Latin America and Caribbean News

Colombian breeds rare frogs to undermine animal traffickersConservationist saves rare frogs by beating traffickers at their own game
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A woman takes leadership of Paraguay's Maka peopleFor tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival
The Associated Press2 hours ago
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: Opponents of Nicaragua's government protest during funeral, Paraguayan doctors back legislation to ease rules for their retirement, former rebel leader rearrested in Colombia
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Mexican congress approves safeguards for new National GuardMexican congress approves safeguards for new National Guard force
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crimeBrazil's supreme court ruled Thursday that homophobia and discrimination against members of the LGBT community should be crimes like racism, a decision coming amid fears the country's far-right president will roll back social gains
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Mexico proposes US fund Central America development projectsMexico is proposing that the United States finance seven projects aimed at boosting the economies of three Central American nations whose poverty and violence push desperate people to migrate north
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Brazil military court frees soldiers pending killing trialA top Brazilian military court has ordered nine soldiers to be released while they await trial in an April shooting that killed two people in Rio de Janeiro, an incident that caused national outrage
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Brazil sues tobacco companies to recover public health costsTobacco giant Philip Morris says Brazil's courts have consistently ruled that tobacco companies are not liable for smoking-related health damages after the country's attorney general filed a lawsuit seeking to recover costs to the health care system
The Associated Press9 hours ago
AP Photos: In Mexico, prejudice fades around tattoosAP Photos: In Mexico, prejudice fades around tattoos
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Cuba to renovate site known for hosting rally against USThe Cuban government says it is renovating the Anti-Imperialist Tribune, a massive stage that was known for being an iconic site of its ideological battle with the United States.
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Cuba tries to revive its once-great railway networkCuba's railway system is undergoing a major overhaul, with the government pushing a program to revamp the decrepit and aging network with new cars and locomotives in the hope of restoring a rail service that was once the envy of Latin America
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Mexico official says former Pemex chief was sanctionedThe head of Mexico's financial intelligence unit says that a former executive at the state-owned oil company who was sanctioned this week by the comptroller's office is Pemex's former director Emilio Lozoya
The Associated Press14 hours ago
AP Explains: Corruption trial against Argentina's FernándezAP Explains: Corruption trial against former Argentine President Cristina Fernández as she seeks to return to power
The Associated Press1 day ago
6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in ChileChilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago
The Associated Press1 day ago
Brazil's Natura announces purchase of Avon ProductsThe Brazilian cosmetics maker Natura has announced that it is buying Avon Products in an all-stock deal
The Associated Press1 day ago
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