Latin America and Caribbean News

Havana retro-Soviet restaurant a nod to nostalgiaNazdarovie: New retro-Soviet restaurant a nod to nostalgia for ties between Havana and Moscow
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this July 9, 2014, file photo, a woman walks in front of the building that once housed the human rights group Fundacion Operacion Gaya Internacional in Heredia, Costa Rica. The group and had been contracted by Creative Associates to turn Cuba’s politically apathetic young people into "change agents." The Costa Rican government will investigate undercover U.S. programs operated from the Central American country and using its citizens in a ploy to destabilize the government in Cuba, the director of intelligence and security said Friday. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix,File)
Costa Rica to investigate US anti-Cuba programCosta Rica to investigate US program that recruited anti-government activists to work in Cuba
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Argentina Grandmothers ID 115th 'dirty war' childRights group says 115th stolen child from Argentina's 'dirty war' has been identified
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Officers belonging to Mexico's newest police force, known as the gendarmerie, take the service vow during the launching ceremony for the new force at the Federal Police headquarters in Mexico City, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Gendarmerie members will be a division of the federal police and will be sent to protect areas like those where wheat and sorghum farmers, banana growers and mining firms have been hit by organized crime. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
Mexico creates special force for economic crimeMexico creates special federal force of 5,000 gendarmes to combat widespread economic crime
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Storms dump heavy rain across northern CaribbeanStorm expected to strengthen as it dumps heavy rain on islands in northern Caribbean
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Humberto de la Calle, the head of Colombia's government negotiation team, arrives for a news conference at the close of another round of peace talks with rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Talks are expected to resume in September. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Colombia's military meets face-to-face with rebelsColombia's military meets face-to-face with rebel leaders at peace negotiations in Havana
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Rights group asks Mexico probe into army slayingsRights group says Mexico's government should investigate army slayings of 22 in June incident
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Mexico creates special economic-crime forceMexico creates special force to fight widespread economic crime
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Deported Mexicans find new life at call centersDeported Mexicans get new life in booming call centers that cater to American consumers
The Associated Press1 day ago
NY judge scolds Argentina, but no contempt orderNY judge calls Argentina payment plan illegal, unacceptable, but won't hold nation in contempt
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico increases number of missing to 22,322Revising its calculation upward, Mexico government now says 22,322 reported missing since 2006
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexican mining firm complains about probe of spillMexican mining company complains about government's investigation of toxic spill into 2 rivers
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico nabs suspects with 10,000 sea turtle eggsMexican police detain 3 suspected of illegally harvesting 10,000 eggs of protected sea turtles
The Associated Press1 day ago
Police tear gas, water cannons at Chilean protestChilean police employ tear gas, water cannons at student protest interrupted by masked people
The Associated Press1 day ago
Charges dropped against Venezuelan protestersCharges dropped against hundreds of Venezuelans arrested during anti-government protests
The Associated Press1 day ago
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