AP - ap.online.regional.latin.america.caribbean http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.regional.latin.america.caribbean News Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:30:07 -0400 US says alleged Bali bombing figure to stay at Guantanamo Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:19:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/10/25/CB--Guantanamo-Release.Denied/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB--Guantanamo-Release.Denied c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6399 MIAMI (AP) — A U.S. government review board has rejected the release of the alleged Southeastern Asian terrorist leader known as Hambali from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Brazil widens investigation of gang rape in Rio suburb Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:11:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/10/25/LT-Brazil-Gang-Rape/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Brazil-Gang-Rape c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-663e SAO GONCALO, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian police widened the probe into a brutal gang rape by suspected drug dealers on the outskirts of Rio after the woman told investigators it wasn't the first time she had been sexually assaulted by traffickers, officials said Tuesday. Venezuela's congress opens political trial against Maduro Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:56:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/10/25/LT--Venezuela-Maduro/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Venezuela-Maduro c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6477 CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress has opened a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro for breaking the constitutional order, deepening a standoff triggered by authorities' suspension of a recall referendum against the widely unpopular socialist leader. Arizona sheriff officially charged with criminal contempt Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:49:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/10/25/US-Arizona-Sheriff-Charge-/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_US-Arizona-Sheriff-Charge- c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6371 PHOENIX (AP) — The longtime sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix was charged Tuesday with criminal contempt-of-court for ignoring a judge's order in a racial-profiling case, leaving the 84-year-old lawman in a tough spot two weeks before Election Day as he seeks a seventh term. Common-law wife of Mexico narco "El Chapo" files complaint Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:07:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/10/25/LT--Mexico-Drug.Lord/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Drug.Lord c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-655a MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's national security commissioner insisted Tuesday that drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's health is fine after the kingpin's common-law wife filed a complaint saying he's faring poorly behind bars. Maduro's opponents fan flames of Venezuela birther debate Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:10:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/10/25/LT--Venezuela-Birther.Debate/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Venezuela-Birther.Debate c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-65d3 CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A birther debate is heating up in Venezuela as President Nicolas Maduro's opponents seek to push the embattled socialist leader from office at any cost. Mexican police find border tunnel with light, ventilation Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:47:45 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/10/25/LT--Mexico-Drugs/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Drugs c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-64ea MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican prosecutors say they have found a tunnel equipped with ventilation and lighting that headed from the city of Tijuana toward the United States. Maduro meets pope as Vatican steps into Venezuela crisis Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:53:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/10/24/LT-Venezuela-Vatican/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Venezuela-Vatican c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6af1 CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro met Monday with Pope Francis as the Vatican took a more active role trying to defuse a tense political standoff in the South American nation. Former Uruguayan President Jorge Batlle dies at 88 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:28:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/10/25/LT--Uruguay-Obit-Batlle/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Uruguay-Obit-Batlle c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-686e MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Former President Jorge Batlle, an extroverted and irreverent politician who was a force in Uruguayan politics for half a century and led it during one of its worst economic recessions, died on Monday. He was 88. Mexico president: Trump visit could have been handled better Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:07:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/10/24/LT--Mexico-Trump/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Trump c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-68f3 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says he could have done a better job handling a controversial Aug. 31 meeting with Republican candidate Donald Trump. Police in Rio seek 10 suspects in gang rape of woman Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:49:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/10/24/LT-Brazil-Rape/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Brazil-Rape c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6982 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police in Brazil are looking for at least 10 men in connection with the gang rape of a woman on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. In soccer-crazed Brazil, game central to mayoral runoff Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:05:37 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/10/24/LT--Brazil-Soccer.Politics/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Brazil-Soccer.Politics c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6d20 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In soccer-crazed Brazil, the game is proving central to the sport of electoral politics in one major city amid growing disgust with career politicians. Venezuelan Congress declares that Maduro has staged a coup Sun, 23 Oct 2016 20:37:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/10/23/LT-Venezuela-Political-Crisis-/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Venezuela-Political-Crisis- c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6fab CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's Congress on Sunday declared that the government had staged a coup by blocking a drive to recall President Nicolas Maduro in a raucous legislative session that was interrupted when his supporters stormed the chamber. Chinese-Mexican businessman remains in prison awaiting trial Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:23:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/10/23/LT-Mexico-Millions-Seized/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Mexico-Millions-Seized c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6f9d MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's federal judicial council says that a Chinese-Mexican businessman extradited here from the United States last week will face a dozen charges including for drug trafficking and weapons possession. Haitian authorities recapture a dozen of 172 escaped inmates Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:16:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/10/23/CB--Haiti-Prison.Escape/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB--Haiti-Prison.Escape c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-7014 ARCAHAIE, Haiti (AP) — Police officers were searching cars and boats for escaped prisoners on Sunday after recapturing at least a dozen of the 172 inmates who overpowered guards and fled from a lockup in central Haiti, the prison's director said. Officials: 100 mostly barefoot inmates escape Haiti lockup Sat, 22 Oct 2016 20:42:54 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/10/22/CB-Haiti-Prison-Escape/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB-Haiti-Prison-Escape c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-7384 ARCAHAIE, Haiti (AP) — More than 100 mostly barefoot inmates overpowered guards on Saturday and escaped from a lockup in central Haiti, officials said. Venezuela braces for turbulence after recall is stalled Sat, 22 Oct 2016 19:11:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/10/22/LT--Venezuela-Recall.Campaign/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Venezuela-Recall.Campaign c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-75e4 CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela is bracing for turbulence after the socialist government blocked a presidential recall referendum in a move opposition leaders are calling a coup. Colombia airline resumes Caracas flights after scare Sat, 22 Oct 2016 19:04:56 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/10/22/LT-Colombia-Venezuela-Tensions/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Colombia-Venezuela-Tensions c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-74c5 BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's flagship airline briefly grounded all flights to Caracas after a Venezuela air force plane flew close to a passenger jet, but the company said Saturday it was resuming service following clarifications from the two governments. Possible new home for Gitmo ex-detainee unhappy in Uruguay Sat, 22 Oct 2016 17:42:21 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/10/22/LT--Uruguay-Ex-Guantanamo.Detainee/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Uruguay-Ex-Guantanamo.Detainee c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-73bc MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Supporters of a former Guantanamo prisoner who has been unhappy living in Uruguay said Saturday that another country has offered to accept him. 1 killed, several injured in clash over pipeline in Mexico Sat, 22 Oct 2016 14:29:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/10/22/LT-Mexico-Pipeline-Death/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Mexico-Pipeline-Death c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-7479 MEXICO CITY (AP) — One person was killed and several others injured in a clash between members of the Yaqui indigenous group divided over construction of a gas pipeline in northwest Mexico, officials said.