Latin America and Caribbean News

Official: Suspect in killing of Mexican journalist arrestedMexico's interior secretary says federal authorities have arrested a suspect in the killing of internationally recognized journalist Javier Valdez
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Mag 5.6 quake hits off Nicaragua's coast; no damage reportedAn earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 has struck in the Pacific off the coast of Nicaragua, and has been felt strongly across Nicaragua and El Salvador, though there are no reports of damage or injuries in either country
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Mexico officials: 3 missing film students believed slainAuthorities in the western Mexico state of Jalisco believe three film students missing since last month were killed and dissolved in acid
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Remnants of Mexico migrant caravan closer to US borderThe remnants of a caravan of Central American migrants are protesting in northern Mexico as they once again draw angry tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Thousands protest against Nicaragua government, urge calmTens of thousands of Nicaraguans are marching in the capital to protest government repression and call for peace after several days of violent demonstrations
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Mistrial declared for Border Patrol agent charged with murder in cross-border shooting of rock-throwing teen in MexicoMistrial declared for Border Patrol agent charged with murder in cross-border shooting of rock-throwing teen in Mexico
The Associated Press12 hours ago
The Latest: Attorney for convicted MS-13 member speaks outThe Latest: Attorney for convicted MS-13 member speaks out
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Indigenous Brazilians set up camp to lobby for their rightsHundreds of indigenous Brazilians are setting up camp in the nation's capital for a week of speeches, protests and celebrations as they lobby the government to protect their rights
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Gang members convicted for murder and racketeering3 members of the notorious MS-13 gang have been convicted of racketeering and murder
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Peru orders arrest of 2 suspects in Canadian man's killingPeru's attorney general has ordered the arrest of two suspects in the killing of a Canadian man who traveled to the Amazon rain forest to study hallucinogenic medicine
The Associated Press14 hours ago
AP Explains: Nicaragua pension changes ignite fiery protestsAP Explains: Nicaragua pension changes ignite fiery nationwide protests
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Independent presidential candidate Jaime Rodriguez, known as "El Bronco," arrives for the first of three debates among Mexico's presidential candidates in Mexico City, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Mexico will hold general elections on July 1. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Mexico holds its first presidential debate for July electionThe first of Mexico's presidential debates has opened with fire, with front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defending the idea of an amnesty to fight drug violence and reviving his 2006 campaign slogan of "the poor come first."
The Associated Press1 day ago
Paraguay's citizens stand in line to cast their vote at "Dahlquist" school, in Asuncion, Paraguay, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Mario Abdo Benitez, known as “Marito,” is running for ruling Colorado party. His closest rival is lawyer Efrain Alegre of the Authentic Radical Liberal Party. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
Paraguay ruling party candidate wins presidential electionThe son of an aide to Paraguay's former dictator won the presidential election Sunday, helped by a booming economy under his party
The Associated Press1 day ago
Peruvian mob kills Canadian blamed for shaman's killingPeruvian authorities say a Canadian who traveled to Peru to study hallucinogenic medicine was killed by a mob in the Amazon rain forest after people blamed him for the slaying of an elderly shaman
The Associated Press1 day ago
A young demonstrators walks past a barricaded door at a makeshift hospital inside the Polytechnic University of Nicaragua, UPOLI, in Managua, Nicaragua, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Demonstrators and students have barricaded themselves inside the university campus for several days with police and pro-government supporters laying siege, as protests and disturbances sparked by government social security reforms continued into Sunday. Human rights groups say at least 26 people have been killed in several days of clashes. (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga)
Nicaragua's president cancels social security overhaulNicaragua's president has withdrawn changes to the social security system that had triggered deadly protests and looting
The Associated Press1 day ago
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