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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 Press10 hours 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 Press20 hours 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 Press23 hours 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 Press1 day 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 Press1 day ago
Ecuador orders arrest of former foreign ministerAn Ecuadorian judge has ordered the arrest of a former foreign minister linked to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who was evicted from the country's London embassy last week
The Associated Press1 day ago
In Peru, supporters mourn ex-leader Garcia after suicideLarge crowds have joined the funeral procession of former Peruvian President Alan Garcia, who killed himself after authorities arrived at his home to arrest him for alleged involvement in a corruption case
The Associated Press1 day ago
Peru's former President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski flashes a vee for victory as he returns to a court hearing to determine his release, in Lima, Peru, Monday, April 15, 2019. A judge in Peru ordered last week the detention for 10 days of the former leader as part of a money laundering probe into his consulting work for the company at the heart of Latin America's biggest graft scandal. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
Peruvian judge orders jail for former president KuczynskiA Peruvian judge has ordered that former president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski be jailed for up to three years as authorities investigate his alleged involvement in a corruption case
The Associated Press1 day ago
Peruvian judge orders former president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski jailed for up to 3 years as corruption probe continues.Peruvian judge orders former president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski jailed for up to 3 years as corruption probe continues.
The Associated Press1 day ago
Brazil leader wants to ease laws on carrying gunsBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says his administration will soon introduce legislation to make it easier to carry guns in public and expand protections for people who kill in defense of their lives or property
The Associated Press1 day ago
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: An ex-Peruvian president kills himself and another is hospitalized, Latin Americans attend Holy Week observances, Venezuelans find ways to slip into Colombia
The Associated Press1 day ago
Brazil judge reverses order censoring news sitesA judge on Brazil's top court has cancelled a ruling that forced two news sites to remove reports that a corruption investigation had included a reference to the court's president
The Associated Press1 day ago
People walk through a piece titled "Ancestral Hall of the Wang Family," part of an ancient Chinese construction rescued by Chinese concept artist and government critic Ai Weiwei, at the Contemporary Art University Museum (MUAC ) in Mexico City, Mexico, Saturday, April 13, 2019. The piece creates a striking contrast between the remote memory of his country and the recent memory of Mexico, at the exhibit titled "Reestablish Memories." (AP Photo/Claudio Cruz)
Ai Weiwei remembers disappearance of 43 Mexican studentsChinese artist Ai Weiwei's interest in studying human rights around the world led to his meeting with relatives of the 43 college students who disappeared in southern Mexico in 2014, and from that encounter sprang his new exhibit in the Mexican capital
The Associated Press2 days ago
Russia's ambassador to Venezuela, Vladimir Zaemskiy, gives an interview in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. As Venezuela’s reliance on Russia grows amid the country’s unfolding crisis, Vladimir Putin’s point man in Caracas is pushing back on the U.S. revival of a doctrine used for generations to justify military interventions in the region. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
Putin envoy in Caracas rejects US revival of Monroe DoctrineAs Venezuela's reliance on Russia grows amid the country's unfolding crisis, Vladimir Putin's point man in Caracas is pushing back on the U.S. revival of a doctrine used for generations to justify military interventions in the region
The Associated Press2 days ago
Brazil farmer arrested again in American missionary's murderPolice in Brazil have again arrested a farmer convicted of ordering the 2005 assassination of American missionary Dorothy Stang
The Associated Press2 days ago
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