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OAS calls Nicaragua to release jailed protesters by June 18The Organization of American States is calling on Nicaragua to unconditionally release all prisoners related to anti-government protests that started last year
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
Mexicans buy fake cellphones to hand over in muggingsArmed robberies have gotten so common aboard buses in Mexico City that commuters have come up with a clever if disheartening solution: Many are buying fake cellphones, to hand over to thieves instead of their real smartphones
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Former President Cristina Fernandez sits inside a federal court in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Fernandez is in court for the first in a series of corruption trials. (AP Photo/Marcos Brindicci)
Argentina: Fernández in court for first corruption trialArgentina's Fernández appears in court for first in a series of corruption trials
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Mexico studies building new immigration facilitiesMexico is studying a change in the way it handles the migrants who have been overwhelming its facilities near the border with Guatemala, and may try to keep more of them in newly constructed voluntary shelters rather than in detention facilities
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Cop kills ex, then himself in Brazil government buildingBrazilian officials say a police officer shot his ex-girlfriend to death in her office at the city education department in Brazil's capital and then killed himself
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Nicaragua releases 100 jailed protesters to house arrestThe Nicaraguan government has released 100 prisoners to a form of house arrest, including three human rights activists
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Hurricane Center: Andrea will 'degenerate,' no harm to landThe first named storm of the Atlantic season is fizzling out over the western Atlantic, far from any shore
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Venezuelan migrants missing after 2nd sea tragedy in a monthA Venezuelan official has confirmed that a boat carrying at least 20 people sank in Caribbean coastal waters last week, with most of its passengers missing in the second sea tragedy in a month involving Venezuelans seeking to escape their country's crisis
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Despite upheaval, Venezuela's Maduro touts an anniversaryVenezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is celebrating the first anniversary of his disputed re-election amid a growing humanitarian crisis and political upheaval
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Independent Cuban think tank says closing under pressureOne of Cuba's only independent think tanks says it is closing because of pressure from unnamed powerful institutions on and off the communist island
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Protesters in support of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange demonstrate outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Monday, May 20, 2019. Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain, a Swedish prosecutor said. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Battle breaks out for WikiLeaks founder Assange's computersWith Julian Assange locked away in a London jail, a new battle has broken out over what may contain some of the WikiLeaks founder's biggest secrets: his computers
The Associated Press1 day ago
'Tortilla movement' seeks to restore Mexico's iconic foodMovement seeks to revive authentic Mexican tortillas
The Associated Press1 day ago
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