Latin America and Caribbean News

Nicaragua releases 100 jailed protesters to house arrestThe Nicaraguan government has released 100 prisoners to a form of house arrest, including three human rights activists
The Associated Press7 minutes ago
Andrea, Atlantic season's 1st named subtropical storm, formsMeteorologists say a low pressure system located several hundred miles southwest of Bermuda has become a subtropical storm
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Cop kills ex, then himself in Brazil government buildingBrazilian officials say a police officer shot his ex-girlfriend to death in her office at the city education department in Brazil's capital and then killed himself
The Associated Press5 minutes ago
Venezuelan migrants missing after 2nd sea tragedy in a monthA Venezuelan official has confirmed that a boat carrying at least 20 people sank in Caribbean coastal waters last week, with most of its passengers missing in the second sea tragedy in a month involving Venezuelans seeking to escape their country's crisis
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Despite upheaval, Venezuela's Maduro touts an anniversaryVenezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is celebrating the first anniversary of his disputed re-election amid a growing humanitarian crisis and political upheaval
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Independent Cuban think tank says closing under pressureOne of Cuba's only independent think tanks says it is closing because of pressure from unnamed powerful institutions on and off the communist island
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Protesters in support of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange demonstrate outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Monday, May 20, 2019. Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain, a Swedish prosecutor said. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Battle breaks out for WikiLeaks founder Assange's computersWith Julian Assange locked away in a London jail, a new battle has broken out over what may contain some of the WikiLeaks founder's biggest secrets: his computers
The Associated Press6 hours ago
'Tortilla movement' seeks to restore Mexico's iconic foodMovement seeks to revive authentic Mexican tortillas
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Mexico calls for regional development to address immigrationMexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says United States support for economic development in Mexico and Central America is that county's best option for addressing the flow of immigrants
The Associated Press3 hours ago
11 people killed in reported gun attack at bar in BrazilA gang of gunmen reportedly attacked a bar in the capital of Brazil's northern Pará state, and authorities say 11 people were killed
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Soccer referee dies after collapsing at match in BoliviaA 31-year-old referee soccer collapsed during a Bolivian league match high up in the Andes and died after being taken to the hospital
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Brazilian official confirm "massacre" in the country's north, while news media say 11 slain in attack at barBrazilian official confirm "massacre" in the country's north, while news media say 11 slain in attack at bar
The Associated Press1 day ago
Trump denies plans to fly migrants from border to FloridaThe office of Florida's governor says President Donald Trump told him he wouldn't authorize to fly hundreds of immigrants from the Mexican border to South Florida on a weekly basis
The Associated Press1 day ago
4 Americans, 1 Canadian die in small plane crash in HondurasFour Americans and a Canadian pilot were killed when a small plane went down off the coast of Roatan island in Honduras, officials said Sunday
The Associated Press1 day ago
A man leaves a gas station with extra gasoline in a bag, after filling his tank with gas that cost him extra money but saved him waiting in a longer line in Cabimas, Venezuela, Saturday, May 18, 2019. U.S. sanctions on oil-rich Venezuela appear to be taking hold, resulting in mile-long lines for fuel in the South American nation’s second-largest city, Maracaibo. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Vast gasoline lines form in oil-rich VenezuelaU.S. oil sanctions on Venezuela appear to be taking hold, resulting in mile-long lines for fuel in the South American nation's second-largest city, Maracaibo
The Associated Press1 day ago
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