Latin America and Caribbean News

Brazil to try to reverse US ban on Brazil meatBrazil's Agriculture Minister says he will travel to the United States to reverse US ban of beef imports
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Slain Venezuela protester a son of former Maduro supervisorThe latest youth to die during Venezuela's crackdown on anti-government protests has a connection to President Nicolas Maduro: His father was once the socialist leader's supervisor
The Associated Press1 hour ago
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: Bolivia's Aymara celebrate their new year on Southern Hemisphere's winter solstice, Guatemalan activists remember those who disappeared during the civil war and Argentine police find huge trove of Nazi paraphernalia in hidden room
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Mexican president dismisses spying, wants fast investigationMexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says he wants a rapid investigation into reports of high-tech spying against journalists and human rights defenders, while he dismisses allegations that his government was responsible
The Associated Press14 hours ago
In major blow to Brazil, US suspends meat product importsThe U.S. says it is suspending imports of Brazilian meat products because of safety concerns, delivering a major blow to Brazil, which is one of the world's largest exporters of meat products
The Associated Press15 hours ago
US envoy: Guatemala lawmakers who hired lobby firm 'idiots'A Guatemalan congressman is demanding an apology from the U.S. ambassador after the diplomat called him and three colleagues "idiots."
The Associated Press15 hours ago
US, Cuba still cooperating on stopping drug smugglersA top Cuban anti-drug officials say the U.S. and Cuba are still cooperating to intercept drug smugglers even through the Trump administration has halted high-level meetings on stopping the flow of narcotics through the Caribbean
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Pemex says damaged Mexican refinery to reopen July 30Mexico's state-owned oil company Pemex says a refinery that flooded and caught fire last week during rains produced by former Tropical Storm Calvin will reopen July 30
The Associated Press16 hours ago
US envoy urges global action on worsening Venezuela crisisUS Ambassador Nikki Haley is urging the international community to take action to deal with the worsening crisis in Venezuela where she says "people are starving while their government tramples their democracy
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Magnitude 6.8 earthquake recorded off Guatemalan coastA magnitude 6.8 earthquake has hit off Guatemala's Pacific coast, shaking much of the country and neighboring El Salvador
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Clash at Canadian-owned mine in Suriname leaves 4 injuredA gold mine in Suriname that is majority-owned by a Canadian company says four people were injured when independent miners tried to occupy a portion of its concession in the South American company
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Mexico raises key interest rate to 7 pct to combat inflationMexico's central bank has raised its benchmark interest rate a quarter-point to 7 percent in an effort to limit inflation
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Airbnb to collect room tax in Puerto Rico for governmentPuerto Rico has signed a deal with Airbnb under which the company will collect the room tax from hosts on the island and turn the revenue over to the U.S. territory's government, which is mired in a financial crisis
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Chile police declassify World War II-era files on Nazi plotsThe Chilean equivalent of the FBI has declassified World War II-era files that show Nazi agents in the South American country's main port of Valparaiso plotted to destroy the Panama Canal
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Guatemala high court denies bid to probe president in fireGuatemala's Supreme Court has rejected a request to have President Jimmy Morales' immunity of office lifted to permit an investigation of him in connection with a fire that killed 41 girls at a home for troubled youth
The Associated Press19 hours ago
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