Latin America and Caribbean News

Migrant remittances a big business in cash-starved VenezuelaAs the number of Venezuelans fleeing their country's deepening economic and humanitarian crisis climbs, a burgeoning industry providing a crucial lifeline is emerging _ remittances
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Supporters of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro arrive to the government-controlled National Electoral Council, where he was officially declared the winner of the presidential election in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Venezuelan president expels top US diplomat amid tensionsPresident Nicolas Maduro is expelling the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela and his deputy for allegedly conspiring against the socialist government
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Puerto Rico gov submits $25B budget amid deal with boardPuerto Rico's governor has proposed a $25 billion budget to the island's legislature in which retired government workers would keep their monthly pensions and teachers and police officers would get pay raises
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Private jet from Texas crashes in Honduras, all surviveA private jet traveling from Austin, Texas, has crashed off the end of the runway of the Honduran capital's international airport and broken in half, but the crew and passengers were rescued and reportedly out of danger
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this April 27, 2018 file photo, Brazil's President Michel Temer arrives to deliver a speech at Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil. Temer ended speculation on May 22 that he might seek re-election despite dismal poll ratings by endorsing his finance minister for the presidency in October’s election. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, file)
Brazil leader scraps bid, supports ex-finance ministerBrazil President Michel Temer has abandoned his re-election hopes and endorsed the candidacy of his former finance minister
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Attorney: Mexican man wrongly detained at marriage interviewLawyers for a 37-year-old Mexican man who was taken into custody during a mandatory marriage interview at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services are alleging his detention is unlawful
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Brazil's president says won't seek re-election, endorses finance ministerBrazil's president says won't seek re-election, endorses finance minister
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Cuba's new leader breaks from past with public appearancesA month after taking office, the Castros' successor as president of Cuba has broken from the immediate past, and made clear to Cubans that he will be operating far more like a conventional modern politician than the spotlight-shy general who selected him
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Honduras' emergency commission says rescuers have responded to the crash of a private jet at Tegucigalpa's airportHonduras' emergency commission says rescuers have responded to the crash of a private jet at Tegucigalpa's airport
The Associated Press12 hours ago
President Maduro expels top U.S. diplomat from Venezuela, accuses him of conspiring against his governmentPresident Maduro expels top U.S. diplomat from Venezuela, accuses him of conspiring against his government
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Gang gunmen wound Mexican official, 7 others in GuadalajaraOfficials in Mexico's second biggest city say gunmen for an organized crime gang tried to kill a state official, wounding him, three police officers and four civilians
The Associated Press1 day ago
Commission says Nicaraguan government violated human rightsInvestigators from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights say that the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega violated human rights through the excessive use of force against street demonstrations
The Associated Press1 day ago
Protesters shut down commercial bridge linking Mexico, TexasAt least 200 demonstrators have blocked a major commercial bridge between Mexico and Texas to protest the disappearance of dozens of people in the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico suspends charter company in Cuba airliner crashMexican authorities have temporarily suspended a charter company which owned a passenger jet that crashed in Cuba, while Cuban media say one of three survivors has died, increasing the death toll to 111.
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Latest: Cuba says crash survivor dies; toll now at 111Cuban state media say a 23-year-old survivor of Friday's plane crash in Havana has died, raising the death toll to 111
The Associated Press1 day ago
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