Latin America and Caribbean News

Miners wait for their turn to help in the rescue operations at El Comal 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)
11 of 24 trapped gold miners rescued in NicaraguaNicaraguan official: 11 of 24 miners trapped in gold mine have been rescued
The Associated Press1 hour 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 hours 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 Press4 hours ago
Members of Jewish sect leave Guatemala villageMembers of Jewish sect leave Guatemala village after disputes with residents
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this July 2, 2014 file photo, a man works on the rooftop of a home at the Providencia slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazil has slipped into recession, with government figures released Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 showing gross domestic product contracting for a second consecutive quarter. Brazil last experienced a recession between October 2008 and February 2009. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)
BRIC wall: Brazil's economy slips into a recessionBrazil's GDP contracts and sends economy into a recession
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Jamaican ends legal challenge to anti-sodomy lawCiting safety concerns, gay rights activist withdraws court challenge to Jamaica anti-gay law
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Mexico's Pemex says production to increase in 2015Mexico's Pemex estimates crude production will increase to 2.4 million bpd in 2015
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Colombian accused in 5,000-plus killings arrestedColombian paramilitary accused in more than 5,000 killings arrested in Panama
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Federal police use flashlights to search for Central American migrants, during a raid on a northbound freight train in San Ramon, Mexico, just after midnight on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. The largest crackdown by Mexican authorities on illegal migration in decades has decreased the flow of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to officials and eyewitness accounts along the perilous route.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Mexico authorities stage midnight migrant raidMexico authorities stage midnight raid on migrants heading north on freight train 'The Beast'
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Ecuador heralds digital currency plansEcuador's digital currency plans raises questions over future, dilution of dollar
The Associated Press10 hours ago
This combo of two pictures taken in 2014 in southern Mexico shows a lone Central American migrant riding a freight train heading north on Aug. 26 from Arriaga in Chiapas state, to Ixtepec in Oaxaca state, top picture, and a train full of Central American migrants near Reforma de Pineda, in Chiapas state on June 20.  Mexico's largest crackdown in decades on illegal migration has decreased the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to officials and eyewitness accounts along the perilous route. (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 Press13 hours ago
Boat flips near Dominican coast; at least 1 deathAt least 1 dead as migrant boat flips near Dominican coast; survivor says others reached shore
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Colombia allows lesbian couple to adopt childColombia high court grants limited adoption rights to same-sex couples
The Associated Press1 day ago
Official: Bidders compete for Uruguay pot businessOfficial: More than 20 companies bid for licenses to supply marijuana to Uruguay pharmacies
The Associated Press1 day ago
Doubts surround plane in Brazil campaignCampaign of Brazilian presidential hopeful under scrutiny because of plane purchase
The Associated Press1 day ago
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