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Bus falls into river in Peru, killing at least 21 peoplePeruvian authorities say a bus collided with a car on a mountain road in the Andes, then crashed down into a river at the foot of a canyon, killing at least 21 people
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Mexico disarms Acapulco police force linked to drug gangsAuthorities in southern Mexico disarmed and placed under investigation the entire police force in the once-glittering resort of Acapulco, claiming the local cops were infiltrated by drug gangs
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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2016 file photo, then Argentina's Finance Minister Luis Caputo attends a news conference at Casa Rosada presidential palace in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Caputo, Argentina's central bank chief resignation since June 2018, resigned Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, amid negotiations with the International Monetary Fund. He cites personal reasons for stepping down. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano, File)
Argentina's central bank chief resigns amid IMF negotiationsArgentina's central bank chief has resigned amid negotiations with the International Monetary Fund
The Associated Press8 hours ago
ARCHIVO- En esta fotografía del 5 de septiembre de 2018 se muestra a Jair Bolsonaro, candidato presidencial del Partido Social Liberal de Brasil, mientras saluda a sus simpatizantes durante un acto de campaña en Brasilia. El principal asesor económico del candidato puntero en las elecciones presidenciales de Brasil canceló el viernes, 21 de septiembre del 2018, dos actos de campaña en medio de un desacuerdo con el candidato.  (AP Foto/Eraldo Peres, Archivo)
Ex-wife of Brazil candidate denies he sent her death threatsAn ex-wife of a leading Brazilian presidential candidate is denying a news report that she accused him of sending a death threat in 2011
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Ex-Colombia rebel leader is arrested upon return from USA former Colombian guerrilla leader has returned to her country after serving prison time in the United States, only to find herself re-arrested on old money-laundering charges
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Guatemala again refuses to readmit UN graft investigatorGuatemala's government is again refusing to readmit the head of a U.N. commission investigating corruption in the country, including one pending case against President Jimmy Morales
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In this photo released by the Miraflores Press Office, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, center, speaks, as he is accompanied by Venezuela's Vice President Delcy Rodriguez, left, and Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino, right, during a meeting with Colombian citizens that reside in Venezuela, In Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. The Trump administration has slapped financial sanctions on four members of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's inner circle, including his wife and the nation's vice president, on allegations of corruption. (Miraflores Press Office via AP)
Trump: Venezuelan socialist president easily toppledPresident Donald Trump has suggested that Venezuela's leader Nicolas Maduro could be easily toppled in military coup
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Argentina's unions stage nationwide strike to protest crisisArgentine unions called a nationwide strike to protest the country's economic crisis, and walkouts grounded airline flights, paralyzed bus and train lines and forced the closure of the main agricultural port
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Former Trump hotel in Panama City rebranded as JW MarriottA luxury hotel in Panama City that used to bear the Trump name has formally been rebranded after a bitter dispute over control
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Tropical Storm Rosa forms off Mexico's Pacific coastTropical Storm Rosa has formed off Mexico's Pacific coast, and while it is expected to strengthen, forecasters say it will remain far offshore
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Argentine central bank chief resigns amid negotiations with IMFArgentine central bank chief resigns amid negotiations with IMF
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US Treasury slaps sanctions on Venezuelan president's wife, inner circle, as US steps up pressure on MaduroUS Treasury slaps sanctions on Venezuelan president's wife, inner circle, as US steps up pressure on Maduro
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Deported Mexican mother of 4 citizens back to pursue asylumThe Mexican mother of four US citizens who was deported despite claims of threats by a Mexican drug cartel has returned to the United States.
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexican gov't agency says 1968 massacre was a 'state crime'For the first time, a Mexican government body has acknowledged that the massacre of student protesters at the capital's Plaza of the Three Cultures on Oct. 2, 1968, was a "state crime."
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This file photo provided by the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office shows Amber Renee Guyger. Guyger, a Dallas police officer accused of fatally shooting her neighbor inside his own apartment has been dismissed, the police department announced Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. The Dallas Police Department fired Guyger weeks after she fatally shot 26-year-old Botham Jean inside his own apartment on Sept. 6. Court records show Guyger said she thought she had encountered a burglar inside her own home.(Kaufman County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
Dallas police officer who shot neighbor fired by departmentDallas police say a white officer who fatally shooting her black neighbor inside his own apartment has been fired
The Associated Press1 day ago
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