SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A powerful bomb was found in a car parked near El Salvador's security ministry, but experts were able to de... Full Story
El Salvador officials deactivate powerful car bomb
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A powerful bomb was found in a car parked near El Salvador's security ministry, but experts were able to deactivate it, the country's defense minister said Saturday.
Residents take canoes as Venezuela expands border closure
BOCA DEL GRITA, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelans took to dugout canoes to shop in Colombia on Saturday as a government crackdown on smuggling and migrants cut off access to at least six border crossings key to the life of communities on both sides.
Dominica digs out from storm damage that killed at least 20
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Rescue crews jumped off boats and trudged through mud, rocks and uprooted trees Saturday to reach communities cut off by a tropical storm that killed at least 20 people and left nearly 50 missing in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica.
Lawmakers urge lifting immunity of Guatemalan president
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A congressional commission in Guatemala is urging the full congress to lift President Otto Perez Molina's immunity from prosecution in a corruption case.
Dominica prime minister says Erika leaves 20 dead
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A weakening Tropical Storm Erika drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic on Friday after leaving a trail of destruction that killed at least 20 people and left another 31 missing on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said.
Dominica prime minister says 20 killed, island set back 20 years by damage from TS Erika
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Dominica prime minister says 20 killed, island set back 20 years by damage from TS Erika.
Venezuela extends border closure despite Colombia's protests
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro on Friday broadened a crackdown on Colombian migrants and border smugglers that has drawn strong rebuke by Colombian leaders and international organizations.
Money laundering probe in case of Argentine prosecutor
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine judge on Friday authorized a money laundering probe involving the prosecutor who died mysteriously while investigating the bombing of a Jewish center.
Brazil recession: GDP plunges 1.9 percent in second quarter
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The bottom seems to have fallen out of Brazil's economy, with the government reporting Friday that the gross domestic product plunged 1.9 percent in the second quarter alone, once again throwing the nation into a technical recession.
Mexico adoption-for-cash scheme took babies from mothers
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A child welfare official in northern Mexico took at least nine babies from poor or drug-addicted mothers and offered them to adoptive parents in exchange for payments ranging from $5,000 to $9,000, authorities said Friday.
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