Latin America and Caribbean News

Thousands take to streets protesting Brazil's BolsonaroThousands of Brazilians have taken to the streets for a second day to call for the impeachment of President Jair Bolsonaro
The Associated Press3 hours ago
19 burned bodies found near Mexico-US border townMexican authorities say they've found 19 shot and burned bodies near a town across the Rio Grande from Texas
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Tamara Grinberg, 32, pets her dog at her home in San Martin, Buenos Aires province, Argentina, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. Grinberg who had a clandestine abortion in 2012 said very few people helped her. “Today there are many more support networks ... and the decision is respected. When I did it, no one respected my decision.". (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
Argentina's abortion law enters force under watchful eyesArgentina’s groundbreaking abortion law has gone into force under the watchful eyes of women’s groups and government officials, who hope to ensure its full implementation despite opposition from conservative and church groups
The Associated Press16 hours ago
2 quakes hit Chile, South Shetland Islands; no major damageTwo almost simultaneous earthquakes have been felt in the South Shetland Islands in the Antarctica and in central Chile, where buildings shook in the capital, with no casualties or damage reported
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Mexico lets governors obtain vaccines for their own statesMexico’s pandemic cases are continuing at a high level as President Andrés Manuel López Obrador gives state governors permission to acquire coronavirus vaccines on their own
The Associated Press1 day ago
Honduras seeks to lock in constitutional ban on abortionLegislators in Honduras are moving to lock in the country's ban on abortions by making it explicit in the constitution
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico looks to reopen schools in just one of its statesMexico plans to start vaccinating teachers and other school personnel in one of the country's 32 states this weekend with an eye toward resuming in-person classes there as early as late next month
The Associated Press1 day ago
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a ceremony marking the start of the judicial year at the Supreme Court in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
Venezuela power struggle impedes delivery of COVID vaccineVenezuela’s political conflict has claimed another casualty: relief from the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press2 days ago
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a ceremony marking the start of the judicial year at the Supreme Court in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
Maduro sent letter to Iran's leader accrediting US fugitiveA Colombian businessman was carrying a letter from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accrediting him to Iran’s supreme leader when he was arrested on a U.S. warrant last year in the African nation of Cape Verde
The Associated Press2 days ago
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The Associated Press2 days ago
Public funeral service workers remove the body of Amelia Dias Nascimento, 94, who died from complications related to COVID-19 in her home, in Manaus, Amazonas state, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. The number of people who die in their homes amid the new coronavirus pandemic is growing due to the lack of availability in hospitals and the shortage of oxygen. (AP Photo/Edmar Barros)
Brazil receives vaccine cargo from India amid supply concernBrazil’s government has received 2 million doses of coronavirus vaccine from India
The Associated Press2 days ago
Mexico posts new daily highs for pandemic cases and deathsMexico has posted new highs for the pandemic, with 22,339 newly confirmed coronavirus infections and 1,803 deaths related to COVID-19 recorded in the previous 24 hours
The Associated Press2 days ago
Brazil announces incoming vaccine cargo amid supply concernsBrazil’s health ministry has announced that a shipment of 2 million doses of coronavirus vaccine is coming from India
The Associated Press2 days ago
Colombian businessmen tied to Maduro going to house arrestAuthorities in the African nation of Cabo Verde have approved transferring a jailed Colombian businessman with close ties to Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro to house arrest
The Associated Press2 days ago
Relatives pray next to the portrait of Pedro Martin Fernandez, a doctor who died from COVID-19, in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, January 19, 2021. The Peruvian Medical College reported that at least 11 doctors have died during the first days of 2021. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Search for oxygen tank refills routine for Peruvians A new routine has emerged for many of the residents of the densely populated city on the outskirts of Peru's capital
The Associated Press3 days ago
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