Latin America and Caribbean News

Brazil's chief prosecutor: 'Institutional rape' in VenezuelaBrazil's attorney general is sharply criticizing the recent ouster of his counterpart in Venezuela
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
Panama ex-president continues to fight extradition from USA former president of Panama is due back in a Miami federal courtroom to fight extradition from the U.S. to his home country to face political espionage charges
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Journalist killed in Mexico at least 9th this yearA newspaper reporter in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz has been killed along with two other men
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Former tropical storm moves into Gulf on path toward TexasThe remnants of former Tropical Storm Harvey is moving into the southern Gulf of Mexico, and forecasters warn it could reorganize as a tropical system and threaten Texas late this week
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Panama to require visa for Venezuelans amid crisisPanama's president says his country will begin requiring an entry visa for Venezuelans beginning in October as their homeland slips deeper into crisis
The Associated Press14 hours ago
El Salvador's supreme court sides with massacre suspectsEl Salvador's supreme court has cancelled arrest orders for soldiers accused of participating in the killing of six Jesuit priests and two others in 1989
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Gang suspected in killing of El Salvador police officerPolice officials in El Salvador say suspected gang members have shot and killed a police officer and his daughter
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Ex-president, ex-CEO are latest snared in Brazil graft probeBrazilian authorities have approved a graft probe targeting former President Fernando Collor de Mello and also filed charges against a former CEO of state oil company Petrobras
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Venezuela leader brands ousted chief prosecutor a fugitiveVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has branded the nation's ousted chief prosecutor a fugitive from justice as she flew to Brazil promising to "show the world" proof that he is involved in serious acts of corruption
The Associated Press19 hours ago
The Latest: Venezuela leader to visit PutinVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he expects to visit Russia soon for meetings with the government of Russian President Vladimir Putin
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Another Jamaican lottery scam suspect scheduled for trialAnother defendant in a Jamaican lottery scam accused of bilking mostly elderly Americans out of millions of dollars has been scheduled for trial early next year with several of his co-defendants
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Video shows Mexico mayor threatened by drug gangA newly released video shows the mayor of a town in south-central Mexico being threatened and humiliated by armed members of a drug gang
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Mexican soldiers seize 140 pounds of fentanyl at US borderSoldiers in northern Mexico say they have seized a surprisingly large stash of the powerful opioid fentanyl from a truck near the U.S. border
The Associated Press1 day ago
Hurricane Kenneth weakens to Category 2 off Mexican coastHurricane Kenneth blew up quickly into a monster Category 4 storm Monday, but then lost strength as it moved over the Pacific far from Mexico's coast
The Associated Press1 day ago
Artist 'Yulier P' detained in Cuba, told to erase muralsA Cuban street artist says he was detained by police and told to erase the more than 200 or so murals that have gained him widespread attention throughout the country
The Associated Press1 day ago
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