Latin America and Caribbean News

Mexican president starts process to scrap education reformsMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has signed an initiative that would cancel the controversial education reforms of his predecessor
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Cubans welcome softer laws on business and artCuban entrepreneurs and artists are welcoming a recent series of government decisions to soften laws that could have sharply limited private enterprise and artistic expression
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6 charged in '11 killing of US bank executive in Puerto RicoFederal authorities in Puerto Rico say they have solved the high-profile killing of a U.S. banking executive slain more than seven years ago in a drive-by shooting on one of Puerto Rico's busiest highways
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More than 200 sex abuse allegations against Brazil healerMore than 200 people have accused a spiritual healer in Brazil of sexual abuse
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AP PHOTOS: AP photojournalist portrays volcano's devastationAP PHOTOS: AP photojournalist portrays the devastation wrought by Guatemala's Volcano of Fire
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Mexico passes law restructuring Attorney General's OfficeThe lower house of Mexico's Congress has passed legislation aimed at restructuring the Attorney General's Office amid a growing wave of homicides in the country
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Family: German journalist jailed in Venezuela as spyThe family of a freelance German journalist says he has been jailed on espionage charges in Venezuela _ allegations they deny
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Feds charge DEA agent with trafficking drugs, guns with gangA former suburban Chicago police officer is accused of trafficking drugs and guns to a violent international street gang and then joining the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency so he could continue
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Mexico cancels February bidding round on oil concessionsThe Mexican government has announced that it will cancel a planned round of bidding on oil exploration concessions
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Ex-Argentina VP Boudou released from prison despite sentenceA court in Argentina has released former Vice President Amado Boudou from prison under bail while he appeals a corruption conviction
The Associated Press21 hours ago
People stand outside the Metropolitan Cathedral in Campinas, Brazil, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. A man opened fire in the cathedral, killing four and leaving four others injured, before taking a bullet in the ribs in a firefight with police and then shooting himself in the head, authorities said. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
Gunman kills 4, then himself, after Mass at Brazil cathedralBrazilian authorities say a man opened fire after Mass at a cathedral, killing four people and wounding four more before taking a bullet in the ribs in a firefight with police and then shooting himself in the head
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Trabajadores de Goodyear llegan a su sitio de labores para darse cuenta de que ya no opera en Los Guayabos, Venezuela, el lunes 10 de diciembre de 2018. (AP Foto/Juan Carlos Hernandez)
Venezuela vows to reactivate Goodyear plantVenezuela's government says it will reactivate an assembly line after U.S.-based Goodyear Tire & Rubber announced it will no longer produce tires in the crisis-wracked country
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Ex-Ford Motor Co. employees Hector Troiani, center, leaves a courthouse at the end of a sentencing hearing for two former Ford Motor Co. executives charged with crimes against humanity for allegedly targeting Argentine union workers for kidnapping and torture after the country's 1976 military coup, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. The court sentenced to prison factory manufacturing director Pedro Muller and security manager Hector Francisco Sibilla, for helping agents of the country's former dictatorship round up  Argentine union workers who were tortured and held in military jails. (AP Photo/Gustavo Garello)
Former Ford Argentina executives sentenced in torture casesAn Argentine court has sentenced two former Ford Motor Co. executives to prison for helping agents of the country's former dictatorship round up 24 Argentine union workers who were tortured and held in military jails
The Associated Press23 hours ago
New Brazil government to pull out of UN migration accordBrazil's incoming foreign minister says Latin America's biggest country will pull out of a United Nations accord aimed at ensuring safe, orderly and humane migration.
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Honduran lawmaker pleads guilty to drug charges in USA Honduran lawmaker has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking conspiracy and violence charges in a United States federal court
The Associated Press23 hours ago
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