Latin America and Caribbean News

Brazilian arms dealer arrested in the United StatesBrazilian police say the man considered to be the country's largest arms dealer has been arrested in the United States by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
Guatemala City Archbishop Vian, critic of graft, dies at 70Roman Catholic authorities say Oscar Julio Vian, archbishop of Guatemala City and an outspoken critic of corruption in the Central American nation, has died at 70
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
Bishop at heart of abuse cover-up claims testifies in ChileThe Chilean bishop accused of covering up sex abuse by a pedophile priest has testified before a Vatican mission looking into the allegations
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Lawsuit: Detained immigrant beaten for role in hunger strikeA new federal lawsuit claims an immigrant detained at a privately run jail in Washington state was beaten and placed in solitary confinement because of his role in a hunger strike
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Mexico finds 103 migrants abandoned in freight trailerMexican immigration agents say they have found 103 Central American migrants in a freight trailer left by a roadside near the U.S. border
The Associated Press1 day ago
Wildfire extinguished at US navy base with help from CubansA U.S. military spokeswoman says a wildfire at the Guantanamo Bay Navy base has been put out with help from Cuban fire brigades
The Associated Press1 day ago
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: A fire sweeps through a clothing market in Haiti's capital, a helicopter carrying officials assessing earthquake damage crashes in Mexico and the military takes over policing in Rio de Janeiro
The Associated Press1 day ago
Argentina: Drug seizure at Russian embassy leads to arrestsArgentine officials say that a police officer and a Russian diplomatic official were arrested after authorities seized a large cocaine shipment at the Russian embassy in Buenos Aires
The Associated Press1 day ago
Cash-strapped Venezuela faces eviction from Miami consulateVenezuela's cash-strapped government faces eviction from a Miami building it once owned after its consulate failed to pay rent since August
The Associated Press1 day ago
Top US diplomat in Venezuela under fire for tough commentsThe head of Venezuela's government controlled assembly accuses the top U.S. diplomat in Caracas of promoting a coup and threatened to take appropriate diplomatic measures against him
The Associated Press1 day ago
Haiti suspends Oxfam pending investigation into sexual abuseAid group Oxfam Great Britain will be suspended from operating in Haiti for the next two months pending an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by its employees, a government official said Thursday
The Associated Press1 day ago
Supporters cheers for presidential candidate Javier Bertucci, outside of a hotel where he held a press conference, in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. With two months to go before Venezuela's make-or-break presidential elections, Bertucci, a television evangelist, is the only candidate who has thrown himself in the ring against President Nicolas Maduro. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
Venezuelan pastor fills presidential void left by oppositionWith two months to go before Venezuela's presidential election, the only challenger to enter the ring against President Nicolas Maduro is a little-known television evangelist who was arrested for fuel smuggling eight years ago
The Associated Press1 day ago
University experts to lead Puerto Rico storm death reviewPuerto Rico's governor says experts at George Washington University will lead an in-depth review to determine the number of deaths caused by Hurricane Maria amid accusations that the U.S. territory has undercounted the toll
The Associated Press2 days ago
Brazilian authorities to relocate Venezuelan migrantsAuthorities have announced plans to relocate Venezuelan migrants who have fled to Brazil's northern state of Roraima
The Associated Press2 days ago
Puerto Rico governor says George Washington University will lead review into number of deaths caused by Hurricane Maria.Puerto Rico governor says George Washington University will lead review into number of deaths caused by Hurricane Maria.
The Associated Press2 days ago
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