Latin America and Caribbean News

Argentina: Submarine missing a year found deep in AtlanticArgentina's navy has announced that searchers have found the missing submarine ARA San Juan deep in the Atlantic a year after it disappeared with 44 crewmen aboard
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Members of the U.S. military install multiple tiers of concertina wire along the banks of the Rio Grande near the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge at the U.S.-Mexico border, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Laredo, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Migrants won't see armed US soldiers on borderAs thousands of migrants in caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on doorstep of US, they won't find armed soldiers standing guard
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Argentina's navy says submarine missing for year found 800 meters (2,625 feet) down in AtlanticArgentina's navy says submarine missing for year found 800 meters (2,625 feet) down in Atlantic
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Marines install concertina wire, above, as pedestrians leave the United States for Mexico at the San Ysidro port of entry Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Tijuana mayor: Caravan influx to last at least 6 monthsWith about 3,000 Central American migrants now in the Mexican city of Tijuana, across from California, and thousands more expected, the city's mayor says officials are preparing for an influx that will last at least six months and may have no end in sight
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Colombia president snagged by protests, congressional revoltThe early weeks for Colombia's new president have been beset by street protests and an unruly congress that has blocked some of his flagship initiatives
The Associated Press12 hours ago
At Ibero-American summit, calls to address migrationLeaders at a summit of Ibero-American nations are calling for development to alleviate waves of migrants fleeing poverty, violence, instability and persecution in the Americas
The Associated Press13 hours ago
In this Oct. 28, 2018 photo, Honduran migrant couple Elmer Alberto Cardona, 27, and Orbelina Orellana, 26, rest at the side of a road in Tapanatepec, Oaxaca state, as they travel with a migrant caravan of thousands hoping to reach the U.S. and provide a better life for family members left behind. On the same day, Brithani Lizeth, the youngest of their three children, was celebrating her third birthday hundreds of miles and two countries away in Honduras. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Social media eases worries for migrants, families back homeThousands of migrants in the caravan traveling through Mexico have relied on social media, text messages and brief phone calls to connect with worried loved ones back home as they traverse a country that can often be deadly for migrants
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Correction: Argentina-G20-Security storyCorrection: Argentina-G20-Security story
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Jury indicts Puerto Rico man accused of threatening CNNA federal grand jury in Puerto Rico has indicted a man accused of posting threatening messages on Twitter about wanting to bomb CNN
The Associated Press17 hours ago
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: Vanguard of migrant caravan arrives at border, Colombian officials grapple with growing numbers of Venezuelans, Argentina gets a new national park
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CORRECTS LAST OF ATTORNEY TO BALAREZO FROM BALAZERO - In this courtroom sketch Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, sits next to his defense attorney Eduardo Balarezo, left, for opening statements as Guzman's high-security trial gets underway in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Guzman pleaded not guilty to charges that he amassed a multi-billion-dollar fortune smuggling tons of cocaine and other drugs in a vast supply chain that reached New York, New Jersey, Texas and elsewhere north of the border. The infamous Mexican drug lord has been held in solitary confinement since his extradition to the United States early last year. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)
Witness: El Chapo got police escort after escapeA former drug cartel member say his notorious boss got a surprise in 2001 when he broke out of prison and was met with a police escort in Mexico City
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico's high court tosses law on policing by militaryMexico's Supreme Court has invalidated a controversial law signed last year that created a legal framework for the military to work in a policing role in much of the country
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2018 file photo, Mexico's President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks at a rally commemorating the 50th anniversary of a bloody reprisal against students, at the Tlatelolco Plaza in Mexico City. Mexican stocks appeared headed for a second day of losses on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, after Lopez Obrador floated a proposal to prohibit some commissions charged by private banks. (AP Photo/Christian Palma, File)
Mexico's president elect reaches out to business eliteMexico's President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has formed a business advisory council including some of the country's biggest names, especially in media
The Associated Press1 day ago
Two Central American migrants walk along the top of the border structure separating Mexico and the United States Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in Tijuana, Mexico. Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans scrambled to reach the U.S. border, catching rides on buses and trucks for hundreds of miles in the last leg of their journey Wednesday as the first sizable groups began arriving in the border city of Tijuana. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
More caravan migrants arrive in Tijuana, brace for long stayMore buses of exhausted Central Americans in a caravan of asylum seekers have reached the Mexican border city of Tijuana, where they're coming to grips with the likelihood they may be on this side of the frontier for an extended stay
The Associated Press1 day ago
Students fill streets of Colombia capital in education marchThousands of students have disrupted life in Colombia's capital with amid nationwide demonstrations called to press demands for President Ivan Duque to increase education spending
The Associated Press1 day ago
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