Latin America and Caribbean News

Venezuelans recycle worthless bolivar bills into craftsA family of Venezuelan immigrants to Colombia are repurposing their worthless bolivars into origami-made paper wallets, belts and even purses as the currency plunges further in value amid four-digit inflation
The Associated Press1 hour ago
5 killed, 1 injured in downtown Puerto Rico shootingFive people have been killed and one injured in a shooting outside a bar in downtown Puerto Rico
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Argentina fires on Chinese vessel 'fishing illegally'Argentina's coast guard says it has opened fire on a Chinese vessel illegally fishing in its waters
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Warning over possible 'collapse' of refugee system in MexicoMexico's National Human Rights Commission has issued a warning over what it calls "the possible collapse of the system for protecting refugees" in the country
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Border Patrol agent Eric Mendoza speaks to the driver of a tractor-trailer passing through the Laredo North vehicle checkpoint in Laredo, Texas, on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Smugglers routinely pack people entering the country illegally or drugs into tractor-trailers, counting on the vehicles not being opened at the inspection site. (AP Photo/Nomaan Merchant)
Border Patrol's checkpoints overlooked in debate over wallLongtime observers are worried that vehicle checkpoints north of the U.S.-Mexico border and other longstanding elements of border security are being overlooked in favor of proposals like a border wall
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Colombia extradites major drug suspect to USColombia's chief prosecutor's office says it has extradited a major drug trafficking suspect to the United States
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Mexico arrests 4 police officers in case of missing ItaliansAuthorities in Mexico say they have arrested four municipal police officers in connection with the disappearance of three Italians last heard from more than three weeks ago
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Guatemala City Archbishop Vian, critic of graft, dies at 70Roman Catholic authorities say Oscar Julio Vian, archbishop of Guatemala City and an outspoken critic of corruption in the Central American nation, has died at 70
The Associated Press1 day ago
Brazilian arms dealer arrested in the United StatesBrazilian police say the man considered to be the country's largest arms dealer has been arrested in the United States by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents
The Associated Press1 day ago
Bishop at heart of abuse cover-up claims testifies in ChileThe Chilean bishop accused of covering up sex abuse by a pedophile priest has testified before a Vatican mission looking into the allegations
The Associated Press1 day ago
Lawsuit: Detained immigrant beaten for role in hunger strikeA new federal lawsuit claims an immigrant detained at a privately run jail in Washington state was beaten and placed in solitary confinement because of his role in a hunger strike
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico finds 103 migrants abandoned in freight trailerMexican immigration agents say they have found 103 Central American migrants in a freight trailer left by a roadside near the U.S. border
The Associated Press2 days ago
Wildfire extinguished at US navy base with help from CubansA U.S. military spokeswoman says a wildfire at the Guantanamo Bay Navy base has been put out with help from Cuban fire brigades
The Associated Press2 days ago
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: A fire sweeps through a clothing market in Haiti's capital, a helicopter carrying officials assessing earthquake damage crashes in Mexico and the military takes over policing in Rio de Janeiro
The Associated Press2 days ago
Argentina: Drug seizure at Russian embassy leads to arrestsArgentine officials say that a police officer and a Russian diplomatic official were arrested after authorities seized a large cocaine shipment at the Russian embassy in Buenos Aires
The Associated Press2 days ago
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