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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during an anti-imperialist rally for peace, in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, March 23, 2019. The U.S. withdrew all embassy personnel from Caracas due to safety concerns after Maduro severed ties with the U.S. over its support for opposition leader Juan Guaido. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Venezuelan power struggle creates diplomatic duel abroadAs Venezuela's power struggle stretches on, a parallel dispute over who should control embassy buildings and carry out basic consular functions in the countries recognizing Guaido as the country's true president has taken root
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during an anti-imperialist rally for peace, in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, March 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Venezuela lays out accusations against Guaido's top aideVenezuela's government is laying out accusations against a jailed top aide to opposition leader Juan Guaido
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Brazilian miner Vale says dam in danger of collapseBrazilian mining giant Vale said Saturday that communities in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais have been ordered to evacuate, after independent auditors found that one of its dams could collapse at any moment
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Magnitude 6.1 quake rattles nerves in southwestern ColombiaA magnitude 6.1 earthquake that struck in Colombia shook buildings and frightened residents, but does not appear to have caused any damage
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Mexican officials pick up 21 lost migrants south of TexasMexican immigration authorities say 21 migrants have been rescued in the northeastern state of Coahuila after wandering near the U.S. border for seven days
The Associated Press14 hours ago
IDB bank calls off annual meeting next week in ChinaThe Inter-American Development Bank calls off its annual meeting next week in China
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Nicaragua opposition eyes imminent deal on prisoner releasesA leader of Nicaragua's opposition alliance says members hope for approval Friday of a schedule for freeing 640 people considered political prisoners
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico accounts for final 'ghost' prisoners at penal colonyMexico accounts for final "ghost" prisoners at penal colony
The Associated Press1 day ago
South American leaders launch new bloc to replace UnasurSeveral South American presidents have launched a new regional bloc to replace the Union of South American Nations that was promoted by the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to counter U.S. influence in the region
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017 file photo, San Juan, Puerto Rico Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz attends a House Democratic Leaders news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cruz announced Friday, March 22, 2019, that she is running for governor of the U.S. territory. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Puerto Rico mayor, Trump critic announces run for governorThe mayor of Puerto Rico's capital has announced that she is running for governor of the U.S. territory
The Associated Press1 day ago
Brazilian ex-president remains silent under questioningFormer Brazilian President Michel Temer remained silent when questioned by investigators Friday, a day after he was arrested as part of the country's sprawling Car Wash corruption probe
The Associated Press1 day ago
AP Exclusive: Guaido's Citgo snubs US execs in Caracas jailAmerican families of six Citgo executives jailed in Venezuela for over a year complain they still must fend for themselves despite the Venezuelan opposition taking control of the state oil company's U.S. affiliate
The Associated Press1 day ago
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: People welcome spring equinox at Mexican pyramid, Bolivian farmers protest restrictions on growing coca, former Argentine soldiers gets back life-saving helmet decades after Falklands war
The Associated Press2 days ago
Nicaragua government, opposition to discuss prisoner releaseNicaragua's government and opposition are negotiating how to carry out the release of hundreds of political prisoners arrested in the past year of unrest
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Dec. 27, 2016 file photo, Brazil's Minister of Mines and Energy Moreira Franco arrives to attend a ceremony at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil. A judge in Rio de Janeiro issued an arrest warrant Thursday, March 21, 2019, for the former minister, who is being investigated in several corruption cases. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)
Ex-President Temer arrested in Brazil on corruption chargesFormer Brazilian President Michel Temer has been arrested on corruption charges, a dramatic development in a sprawling corruption probe that has roiled Brazil and shows no sign of slowing
The Associated Press2 days ago
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