Latin America and Caribbean News

Argentines return to Europe to escape economic uncertaintyArgentines are seeking shelter in Europe amid their homeland's economic crunch
The Associated Press6 hours ago
A migrant's bedding lies on the side of the road after after a group of Central American migrants ran away from Mexican immigration agents on the highway through Pijijiapan, Chiapas state, Mexico, Monday, April 22, 2019. Mexican police and immigration agents detained hundreds of migrants Monday in the largest single raid on a migrant caravan since the groups started moving through Mexico last year. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Migrants anxious after Mexican authorities raid caravanCentral American migrants hoping to reach the U.S. now carry the added anxiety of the pursued after Mexican authorities detained hundreds in a surprise raid on a caravan in Mexico's south
The Associated Press6 hours ago
A migrant's bedding lies on the side of the road after after a group of Central American migrants ran away from Mexican immigration agents on the highway through Pijijiapan, Chiapas state, Mexico, Monday, April 22, 2019. Mexican police and immigration agents detained hundreds of migrants Monday in the largest single raid on a migrant caravan since the groups started moving through Mexico last year. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Mexican police detain hundreds of Central American migrantsMexican police and immigration agents have detained hundreds of Central American migrants in the largest single raid on a migrant caravan since the groups started moving through Mexico last year
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Prosecutor: Weekend massacre in Mexico possible revenge actMexican authorities say 13 people killed in a weekend shooting in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz appear to have been victims of an act of revenge between criminal groups
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Mexican police investigated in deadly fall from buildingAuthorities in the northern Mexico state of Nuevo Leon are investigating five law enforcement officers for their alleged involvement in the death of a man who fell from the 14th floor of a building
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Quake sways buildings in Mexico City; some evacuationsA magnitude 5.4 earthquake in southern Mexico has caused tall buildings to sway in the Mexican capital, prompting hundreds of office workers to briefly evacuate along a central avenue
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Avianca Brasil gives up 18 planes, cancels 1,045 flightsAvianca Brasil is canceling more than 1,045 domestic flights this week because it has to return 18 aircraft to leasing agencies
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Earthquake sways tall buildings in Mexico CityEarthquake sways tall buildings in Mexico City
The Associated Press14 hours ago
In Venezuela, women sell hair as another way to get byMore Venezuelan women in poor areas are selling their hair, as demands of daily survival force them to abandon self-care associated with a country known globally for success in beauty pageants
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Cuba tells officials to reduce electricity consumptionAn official newspaper in Cuba reports that officials are imposing reductions on electricity use at a time the economy is being squeezed by a series of setbacks, including reduced fuel shipments from Venezuela and tighter U.S. sanctions
The Associated Press1 day ago
Honduran migrant Domingo Adolfo Chavez sits at a makeshift camp set up in Mapastepec, Chiapas State, Mexico, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Chavez, part of the caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, has been in the shelter for almost 15 days waiting for documents authorizing them to cross into Mexico. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Frustration grows among migrants in Mexico as support fadesFrustration, hunger grows among migrants in Mexico as support fades
The Associated Press2 days ago
Officials: Large fire scorches Peru's capital, killing noneOfficials in Peru say a massive fire has torn through the capital of Lima, destroying several buildings near the center of the city, miraculously killing nobody
The Associated Press2 days ago
Attackers raid family party, kill 13 in MexicoPolice in eastern Mexico say gunmen broke into a family party and opened fire, killing 13 people and wounding at least four others
The Associated Press2 days ago
An anti-government protester fires a homemade mortar on the sidelines of a Stations of the Cross procession on Good Friday in Managua, Nicaragua, Friday, April 19, 2019. Good Friday religious processions in Nicaragua’s capital have taken a decidedly political tone as people have seized on a rare opportunity to renew protests against the government of President Daniel Ortega. (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga)
Nicaraguans use Good Friday processions to protestGood Friday religious processions in Nicaragua's capital have taken a decidedly political tone as residents seize on a rare opportunity to renew their protests against the government of President Daniel Ortega
The Associated Press3 days ago
Passion Play in Brazil shantytown a voice against injusticeThe back streets of Brazil's biggest shantytown have become the stage for an Easter passion play that mirrors the realities faced by its residents.
The Associated Press3 days ago
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