Latin America

22 of 26 trapped gold miners rescued in Nicaragua

Nicaraguan officials: 22 trapped miners rescued; others still being sought

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BRIC wall: Brazil's economy slips into a recession

Brazil's GDP contracts and sends economy into a recession

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 10:20am EDT

Mexico operations thwart child, family migrants

Mexico's new enforcement cuts off route for Central American family and child migrants

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 01:34am EDT

Rescuers race to reach trapped miners in Nicaragua

Rescuers race to reach at least 24 gold miners trapped by collapse in Nicaragua

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 12:08am EDT

Members of Jewish sect leave Guatemala village

Members of Jewish sect leave Guatemala village after disputes with residents

Friday - 08/29/2014, 09:30pm EDT

Mexico authorities stage midnight migrant raid

Mexico authorities stage midnight raid on migrants heading north on freight train 'The Beast'

Friday - 08/29/2014, 09:18pm EDT

Jamaican ends legal challenge to anti-sodomy law

Citing safety concerns, gay rights activist withdraws court challenge to Jamaica anti-gay law

Friday - 08/29/2014, 07:10pm EDT

Mexico's Pemex says production to increase in 2015

Mexico's Pemex estimates crude production will increase to 2.4 million bpd in 2015

Friday - 08/29/2014, 06:40pm EDT

Colombian accused in 5,000-plus killings arrested

Colombian paramilitary accused in more than 5,000 killings arrested in Panama

Friday - 08/29/2014, 06:10pm EDT

Ecuador heralds digital currency plans

Ecuador's digital currency plans raises questions over future, dilution of dollar

Friday - 08/29/2014, 04:22pm EDT

Boat flips near Dominican coast; at least 1 death

At least 1 dead as migrant boat flips near Dominican coast; survivor says others reached shore

Friday - 08/29/2014, 12:30pm EDT

Colombia allows lesbian couple to adopt child

Colombia high court grants limited adoption rights to same-sex couples

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 10:30pm EDT

Doubts surround plane in Brazil campaign

Campaign of Brazilian presidential hopeful under scrutiny because of plane purchase

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 07:46pm EDT

Jamaica agriculture minister dies in Florida

Jamaica agriculture minister dies in Florida after experiencing chest pains at Miami airport

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Dominican legal status still elusive for migrants

Dominican Republic approves first residency permits but few migrants make the cut

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 06:46pm EDT

Brazil dismantles large deforestation gang

Brazil dismantles large deforestation gang active in Amazon rain forest

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Opposition strike has mixed results in Argentina

Opposition labor faction hits Argentine with general strike; government downplays effects

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 04:46pm EDT

Chile sailor publicly discloses his homosexuality

In conservative Chile, sailor in country's navy announces he is gay in rare public disclosure

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 11:34pm EDT

Girls in Colombian town struck by mystery illness

Scores of teenage girls in Colombia struck by mystery illness parents blame on vaccine

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 10:00pm EDT

Uruguayans can now sign up to grow pot at home

Uruguay opens registration period to grow marijuana at home under legalization plan

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 08:06pm EDT