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Release sought for immigrant who asked for protection orderThe attorney for a Mexican immigrant woman arrested in El Paso while obtaining a protective order against her abusive boyfriend has asked a judge for her immediate release
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
Mexican town's residents kill 3 men accused of car theftProsecutors in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas say residents of a town have killed three men who allegedly had tried to steal a car
The Associated Press1 hour ago
19 killed in explosive crash in northwestern PeruNineteen people have been killed in northwestern Peru after witnesses say a truck carrying school supplies crashed into a motorcycle and a small public bus
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Official: Mexico rejected US plan on 3rd-country deporteesThe Mexican interior secretary says his government made clear to visiting U.S. emissaries that Mexico will not accept deportees from third countries under any circumstances
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Feds deny duping California police into immigration raidFederal immigration officials pushed back hard against the assertion that they had duped the Santa Cruz, California police department into helping them make immigration arrests during a raid on an El Salvador-based gang
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this May 1, 2016 file photo, Cuba's First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, left, stands with President Raul Castro during the May Day parade in Havana, Cuba. Diaz-Canel, an engineer by training who began his career as a provincial bureaucrat, is expected in 2018 to assume one of Raul Castro’s roles: the presidency. Castro plans to remain first secretary of the Cuban Communist Party, a potentially more powerful position, until at least 2021.  (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
Cuba a year from getting new, non-Castro presidentIf all goes as expected, in exactly one year President Raul Castro will hand responsibility for Cuba's faltering economy and aging, disaffected population to a little-known 57-year-old Communist Party official
The Associated Press14 hours ago
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: Funeral for 20 inmates in Haiti, fans at Chile's Vina del Mar festival, Brazil's Botafogo celebrates win over Paraguay's Olimpia, Top 2 Ecuadorean presidential candidates must advance to second round, countdown begins for Brazilian Carnival
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Peru's president set to talk tough to Trump during US visitWhen Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski becomes the first Latin American leader to visit Donald Trump at the White House it will be a chance for the president to hear hard truths about how his rhetoric is alienating some allies
The Associated Press14 hours ago
NAFTA in Trump era is focus at US-Mexico trade forumMexican and U.S. trade industry leaders have gathered in El Paso to discuss business in the era of U.S. President Donald Trump, who says he wants renegotiate or dismantle the North American Free Trade Act
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Adrian Solano of Venezuela falls during the men's 10 km cross-country individual classic qualification race at the 2017 Nordic Skiing World Championships in Lahti, Finland, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
For Venezuelan skier, Finnish slopes prove mighty challengeFor a Venezuelan skier who had only trained below a bright sun on wheels, the slopes of Finland proved a mighty challenge
The Associated Press19 hours ago
US Homeland Security Secretary Kelly vows 'no mass deportations,' no use of US military in immigration enforcementUS Homeland Security Secretary Kelly vows 'no mass deportations,' no use of US military in immigration enforcement
The Associated Press1 day ago
Brazil's sexy Carnival puts Pentecostal mayor in tight spotRio de Janeiro's Carnival is known for its heavy partying and carnal delights, and that puts the Brazilian city's Pentecostal mayor in a tight spot
The Associated Press1 day ago
A look at the types of aid US provides MexicoA look at the types of aid the United States provides Mexico
The Associated Press1 day ago
Surfer 'paradise' in Puerto Rico at stake in hotel fightDevelopers and officials in Puerto Rico want to transform the surfing destination of Wilderness Beach into a more traditional tourism destination with a hotel and villas
The Associated Press1 day ago
Ecuador electoral body formally orders presidential runoffEcuador's electoral commission has formally ruled that a runoff election will be needed to choose a successor for socialist President Rafael Correa
The Associated Press1 day ago
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