ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) — People in the Dutch Caribbean islands reinforced their homes and stocked up on emergency supplies Thursday as a str... Full Story
Hurricane Matthew strengthens brushing by Caribbean islands
ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) — People in the Dutch Caribbean islands reinforced their homes and stocked up on emergency supplies Thursday as a strengthening Hurricane Matthew took a rare turn through the southern Caribbean ahead of an expected shift to the north.
UN oficial to monitor Colombia peace tribunals closely
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The top U.N. human rights official said Thursday he will closely watch how special peace tribunals set up under Colombia's peace accord operate, to ensure people who committed serious war crimes during the long conflict are held accountable.
Bank of Mexico hikes interest rate a half-point to 4.75 pct
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's central bank has raised its inter-bank interest rate a half-point to 4.75 percent, seeking to shore up a weak peso and prevent a rise in inflation.
Governor prepares Puerto Rico for control board's takeover
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor turned over the reins of his government's finances to a federal control board and outlined what he considers priorities during a televised address Thursday to prepare the U.S. territory for a historic change.
US Treasury head touts trade, security in Mexico visit
MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew made a strong pitch for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact during a visit to Mexico on Thursday.
Mexico, 5 South American countries question Venezuela rules
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has joined five South American countries in expressing concern over the decision by electoral authorities in Venezuela to effectively delay a presidential recall vote until 2017.
Deputy governor in intensive care after shooting in Brazil
SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian deputy governor is in intensive care after a gun attack that also killed his party's candidate for mayor of the small city of Itumbiara in the center of the country.
The Latest: Hurricane Matthew heads toward central Caribbean
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean (all times local):
Colombia president says Pope Francis to visit
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos says Pope Francis will pay a visit to his country in the first quarter of next year.
Colombian president says Pope Francis will visit the country early next year
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian president says Pope Francis will visit the country early next year.
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