AP - ap.online.regional.latin.america.caribbean http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.regional.latin.america.caribbean News Tue, 03 May 2016 14:33:51 -0400 Court files show bid to tar slain Honduran activist Caceres Tue, 03 May 2016 14:27:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/05/03/LT--Honduras-Activist.Slain/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Honduras-Activist.Slain 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-4a15 TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — For months before her death, environmental activist Berta Caceres complained of repeated threats warning her to stop leading protests opposing a hydroelectric project on her Lenca people's ancestral lands. Small Mexican town fetes the donkey with May Day festival Tue, 03 May 2016 08:41:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/05/03/LT--Mexico-Donkey.Fair-Photo.Gallery/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Donkey.Fair-Photo.Gallery 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-4d78 OTUMBA, Mexico (AP) — This is a place where every donkey will have its day — a small town just north of Mexico City that gives the beasts of burden a chance on May Day to kick up their hooves. Argentina prosecutor asks probe of ex-president and son Mon, 02 May 2016 23:41:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/05/03/LT--Argentina-Ex.President.Investigated/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Argentina-Ex.President.Investigated 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-4dc5 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A federal prosecutor in Argentina is asking that former President Cristina Fernandez and her son be investigated in a money laundering and tax evasion probe. At least 9 Haitians killed when boat capsizes in rough seas Mon, 02 May 2016 21:08:26 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/05/03/CB-Haiti-Boat-Capsizes/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB-Haiti-Boat-Capsizes 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-4e93 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — At least nine Haitians have died after a small boat they were traveling in capsized in rough seas off the northern coast. 4 arrested in slaying of Honduran environmental activist Mon, 02 May 2016 19:49:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/05/02/LT--Honduras-Activist.Slain/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Honduras-Activist.Slain 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-5075 TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduran authorities arrested four people Monday in the killing of environmental activist Berta Caceres, including an active duty army officer and at least one man who worked for a hydroelectric project she opposed. Jamaica police seek motive in killing of 2 US missionaries Mon, 02 May 2016 18:49:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/05/02/CB--Jamaica-Missionaries.Killed/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB--Jamaica-Missionaries.Killed 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-4ff1 KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaican police said Monday they are trying to determine the motive in the weekend slayings of two American missionaries in the north coast area where they lived and worked. Judge investigating drug traffickers arrested in Argentina Mon, 02 May 2016 18:12:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/05/02/LT--Argentina-Judge-Drugs/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Argentina-Judge-Drugs 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-4f2d BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine judge who had investigated thousands of drug trafficking cases has been arrested on accusations he helped drug dealers in exchange for money. Venezuela opposition delivers petitions to remove president Mon, 02 May 2016 18:09:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/05/02/LT--Venezuela-Recall.Referendum/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Venezuela-Recall.Referendum 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-5051 CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The opposition turned in petitions to Venezuelan electoral authorities Monday that it said carried signatures of 1.8 million voters seeking President Nicolas Maduro's removal in a nationwide referendum. New Mexico City smog alert orders 40 pct of cars off streets Mon, 02 May 2016 17:48:32 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/05/02/LT--Mexico-Pollution.Alert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Pollution.Alert 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-4f71 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City authorities have declared a new pollution alert and will require 40 percent of cars to keep off the streets Tuesday. Puerto Rico skips bond payments, says Congress must help Mon, 02 May 2016 17:39:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/05/02/CB--Puerto.Rico-Economic.Crisis/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB--Puerto.Rico-Economic.Crisis 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-53b2 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A spiraling Puerto Rico debt crisis reached a new milestone as the island missed nearly $370 million on a bond payment Monday and officials warned of worse to come if the U.S. Congress doesn't help it dig out from a mountain of debt. Brazil attorney general requests probes into top politicians Mon, 02 May 2016 17:11:41 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/05/02/LT--Brazil-Political.Crisis/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Brazil-Political.Crisis 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-4ff0 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian attorney general's office said Monday that it has asked the country's highest court to authorize corruption investigations into a prominent opposition figure and other top politicians. Delta gets Mexican OK for Aeromexico joint venture Mon, 02 May 2016 16:50:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/05/02/LT-Mexico-Delta-Aeromexico/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Mexico-Delta-Aeromexico 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-4ff2 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's anti-monopoly commission has approved a plan for a joint venture between U.S. carrier Delta Airlines and Mexico's Aeromexico, with conditions. Cruise ship stomach bug: CDC investigates after 97 fall sick Mon, 02 May 2016 14:50:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/05/02/US-Disney-Ship-Illness/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_US-Disney-Ship-Illness 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-5092 ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The CDC is investigating an outbreak of a stomach bug aboard the Disney Wonder cruise ship last week. First U.S. cruise ship in nearly 40 years docks in Havana, restarting commercial sea travel between the US and Cuba. Mon, 02 May 2016 10:21:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/05/02/CB-APNewsAlert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB-APNewsAlert 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-51aa HAVANA (AP) — First U.S. cruise ship in nearly 40 years docks in Havana, restarting commercial sea travel between the US and Cuba. Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained Mon, 02 May 2016 01:07:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/05/02/US--Puerto.Rico.Bonds.Q_A/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_US--Puerto.Rico.Bonds.Q_A 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-5386 NEW YORK (AP) — Puerto Rico's debt crisis has reached a new level, with the island's governor saying Puerto Rico will not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments due by Monday. Puerto Rico won't make $370 million in debt payments Monday Mon, 02 May 2016 00:30:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/05/01/CB--Puerto.Rico-Economic.Crisis/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB--Puerto.Rico-Economic.Crisis 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-558c SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that Puerto Rico's government will not make nearly $370 million in bond payments due Monday after a failure to restructure or find a political solution to the U.S. territory's spiraling public debt crisis. AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America Mon, 02 May 2016 00:01:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/05/02/LT--The.Week.That.Was.in.Latin.America-Photo.Gallery/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--The.Week.That.Was.in.Latin.America-Photo.Gallery 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-53b1 This photo gallery features some of the top Associated Press imagery taken in Latin America and the Caribbean that you may have missed last week. Police: 2 US missionaries found slain in rural Jamaica Sun, 01 May 2016 22:49:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/05/02/CB-Jamaica-Missionaries-Killed/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB-Jamaica-Missionaries-Killed 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-5431 KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaican police said Sunday that two U.S. missionaries were found slain in a rural area of the Caribbean island that has long struggled with high rates of violent crime. Correction: Venezuela-Minimum Wage story Sun, 01 May 2016 22:04:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/05/01/LT-Venezuela-Minimum-Wage/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Venezuela-Minimum-Wage 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-5944 CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — In a story April 30 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously that the black market value of the new wage is about $50. The black market value is about $13.50. Colombia deports man called Peru's most-wanted drug criminal Sun, 01 May 2016 18:26:43 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2016/05/01/LT--Colombia-Peru.Narco/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Colombia-Peru.Narco 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-558d BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian police on Sunday announced the capture of an alleged dangerous drug lord described as Peru's most-wanted criminal.