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FILE - In this May 26, 2018 file photo, the Spanish word for "Murderer" covers a mural of Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega, as part of anti-government protests demanding his resignation in Managua, Nicaragua. Ortega and his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo, maintained the use of force was justified to fend off an attempted coup. Domestic and international human rights groups strongly disagreed. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix,File)
Mothers of slain Nicaraguan students unite to seek justiceMothers, sisters, aunts who lost loved ones in Nicaragua repression unite to seek justice as Madres de Abril. They follow in footsteps of mothers throughout the region who for years have demanded answers in their children's murders
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Bolsonaros face questions in Brazil over corruption probeBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and his son Senator-elect Flavio Bolsonaro are coming under increasing fire over suspicious payments made to Flavio Bolsonaro's former driver
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Colombia's defense minister says ELN rebels behind deadly car bombingColombia's defense minister says ELN rebels behind deadly car bombing
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Colombian authorities say death toll in car bombing more than doubles to 21Colombian authorities say death toll in car bombing more than doubles to 21
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4 Nicaraguan police killed by gang near Costa Rica borderPolice in Nicaragua say four officers have been killed by members of a criminal gang in the country's south near the border with Costa Rica
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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: Venezuela's political confrontation deepened, a Honduran mother mourned a son lost to killers, a report on a massacre in Haiti's capital
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Emma Coronel Aispuro, center, leaves Brooklyn federal court, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 in New York, after attending the trial of her husband Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
Woman, testifying against El Chapo, details affairA woman who says she had an affair with notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman has testified against him at his U.S. trial
The Associated Press2 days ago
Migrant caravan begins to cross peacefully into MexicoA caravan of hundreds of mainly Honduran migrants is crossing peacefully into Mexico, without the confrontations that marked last fall's caravans
The Associated Press2 days ago
Family members of victims of a bombing cry outside the entrance to the General Santander police academy where the bombing took place in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/John Wilson Vizcaino)
10 dead in car bombing at police academy in Colombia capitalAuthorities say at least nine people have been killed and dozens injured in a car bombing at a police academy in Colombia's capital
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2019, file photo, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro looks on as he presents his cabinet at the Planalto Presidential palace, in Brasilia, Brazil. The far-right leader’s first two weeks on the job have been filled with missteps and communication gaffes and little of his promised sweeping changes, underscoring a steep learning curve for a president elected on promises to overhaul much of daily life in Latin America's largest nation. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)
Brazil's Bolsonaro makes stumbling start as presidentBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's first two weeks on the job have been filled with missteps and communication gaffes _ and little in the way of his promised sweeping changes
The Associated Press3 days ago
The Latest: Officials ID likely attacker in Colombia bombingColombian authorities said they have identified the likely perpetrator of a car bombing on a Bogota police academy that left 9 dead and dozens more injured
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47 US Dems ask Trump to sanction Guatemala governmentA group of 47 Democratic members of Congress is urging President Donald Trump to impose sanctions on corrupt officials in the government of Guatemala and to suspend assistance to the Central American nation
The Associated Press3 days ago
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