Latin America

Convicted priest says El Salvador backed gang work

Priest convicted of aiding El Salvador gang inmates says he acted on behalf of government

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 07:20am EDT

Rachel is barely a tropical storm in Pacific

US National Hurricane Center: Rachel is barely a tropical storm over the Pacific

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 06:10am EDT

Mexico detains 5 in suspected oil theft ring

Mexico detains 5 in alleged oil theft ring, including head of company with Pemex concession

Monday - 09/29/2014, 11:20pm EDT

Mexico official suspended after Hurricane Odile

Mexico civil protection official suspended amid reports of possible looting after hurricane

Monday - 09/29/2014, 10:20pm EDT

Anti-gay remarks at debate spark anger in Brazil

Anti-gay remarks during Brazil's presidential debate draw ire of rights groups

Monday - 09/29/2014, 10:10pm EDT

Mexico seeks 57 missing after weekend violence

Mexico searches for 57 students missing after violence that killed at least 6

Monday - 09/29/2014, 09:30pm EDT

Iceland announces men-only UN meeting on women

Iceland announces 'unique' men-only UN conference on women, gender equality

Monday - 09/29/2014, 06:30pm EDT

Costa Rica nabs 1,600 pounds of cocaine in 2 busts

Costa Rica busts 1,600 pounds of cocaine in truck, fishing boat shipments; 4 people detained

Monday - 09/29/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Man frees hostage held for hours at Brazil hotel

Man releases hostage in incident that forced evacuation of Brazilian hotel in capital city

Monday - 09/29/2014, 04:14pm EDT

UN calls for probe in Mexico army slaying of 22

UN human rights rapporteur calls for thorough probe of Mexico army slaying of 22

Monday - 09/29/2014, 03:50pm EDT

Tropical Storm Rachel weakens in Pacific

Tropical Storm Rachel weakening in Pacific off Mexico; no threat to land, forecasters say

Monday - 09/29/2014, 03:40pm EDT

Neighborhood reborn amid Puerto Rico decline

A long-struggling part of Puerto Rican capital revives amid island's overall decline

Monday - 09/29/2014, 09:34am EDT

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America

AP PHOTOS: A selection of our favorite images from Latin America and the Caribbean

Monday - 09/29/2014, 08:18am EDT

Mosquito-borne virus disrupting life in Jamaica

Official urges Jamaicans to destroy bug breeding sites as painful mosquito-borne virus spreads

Monday - 09/29/2014, 12:00am EDT

22 police held following southern Mexico violence

Authorities arrest 22 police following violence that killed 6 in southern Mexico

Sunday - 09/28/2014, 09:20pm EDT

Authorities say 8 killed in Peru quake

Authorities say 8 killed in 4.9-magnitude quake that toppled adobe homes near Cuzco in Peru

Sunday - 09/28/2014, 09:10pm EDT

Cuban cologne creators to face punishment

Creators of colognes named for Guevara and Chavez to face punishment from Cuban officials

Sunday - 09/28/2014, 06:10am EDT

Army unit in Mexico killings has past controversy

Army battalion in Mexico killings previously in cartel corruption scandal, fatal road shooting

Sunday - 09/28/2014, 05:48am EDT