcome escape from pandemic A drive-in cinema in Brazil is allowing people to indulge in one of the few diversions allowed in the age of social distancing
The Associated Press3 days ago
Amid virus lockdown, radio lessons return in Latin AmericaBroadcasting was once widely used in Latin America to teach basic math and literacy skills to rural children and adults
The Associated Press4 days ago
Indigenous leader calls for help in Brazil's biggest reserveAs the coronavirus spreads into Brazil's indigenous lands, killing at least 40 people so far by the government’s count, the first two COVID-19 deaths were registered this week in the Xingu area, which is one of the biggest reserves in the world
The Associated Press4 days ago
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