Latin America and Caribbean News

Peru police display record 7.7-ton cocaine haulPeru police display record 7.7-ton cocaine haul in Lima hangar
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
Uruguay: Guantanamo prisoner transfer not imminentUruguay official: transfer of 6 prisoners from Guantanamo at least 2-3 months off
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Tropical depression forms off Gulf coast of MexicoTropical depression forms off Gulf coast of Mexico; 3-6 inches rain predicted for some areas
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Mexico sees massive fish die-off at lakeMexico sees massive fish die-off at lake, as river wildlife dies from spill
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The driver of a private taxi cab closes the door of his car, with the back seat loaded with his client's TV brought from the U.S., as he leaves the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. Cubans braced Monday for a clampdown on the flow of car tires, flat-screen televisions, blue jeans and shampoo in the bags of travelers who haul eye-popping amounts of foreign-bought merchandise to an island where consumer goods are frequently shoddy, scarce and expensive. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggageCuba cracks down on multi-billion dollar flow of consumer goods in air passengers' luggage
The Associated Press4 hours ago
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin AmericaAP PHOTOS: A selection of our favorite images from Latin America and the Caribbean
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Mexico police: accidental blast kills 1 on borderMexican police: accidental blast in customs building kills 1 in Piedras Negras at US border
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2011, file photo, travelers wait in line with their luggage at Miami International Airport before traveling Cuba in Miami. Hundreds of thousands of Cubans and Cuban-Americans fly in and out of Cuba each year thanks to the liberalization of U.S. and Cuban travel rules over the last five years. On Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, the Cuban government will enact new rules meant to take a big bite of that traffic, sharply limiting the amount of goods people can bring into Cuba in their luggage, and ship by boat from abroad. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggageCuba cracks down on multi-billion dollar flow of consumer goods in air passengers' luggage
The Associated Press1 day ago
A man stops to pose for a portrait on his motorcycle, carrying his pet owl and dog, as he arrives to the area where Brazilian Socialist Party presidential candidate, Marina Silva, will campaign in the Rocinha slum in Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Brazil will hold its presidential election on Oct. 5. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Silva surges ahead in Brazil's presidential voteEnvironmentalist Marina Silva sees support surge ahead of Brazil presidential vote
The Associated Press1 day ago
Cuba gives US swimmer Diana Nyad sporting medalUS endurance swimmer Diana Nyad given Order of Sporting Merit medal by Cuba
The Associated Press1 day ago
8 foreigners among 10 killed in Bolivia bus crash8 foreigners die when tourist bus crashes while returning from Bolivian salt flats
The Associated Press2 days ago
Young miner Leber Vivas Gonzales, 16, center right, walks with his his arm over the shoulders of a rescue worker after he was rescued from the El Comal gold and silver mine in Bonanza, Nicaragua, late Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Nicaraguan rescuers have saved 22 of at least 26 workers trapped in a mine collapse and were working Saturday to free the rest, officials said. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Trapped miners rescued in Nicaragua; 5 remainNicaraguan officials: Rescuers reach 20 trapped gold miners; others still being sought
The Associated Press2 days ago
A teenage girl from the Santa Marta "favela" slum holds a pair of high heels before the start of a debutante ball organized by the Pacifying Police Unit from her neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. All of the debutantes turned 15 this year, but few had the means to celebrate the milestone with one of the lavish blowouts that are de rigueur among wealthier Brazilians. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
AP PHOTOS: Fairy-tale night for girls in Rio slumAP PHOTOS: Police unit treats girls from Brazilian slum to a fairy-tale evening
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this Aug. 27, 2014 photo, a Central American migrant poses for a photo in front of a map of Mexico as he registers on arrival at a shelter in Ixtepec, Mexico. Migrants said the train they rode on from Arriaga was raided by authorities during the night, and most of the migrants aboard either fled or were captured. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Mexico operations thwart child, family migrantsMexico's new enforcement cuts off route for Central American family and child migrants
The Associated Press2 days ago
Miners walk in line as they enter the El Comal mine to help in the rescue operations at the gold and silver mine after a landslide trapped at least 24 miners inside, in Bonanza, Nicaragua, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Rescuers on Friday located 20 of at least 24 gold miners trapped by a landslide in northern Nicaragua, but were not immediately able to bring them to safety. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Rescuers race to reach trapped miners in NicaraguaRescuers race to reach at least 24 gold miners trapped by collapse in Nicaragua
The Associated Press2 days ago
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