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Colombia's President Ivan Duque arrives to speak to journalists before departing to attend the U.N. General Assembly from CATAM air base in Bogota, Colombia, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Ivan Valencia)
AP interview: Colombia to denounce Maduro at UN meetingColombia's leader says "brutality" of Nicolás Maduro must end and that any aggression by Venezuela's armed forces would immediately trigger a regional response.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
'Everybody cries here': Hope and despair in Mexican shelterThe Trump administration has effectively sealed the border to the vast majority of asylum-seekers, leaving tens of thousands of migrants in limbo, and shifting responsibility for U.S. immigration policy to the Mexican government and shelters
The Associated Press6 hours ago
A tourist poses for a photo in front breaking waves before the expected arrival of Hurricane Lorena, in Los Cabos, Mexico, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Hurricane Lorena neared Mexico's resort-studded Los Cabos area Friday as owners pulled their boats from the water, tourists hunkered down in hotels, and police and soldiers went through low-lying, low-income neighborhoods urging people to evacuate. (AP Photo/Fernando Castillo)
Lorena spares Los Cabos, heads up coast of Mexico's BajaHurricane Lorena spared the resort-studded twin cities of Los Cabos a direct hit and has been reduced to a tropical storm Saturday as it heads up the east coast of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Colombian leader compares Nicolás Maduro to Serbian war criminal Milosevic and warns Venezuela against any aggressionColombian leader compares Nicolás Maduro to Serbian war criminal Milosevic and warns Venezuela against any aggression
The Associated Press12 hours ago
A tourist takes photos of the ocean at El Medano beach before the expected arrival of Hurricane Lorena, in Los Cabos, Mexico, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Hurricane Lorena neared Mexico's resort-studded Los Cabos area Friday as owners pulled their boats from the water, tourists hunkered down in hotels, and police and soldiers went through low-lying, low-income neighborhoods urging people to evacuate. (AP Photo/Fernando Castillo)
Hurricane Lorena skirts east coast of Mexico's BajaHurricane Lorena is skirting the east coast of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula, prompting new warnings and watches for coastal areas but apparently sparing a direct hit on the resort-studded twin cities of Los Cabos
The Associated Press1 day ago
Puerto Rico faces slow recovery 2 years after MariaPuerto Rico faces slow recovery 2 years after Hurricane Maria
The Associated Press1 day ago
Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez speaks during a press conference, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Rodríguez says the U.S. expulsion of two Cuban diplomats and energy shortages across the island are part of a Trump administration offensive that will fail to force concessions by his government. (AP Photo/Ismael Francisco)
Cuba: diplomat expulsions, gas crisis part of US offensiveCuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez says the U.S. expulsion of two Cuban diplomats and energy shortages across the island are part of a Trump administration offensive that will fail to force concessions by his government
The Associated Press1 day ago
Cubans wait hours in gas lines as fuel crisis bitesA fuel shortage blamed on the Trump Administration has turned filling a tank in Cuba into an ordeal even for a country used to waiting in lines.
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Latest: Hurricane Lorena approaching Mexico's Los CabosThe U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami has upgraded Lorena to a hurricane as it bears down on Mexico's Baja California
The Associated Press2 days ago
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: Protests over fuel shortages shut down Haiti, abortion rights activists angered by vote in Ecuador's congress, Mexicans mourn losses in 1985 and 2017 earthquakes
The Associated Press2 days ago
Splendora Police officer Mike Jones carries Ramiro Lopez Jr.'s dog, Panthea, from a boat after the officers rescued the family from their flooded neighborhood as rains from Tropical Depression Imelda inundated the area, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Splendora, Texas. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Hurricane rips roofs, cuts power in Bermuda, but no deathsHurricane Humberto blew off rooftops, toppled trees and knocked out power as it blew past the British Atlantic island of Bermuda
The Associated Press2 days ago
The Latest: Hurricane Jerry headed north of Leeward IslandsHurricane Jerry on a track headed north of the northernmost Leeward Islands
The Associated Press2 days ago
Mississippi sheriff sets policies amid racial profiling suitA Mississippi county has settled a racial profiling lawsuit and its sheriff's department is setting policies that limit officers' use of race or national origin as a reason to stop and question people
The Associated Press2 days ago
US still seeks to extradite ex-Venezuelan spy masterThe Trump administration says it is exploring ways to extradite a former Venezuelan military spy chief accused of drug smuggling, even after Spain's National Court rejected a U.S. extradition request
The Associated Press2 days ago
Mexico still has much rebuilding to do from 2017 quakeMexico is marking the Sept. 19 anniversaries of 2017 earthquakes that killed more than 500 people and a devastating 1985 temblor that left at least 9,500 dead
The Associated Press2 days ago
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