Latin America and Caribbean News

19 killed in clash between drug gangs in northern MexicoA big shootout between rival Mexican drug gangs has killed 19 people in the northern Mexico border state of Chihuahua
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Ex-Honduran leader caught in FIFA scandal dies in U.S. A former president of Honduras convicted in the FIFA soccer bribery scandal has died in the United States
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Stores remain closed along Teodoro Sampaio street during a quarantine imposed by Sao Paulo's government to help stop the spread of the new corona virus in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Monday, March 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
Brazil lacks coronavirus tests, other equipment, report saysBrazilian health officials grappling with the coronavirus outbreak have issued a stark warning about a lack of hospital beds, masks, testing devices and trained staff across Latin America’s largest nation
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Jose Cepeda takes orders from customers at at Alto del Cabro restaurant amid a government ordered quarantine aimed at curbing the spread of the new coronavirus that is shuttering all non-essential businesses for two weeks in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Friday, March 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
Puerto Rico discovers protective supply cache amid COVID-19The suspected mismanagement of essential supplies during Hurricane Maria has turned out to be a boon for Puerto Rico as it fights a rise in coronavirus cases
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this March 26, 2020, photo, relatives of Bella Lamilla the first person to be diagnosed with coronavirus in Ecuador, maintain quarantine in their home in Babahoyo, Ecuador. The spreading global pandemic has tested the competing interests of public health and privacy, with thousands of individuals and families experiencing both physical illness and the less-discussed stigma that can come with it. While there are many stories about good deeds and people coming together, the coronavirus is also bringing out another, darker side of some people: Fear, anger, resentment and shaming. (AP Photo/Mariuxi Orellana)
Hidden suffering of coronavirus: Stigma, blaming, shamingEven as Ecuador's coronavirus “patient zero” agonized in intensive care, strangers began tearing her reputation apart online
The Associated Press8 hours ago
In this March 26, 2020, photo, relatives of Bella Lamilla the first person to be diagnosed with coronavirus in Ecuador, maintain quarantine in their home in Babahoyo, Ecuador. The spreading global pandemic has tested the competing interests of public health and privacy, with thousands of individuals and families experiencing both physical illness and the less-discussed stigma that can come with it. While there are many stories about good deeds and people coming together, the coronavirus is also bringing out another, darker side of some people: Fear, anger, resentment and shaming. (AP Photo/Mariuxi Orellana)
Hidden suffering of coronavirus: Stigma, blaming, shamingEven as Ecuador's coronavirus “patient zero” agonized in intensive care, strangers began tearing her reputation apart online
The Associated Press10 hours ago
2nd deported Guatemalan tests positive for coronavirusGuatemala's Health Ministry says a second Guatemalan man has tested positive for the new coronavirus after being deported from the United States
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Cuba gives prominent dissident house arrest, reads sentenceCuban dissident José Daniel Ferrer has been placed under house arrest after a court sentenced him to 4 1/2 years in prison for assault and kidnapping but released him from the prison where he had spent the past half year
The Associated Press21 hours ago
A pedestrian wears a home made mask as a precaution amid the spread of the new coronavirus in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, April 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
AP Sources: Shipping tycoon helps Venezuela in quest for gasA controversial shipping magnate has stepped in to prevent Venezuela from running out of fuel amid the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press1 day ago
A brigade of health professionals, who volunteered to travel to the West Indies, walk back to their campus after posing for news photographers, in Havana, Cuba, Saturday, March 28, 2020. The medical teams will travel on Saturday to the dual-island country Saint Kitts and Nevis, to assist local authorities with an upsurge of COVID-19 cases. (AP Photo/Ismael Francisco)
Cuban docs fighting coronavirus around world, defying US The Trump administration has been trying to stamp out one of Cuba’s signature programs _ the dispatch of medical workers around the globe
The Associated Press1 day ago
AP Week in Pictures, Latin America & CaribbeanAP Week in Pictures, Latin America & Caribbean
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexican economy may contract by 4 to 8% in 2020Mexico's Treasury predicts the country's economy will contract by as much as 3.9% in 2020 the face of the spreading COVID-19 pandemic, but private analysts are making even more dire predictions: the country's worst economic downturn since the Great Depression
The Associated Press2 days ago
El Salvador homicides drop; experts point to virus lock-downEl Salvador's once-startling homicide numbers have fallen  again, and some experts say the lock-down for the coronavirus pandemic may be playing a role
The Associated Press3 days ago
Migrant dies in Mexico detention center riot over virus fearA Guatemalan migrant is dead following a riot at an immigration detention center in Mexico where detainees burned mattresses to protest conditions that they say could expose them to the new coronavirus
The Associated Press3 days ago
Mexico allows 46 British passengers to leave cruise shipMexico has allowed 46 British citizens to disembark from a cruise ship off its Caribbean coast and fly home
The Associated Press3 days ago
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