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The sister of Jose Esteban Sevilla Medina, who died after he was shot in the chest at a barricade during an attack by the police and paramilitary forces, cries at his burial in Masaya, Nicaragua, Monday, July 16, 2018. Tensions in Nicaragua erupted this spring after the government announced cuts to social security but then widened into a call for President Daniel Ortega to leave power. The crisis has left around 270 dead and more than 2,000 wounded as forces loyal to the government crack down on opponents. (AP Photo/Cristobal Venegas)
Families bury the dead after bloody weekend in NicaraguaFamilies began burying the dead following a bloody weekend in Nicaragua as police and paramilitary groups attacked roadblocks set up by anti-government demonstrators demanding President Daniel Ortega's exit from office
The Associated Press2 days ago
Ex-Venezuelan energy official pleads guilty in graft caseA former official at a state-run electric company in Caracas, Venezuela, has pleaded guilty to money laundering conspiracy relating to an alleged multibillion-dollar graft scheme in the Venezuelan oil industry
The Associated Press2 days ago
Salvadoran mother separated from son to remain in custodyAn immigration judge says a Salvadoran woman who was separated from her 8-year-old son when she entered the United States must remain in custody, prolonging her reunification wait
The Associated Press2 days ago
Funeral home attack leaves 5 dead, 9 wounded in MexicoFive people were killed and nine wounded after gunmen burst into a funeral home and attacked mourners in the north-central Mexican state of Zacatecas
The Associated Press2 days ago
Ex-rebel leader in Colombia refuses Senate seat in protestA former rebel leader recently elected to Colombia's Senate says he's refusing to take office out of protest
The Associated Press2 days ago
Puerto Ricans return to power grid, but fear for long termPuerto Ricans in remote areas are cheering to finally get electricity back nearly a year after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, though they wary of turmoil at power company and state of island's power grid
The Associated Press2 days ago
Mexican president-elect slashes his own salaryMexican president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Sunday he plans to earn 40 percent of what his predecessor makes when he takes office in December as part of an austerity push in government.
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this March 21, 2017 file photo, Haiti's Prime Minister Dr. Jack Guy Lafontant stands on stage during his confirmation ceremony at the National Palace,  in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.  Lafontant resigned Saturday, July 14, 2018, amid criticism for his failed attempt to increase fuel prices. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery, File)
Haiti to name new prime minister 'as soon as possible'Haiti's president says he will appoint a new prime minister as soon as possible following the resignation of the country's second highest official
The Associated Press3 days ago
Nicaraguan students reunite with families after attacksMore than 200 Nicaraguan university students were reunited with their parents Saturday after a tense night of armed attacks that left two dead and dozens wounded
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this March 21, 2017 file photo, Haiti's Prime Minister Dr. Jack Guy Lafontant stands on stage during his confirmation ceremony at the National Palace,  in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.  Lafontant resigned Saturday, July 14, 2018, amid criticism for his failed attempt to increase fuel prices. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery, File)
Haiti's prime minister resigns amid fuel price hike falloutHaitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant has resigned amid criticism for his failed attempt to increase fuel prices
The Associated Press4 days ago
Haiti's prime minister has resigned after protests over the government's attempt to raise fuel prices.Haiti's prime minister has resigned after protests over the government's attempt to raise fuel prices.
The Associated Press4 days ago
Pablo Catatumbo, a former leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces os Colombia, FARC, arrives with a bouquet of red roses for a hearing of the peace tribunal in Bogota, Colombia, Friday, July 13, 2018. FARC leaders are being summoned to the newly created special peace tribunal for the first time to respond to war crimes committed during the country's bloody five-decade conflict. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
Ex-rebels leaders appear before Colombia's peace tribunalLeaders with Colombia's once largest guerrilla army have made their first appearance at a new peace tribunal to respond to allegations of war crimes during five decades of bloody conflict
The Associated Press5 days ago
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