MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City is ordering 40 percent of cars and trucks to stay off the streets Thursday, extending for a third day a traff... Full Story
Pregnant woman dies at Haiti hospital amid strike by staff
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A bleeding pregnant woman dropped dead at the gates of Haiti's largest public hospital after failing to get help Wednesday amid a weeks-old strike by resident doctors, nurses and other staff.
Mexico City declares 3rd day of traffic cuts over high smog
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City is ordering 40 percent of cars and trucks to stay off the streets Thursday, extending for a third day a traffic cutback aimed at lessening pollution.
Former head of Argentine air force on trial for abduction
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The former head of Argentina's air force and two ex-subordinates are on trial for alleged abduction and disappearance of activists during the South American nation's 1976-1983 dictatorship.
Ecuadoreans in US seek immigration help after quake
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ecuadoreans immigrants are asking the Obama administration to allow their fellow citizens living in the United States illegally to stay here and work while the South American country recovers from a magnitude-7.8 earthquake.
Brazil president impeachment recommended in Senate
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A senator selected as a fact-finder by a special Senate commission considering the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff recommended Wednesday that she be put on trial for possible removal from office.
Celebrities jam Havana streets for Chanel's Cuban takeover
HAVANA (AP) — The afternoon sun was still baking central Havana when Mabel Fernandez and her 14-year daughter took their spot facing the Prado, a grand colonial boulevard hung with lights and loudspeakers for a fashion show by French luxury label Chanel.
No end in sight to election mess in struggling Haiti
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Senate leader Jocelerme Privert took office as Haiti's caretaker president with one real task: Quickly untangle a political stalemate blocking presidential and legislative runoff elections.
Nurse who refused to force feed at Guantanamo back to duty
MIAMI (AP) — A Navy nurse has been allowed to resume full medical duties by the military nearly two years after he refused to take part in force-feeding of prisoners on hunger strike at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, his lawyer said Tuesday.
El Salvador arresting negotiators of now defunct gang treaty
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — The Attorney General's Office said Tuesday that arrest warrants have been issued for 21 people tied to a 2012 gang treaty that temporarily lowered El Salvador's homicide rate.
Court files show bid to tar slain Honduran activist Caceres
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.
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