AP - ap.online.regional.latin.america.caribbean http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.regional.latin.america.caribbean News Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:19:30 -0500 Earthquake shakes Panama with magnitude of 4.7 Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:17:48 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/02/20/LT-Panama-Earthquake/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Panama-Earthquake c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-1f9b PANAMA CITY (AP) — A strongly felt earthquake has swayed skyscrapers in Panama's capital and caused the evacuation of some buildings. Ruling party candidate leads in Ecuador's presidential vote Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:40:07 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/02/20/LT--Ecuador-Presidential.Election/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Ecuador-Presidential.Election c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-220b QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The hand-picked candidate of socialist President Rafael Correa headed to victory in the opening round of Ecuador's presidential election, although authorities said it may take a few more days to know whether he won enough votes to avoid a runoff against his nearest rival. AP Exclusive" Malnutrition killing inmates in Haiti jails Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:42:41 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/02/20/CB--Haiti-Deadly.Lockups/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB--Haiti-Deadly.Lockups c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-2260 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Dozens of emaciated men with sunken cheeks and protruding ribs lie silently in an infirmary at Haiti's largest prison, most too weak to stand. The corpse of an inmate who died miserably of malnutrition is shrouded beneath a plastic tarp. Ruling party candidate leads in Ecuador's presidential vote Sun, 19 Feb 2017 23:45:51 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/02/19/LT--Ecuador-Presidential.Election/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Ecuador-Presidential.Election c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-26c1 QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The hand-picked candidate of socialist President Rafael Correa headed to victory in the opening round of Ecuador's presidential election, although it was uncertain late Sunday whether he would get enough votes to avoid a runoff against his nearest rival. Bomb explodes by Colombia bull ring, injuring 26 Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:57:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/02/19/LT-Colombia-Explosion/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Colombia-Explosion c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-2543 BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A homemade bomb exploded near Bogota's bullring on Sunday, injuring two dozen police officers and two civilians, Colombian authorities said. Mexico: 5 dead bodies dumped along highway in Veracruz state Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:53:29 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/02/19/LT--Mexico-Violence/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Violence c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-249b XALAPA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities say the dead bodies of five men were dumped along a highway in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz. Colombia's FARC rebels complete move to demobilization areas Sun, 19 Feb 2017 00:01:55 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/02/19/LT-Colombia-Peace-Process/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Colombia-Peace-Process c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-26c0 BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Officials say roughly 6,900 members Colombia's largest rebel group have arrived in special transition zones to begin disarming, completing a key step in a revised peace deal that seeks to end more than five decades of armed conflict. Backed by Trump Venezuelans march to demand release of Lopez Sat, 18 Feb 2017 12:21:49 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/02/18/LT--Venezuela-Opposition.Protest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Venezuela-Opposition.Protest c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-2b37 CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Hundreds of Venezuelans marched Saturday to demand the release of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, the annual demonstration taking on added urgency after President Donald Trump met with the activist's wife and his administration slapped drug sanctions on the country's vice president. Bus flips over in Argentina's Andes, at least 19 killed Sat, 18 Feb 2017 11:33:13 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/02/18/LT--Argentina-Fatal.Bus.Accident/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Argentina-Fatal.Bus.Accident c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-2b4c BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A passenger bus has flipped over on an Andean highway in Argentina, killing 19 of the 42 people aboard, police said Saturday. No sanctuary for immigrants living illegally in Miami-Dade Sat, 18 Feb 2017 02:02:25 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/02/18/US--Sanctuary.Cities-Miami/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_US--Sanctuary.Cities-Miami c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-2c77 MIAMI (AP) — County commissioners in immigrant-rich Miami-Dade voted Friday to uphold their Cuban-born mayor's order to cooperate with federal immigration officials, drawing shouts of "shame on you" from those hoping to make their community a sanctuary city. Abundant fish draw 1 million penguins to Argentine peninsula Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:54:16 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/02/18/LT-Argentina-Penguins/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Argentina-Penguins c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-2db5 PUNTA TOMBO, Argentina (AP) — More than a million penguins have traveled to Argentina's Punta Tombo peninsula during this year's breeding season, drawn by an unusual abundance of small fish. 680 Cubans returned home since end of 'wet foot, dry foot' Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:43:25 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/02/18/CB-Cuba-US/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB-Cuba-US c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-2cfb HAVANA (AP) — About 680 Cubans have been returned to the island from various countries since then-President Barack Obama ended a longstanding immigration policy that allowed any Cuban who made it to U.S. soil to stay and become a legal resident, state television reported Friday. First Cubans deported after end to 'wet foot, dry foot' Fri, 17 Feb 2017 20:40:33 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/02/18/US--Cuban.Migrants-Deported/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_US--Cuban.Migrants-Deported c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-2d83 MIAMI (AP) — Officials say two women have become the first Cubans to be deported from the United States since the immigration policy known as "wet foot, dry foot" ended last month. Hundreds of Mexicans protest with 'human wall' on US border Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:59:48 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/02/18/LT--Mexico-Human.Wall/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Human.Wall c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-2db6 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hundreds of people in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez gathered on the edge of the Rio Grande river on Friday to form a "human wall" to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's plans for a wall between the countries. Ecuador election could decide Assange's continued asylum Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:04:18 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/02/17/LT--Ecuador-Assange-Election/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Ecuador-Assange-Election c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-2fa0 QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can stay at the Ecuadorean embassy in London could depend on the winner of Sunday's presidential election in the South American country. Argentine ex-military chief arrested in torture, kidnap case Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:26:33 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/02/17/LT-Argentina-Army-Torture-Case/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Argentina-Army-Torture-Case c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-2f9b BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Former Argentine army chief Cesar Milani was arrested Friday for his alleged role in the kidnapping and torture of two men and a woman during the country's military dictatorship. Despite gov't claims, 'Dreamer' lawyers say gang ties false Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:49:51 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/02/16/US--Immigration.Arrest-Seattle/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_US--Immigration.Arrest-Seattle c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-36c8 SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle area man detained by immigration agents despite his participation in a federal program to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children admitted to having gang ties, the U.S. Justice Department said in court documents filed Thursday. Despite charges, Brazil's Lula eyes another run Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:08:51 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/02/17/LT--Brazil-Lula_s.Comeback/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Brazil-Lula_s.Comeback c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-3304 SAO PAULO (AP) — He is facing several corruption charges, Brazil's largest-ever graft probe has decimated the political party he founded and his hand-picked successor was impeached and ousted from office. The Latest: Dreamer's lawyers call arrest 'bogus operation' Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:59:56 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/02/17/US-Immigration-Arrest-Seattle-The-Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_US-Immigration-Arrest-Seattle-The-Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-33da SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on a man who was detained by immigration agents despite his participating in a federal program to protect (all times local): Mexican says she was stolen as baby in Spain under Franco Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:57:21 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2017/02/16/LT--Mexico-Spain-Stolen.Baby/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Spain-Stolen.Baby c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-3510 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Amnesty International and Ligia Ceballos Franco have filed a complaint with Mexican prosecutors, claiming the woman was stolen as a baby in Spain during the dictatorship of Francisco Franco and handed over to a well-heeled Mexican family who raised her as their own.