Latin America and Caribbean News

AP Explains: Corruption trial against Argentina's FernándezAP Explains: Corruption trial against former Argentine President Cristina Fernández as she seeks to return to power
The Associated Press5 hours ago
6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in ChileChilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Brazil's Natura announces purchase of Avon ProductsThe Brazilian cosmetics maker Natura has announced that it is buying Avon Products in an all-stock deal
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was 'incoherent'Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking "incoherent phrases" when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before being seriously wounded by military police
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strikeNicaragua's finance minister has warned banks that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisoners
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Vigilante attacks on the rise in MexicoMexico's National Human Rights Commission says vigilante attacks in which mobs injured or killed people they suspected of wrongdoing are increasing
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Mexico president says government will help Pemex until 2021Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his government will support the state-owned oil company with all the budget it needs and tax relief until 2021
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Mexico morgue left bodies to rot for 2 years before autopsyA state human rights commission says a morgue in western Mexico was so overcrowded and poorly run that some unidentified bodies were left to rot for two years before being autopsied
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Nonprofits turn to cryptocurrency to help needy VenezuelansOver the past decade, cryptocurrencies like EOS and bitcoin have become popular among investors looking to make large profits or anonymously store money
The Associated Press1 day ago
Brazilian fatally stabs girlfriend, shoots 3 dead at churchAuthorities in Brazil say a man knifed his girlfriend to death in her home then went to a Baptist church and opened fire with a pistol, killing three more people
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico to auction off seized luxury goods to help poorMexico to auction off seized luxury cars at old presidential residence
The Associated Press1 day ago
Nike cancels Puerto Rico-homage sneaker with Panama designNike won't release a version of its Air Force 1 shoe meant to celebrate Puerto Rico, after an indigenous group in Panama noted one of its traditional designs was used
The Associated Press1 day ago
Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leaderAmnesty International has published an open letter criticizing the policies of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico studies building new immigration facilitiesMexico is studying a change in the way it handles the migrants who have been overwhelming its facilities near the border with Guatemala, and may try to keep more of them in newly constructed voluntary shelters rather than in detention facilities
The Associated Press1 day ago
Supporters of former President Cristina Fernandez gather outside a federal court as Fernandez appears for the first in a series of corruption trials, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Marcos Brindicci)
Argentina: Fernández in court for first corruption trialArgentina's Fernández appears in court for first in a series of corruption trials
The Associated Press1 day ago
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