Latin America

Venezuelan conspiracy theories a threat to critics

Escalating denunciations of purported coup plots instill fear in Venezuela's opposition

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End comes for notorious Venezuelan vertical slum

Squatters in notorious Venezuelan vertical slum evicted, military will take control of tower

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 03:30am EDT

Argentina zoo freezes polar bear move to Canada

Argentina zoo rejects moving its last polar bear to Canada despite animal activists' concerns

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 09:57pm EDT

Puerto Rico police probe deaths of 16 cats, dogs

16 cats, dogs found dead in Puerto Rico near bridge involved in earlier animal abuse case

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 08:10pm EDT

Mexico's circuses caught up in animal rights spat

Mexico's circus people caught up in fight with animal rights activists over animal performance

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 07:50pm EDT

Physician detained for defaming Ecuador president

Ecuador physician convicted of defaming President Rafael Correa detained and taken to prison

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 07:30pm EDT

US cracks down on Caribbean drug trafficking ring

US agents arrest 10 in crackdown on multimillion-dollar Caribbean drug trafficking ring

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 05:36pm EDT

Plans to rebuild Haiti capital displace families

Rebuilding plans for Haiti capital are ambitious, but the poor being displaced by bulldozers

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 02:39am EDT

Mexico declares group home owner mentally unfit

Mexico declares owner of raided group home mentally unfit to face accusations of abuse

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 02:37am EDT

TV news reporter found shot to death in Honduras

TV news reporter in Honduras found shot to death, the country's 37th media slaying in decade

Monday - 07/21/2014, 11:39pm EDT

Migration spotlights Mexican 'coyote' smugglers

Mexican 'coyotes': New wave of Central American migration puts light on decades-old smuggling

Monday - 07/21/2014, 10:50pm EDT

Migrant smuggler costs for crossing Mexico to US

Costs that smugglers say they must pay to carry migrants across Mexico and into the US

Monday - 07/21/2014, 07:43pm EDT

Officials: Pot haul seized on Caribbean cargo ship

US authorities seize haul of marijuana on Guyana-flagged cargo ship in Caribbean Sea

Monday - 07/21/2014, 05:57pm EDT

Officials find 5 bodies in northern Mexico pits

Officials find 5 bodies in clandestine burial pits in woods near village in northern Mexico

Monday - 07/21/2014, 05:49pm EDT

Bolivian president vows to expand coca crops

Bolivia's president re-elected head of coca union, calls for growth of legally allowed crops

Monday - 07/21/2014, 03:57pm EDT

Correction: AP Cuba Appointments story

Correction: AP Cuba Appointments story

Monday - 07/21/2014, 03:29pm EDT

Official says Jamaica's drought is intensifying

Drought intensifying in Jamaica as water supply systems well below normal, official warns

Monday - 07/21/2014, 09:21am EDT

Puerto Rico on shaky ground with creditors

Puerto Rico buys time with investors, creditors but many still see trouble for slumping island

Monday - 07/21/2014, 09:03am EDT

Owner of raided Mexico shelter freed, no charges

Mexican official says owner of raided group home has been released and no charges filed

Monday - 07/21/2014, 07:55am EDT