AP - ap.online.regional.latin.america.caribbean http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.regional.latin.america.caribbean News Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:59:32 -0500 Academics race to save rare colonial documents in Cuba Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:48:14 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/01/16/CB--Cuba-Slave.Documents/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB--Cuba-Slave.Documents c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:130a HAVANA (AP) — An American team of academics is racing to preserve millions of Cuban historical documents before they are lost to the elements and poor storage conditions. AP PHOTOS: Marujada procession mixes historical traditions Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:01:28 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/01/16/LT--Brazil-Marujada.Procession-Photo.Gallery/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Brazil-Marujada.Procession-Photo.Gallery c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:130c BRAGANCA, Brazil (AP) — The sun edges into the sky, signaling to tens of thousands in the streets of this small city in northern Brazil that it's time to start walking toward the Church of St. Benedict. Death toll at 26 inmates from latest Brazil prison violence Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:56:45 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/01/15/LT--Brazil-Prison.Killings/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Brazil-Prison.Killings c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:f6b RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Twenty-six inmates were killed in eruptions of violence inside two prisons in northern Brazil, officials said Sunday as they quelled the latest in a string of jail disturbances across the country in which more than 100 people died within two weeks. Police enter latest Brazil prison to see inmates massacred Sun, 15 Jan 2017 07:07:19 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/01/15/LT-Brazil-Prison-Killings/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Brazil-Prison-Killings c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:ca7 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police in Brazil have entered two prisons in the country's northern state of Rio Grande do Norte where a riot left at least 10 inmates dead on Saturday, authorities said Sunday. Cuban migrants steps from US border hope for Trump solution Sat, 14 Jan 2017 19:53:15 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/01/15/LT--Mexico-Stranded.Cubans/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Stranded.Cubans c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:ca8 CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Dozens of Cuban immigrants remained stranded in Nuevo Laredo across the border from Texas on Saturday, uncertain what would happen following Washington's decision to end their privileged immigration access this week. Mexico arrests man linked to murder of Honduran activist Sat, 14 Jan 2017 16:46:28 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/01/14/LT-Mexico-Murder-Arrest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Mexico-Murder-Arrest c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:b32 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say they have arrested a member of the Honduran military wanted in connection with the March 2016 murder of a prominent environmental activist in Honduras. 5-year-old girl in Brazil walks 1 km after parents killed Sat, 14 Jan 2017 16:15:46 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/01/14/LT-Brazil-Car.Crash/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Brazil-Car.Crash c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:ac7 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian TV channel says a 5-year-old girl walked alone for about a kilometer, seeking help after a car crash killed her parents. Venezuela slams Obama declaration of 'national emergency' Sat, 14 Jan 2017 15:00:27 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/01/14/LT--Venezuela-US-National.Emergency/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Venezuela-US-National.Emergency c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:a40 CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's government slammed the Obama administration's decision to extend for a second year an executive order declaring a national emergency in the crisis-wracked South American nation. 19 dead in multiple-vehicle collision in Ecuador Sat, 14 Jan 2017 08:13:04 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/01/14/LT-Ecuador-Deadly-Accident/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Ecuador-Deadly-Accident c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:947 QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Authorities say at least 19 people have been killed and more than a dozen injured when a long distance passenger bus collided with an off-duty school bus along a highway in Ecuador Mexico drug lord told to pay $1M in DEA agent's 1985 murder Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:27:57 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/01/13/LT--Mexico-Slain.DEA.Agent/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Slain.DEA.Agent c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:655 MEXICO CITY (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a drug lord convicted in the 1985 killings of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent and a Mexican government pilot to pay relatives of the victims nearly $1 million in compensation, officials said Friday. Peru to begin cleaning up South America's largest lake Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:20:28 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/01/13/LT--Peru-Cleaning.Lake.Titicaca/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Peru-Cleaning.Lake.Titicaca c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:616 LIMA, Peru (AP) — South America's largest lake is about to get a major clean up after years of uncontrolled pollution. US appeals court in Philadelphia to post video of arguments Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:16:38 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/01/13/US-Federal-Appeals-Court-Video/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_US-Federal-Appeals-Court-Video c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:5ef PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The federal appeals court in Philadelphia will soon begin posting video recordings of oral arguments on its website. US policy change on Cuban migrants leaves many stranded Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:16:09 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/01/13/LT--Panama-Stranded.Cubans/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Panama-Stranded.Cubans c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:52a PANAMA CITY (AP) — It took three months for Gabriel Marin and his wife, Yansiel, to make it from their home in eastern Cuba to this migrant shelter in Panama's capital. The goal was the United States and now the door that spurred their odyssey has slammed shut. Ordinary Cubans fret about end to US immigration policy Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:39:18 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/01/13/Obama-Cuba/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_Obama-Cuba c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:1ab HAVANA (AP) — Ordinary Cubans worried Friday about the economic problems that could be caused for some people by the sudden end to a once-easy pathway to life in the United States, saying many people who already left the island to take advantage of the earlier American immigration policy could wind up back home with nothing. AP PHOTOS: 7-decade passion for toys fills Mexico museum Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:34:15 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/01/13/LT--Mexico-Toy.Museum-Photo.Gallery/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Toy.Museum-Photo.Gallery c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:4e5 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Even as a child, Roberto Shimizu loved collecting things. Mexico names new ambassador to United States Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:16:32 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/01/13/LT--Mexico-Ambassador/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Ambassador c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:3ba MEXICO CITY (AP) — The head of the North American Development Bank, Geronimo Gutierrez Fernandez, will be Mexico's new ambassador in Washington, the Mexican government said Friday. AP Exclusive: Lie detectors trip applicants at border agency Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:45:28 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/01/13/US--Border.Agency-Lie.Detectors/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_US--Border.Agency-Lie.Detectors c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:26f SAN DIEGO (AP) — David Kirk was a career Marine pilot with a top-secret security clearance and a record of flying classified missions. He was in the cockpit when President George W. Bush and Vice Presidents Dick Cheney and Joe Biden traveled around the nation's capital by helicopter. Corruption at US border agency led to lie detectors Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:43:37 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/01/13/US--Border.Agency-Lie.Detectors-History/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_US--Border.Agency-Lie.Detectors-History c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:26e SAN DIEGO (AP) — When James Tomsheck joined U.S. Customs and Border Protection in 2006 as chief of internal affairs, the nation's largest law enforcement agency was on an unprecedented hiring spree. Venezuela arrests 3 opponents amid threat of crackdown Thu, 12 Jan 2017 19:22:03 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/01/12/LT--Venezuela-Jailed.Activist/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Venezuela-Jailed.Activist c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:-2fd CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela jailed three anti-government politicians in what the opposition denounced on Thursday as a new crackdown on dissent in the economically struggling country. Mexican priest missing since Jan. 3 found dead, diocese says Thu, 12 Jan 2017 19:13:53 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/01/12/LT--Mexico-Missing.Priest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Missing.Priest c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:-bd MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican priest missing since Jan. 3 was found dead Thursday in northern Mexico, government and Roman Catholic authorities in northern Mexico reported.