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Review: Billie Eilish, unfiltered, in new documentary

If you're coming to “ Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry ” hoping for a primer on the music sensation, you’ve come to the wrong place. Filmmaker R.J. Cutler’s two hour and 20-minute documentar...

Dave Sarachan hired to coach Puerto Rico soccer team

Former U.S. interim coach Dave Sarachan has been hired as coach of Puerto Rico's soccer team. The 66-year-old Sarachan will lead Puerto Rico in qualifying for the 2022 World Cup, the...

Efrain Álvarez on US, Mexico rosters for Olympic qualifying

MIAMI (AP) — Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Efrain Álvarez is on the 48-man preliminary roster for both the United States and Mexico for the Olympic men’s soccer qualifying tournament in North and Cent...

Taiwan willing to assist US in helping diplomatic allies develop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Monday (Feb. 22) that it is willing to work with Washington to help diplomatic allies develop, in response to U.S. State Secret...

Saint Lucian ambassador to Taiwan looks back on 42 years of independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Saint Lucian Ambassador to Taiwan Edwin Laurent on Monday (Feb. 22) reflected on the Caribbean nation’s 42 years of independence and shared his outlook on Taiwan-Sai...

High court overturns murder conviction in bystander's death

A Boston man found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of an innocent bystander during a 2014 street festival even though he did not fire the fatal shot had his conviction overturned b...

Chinese loans to Latin America plunge as virus strains ties

MIAMI (AP) — It seemed like a match made in finance heaven. In 2010, China, its economy roaring and state companies looking to expand globally, set its eyes on Latin America, a regi...

AP Week in Pictures, Latin America & Caribbean

FEBRUARY 12 -18, 2021 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press Photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean. It was ...

'A standard to uphold': US set for final AmeriCup qualifiers

Some of the rooms that USA Basketball is occupying this weekend in Puerto Rico overlook the Isla Verde Beach, meaning those on that side of the hotel can gaze from their windows at the white sand and ...

Migrants on the move again in Mexico and Central America

TENOSIQUE, Mexico (AP) — In the first Mexican shelter reached by migrants after trekking through the Guatemalan jungle, some 150 migrants are sleeping in its dormitories and another 150 lie on thin ma...

International court finds Jamaica violated rights of gays

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An international tribunal has found that Jamaica’s government violated the rights of a gay man and a lesbian, according to a ruling released Wednesday, and activists say i...

French Caribbean fights to keep pesticide case alive

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Agricultural workers who have long sought compensation for contamination from a pesticide banned in France but used in the country's Caribbean islands of Martinique and Gu...

Jailed suspect in anti-Maduro plot blames Colombia, Guaido

MIAMI (AP) — From a windowless cell in a maximum-security prison in Colombia, Yacsy Álvarez awaits trial on charges she helped organize an attempted armed invasion to overthrow the government in neigh...

Is India's COVID vaccine giveaway risky diplomacy?

On Monday, the World Health Organization (WHO) approved the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for use in its COVAX vaccination program, which aims to provide poorer countries around the world with "equi...

Spanish court rules to extradite broker to Venezuela

MADRID (AP) — Spain's National Court has approved the extradition of a financial broker wanted in Venezuela on charges of fraud and embezzlement of funds. The ruling on 40-year-old E...