AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. Popular disc...

Daddy Yankee to open reggaeton museum in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico reggaeton star Daddy Yankee is opening a museum in the U.S. Caribbean territory that will be dedicated to his life and the music that made him famous. ...

AP names Byrne news director for southern South America

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Paul Byrne, a seasoned video journalist who has led all-format reporting on clergy sex abuse and economic tumult in Argentina, the unrest in Chile and Bolivia and other major storie...

Police fight protesters on Caribbean island of Dominica

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (AP) — Officials say a protest over election reform erupted on the Caribbean island of Dominica, with more than 200 people fighting police before being dispersed with tear gas. ...

Taiwan pledges more food relief to tumultuous Haiti

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will continue to provide food aid to Caribbean ally Haiti, which has seen months of unrest and desperately needs humanitarian assistance. In a briefing on Tuesda...

Taiwan ally Haiti pleads for humanitarian help

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Embattled Haitian President Jovenel Moïse is urging the world to pledge humanitarian aid to the Caribbean nation, which has been mired in months of anti-government pr...

Dest makes quick impact as US rebounds to beat Canada 4-1

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Sergiño Dest set up a goal in the second minute of his American competitive debut, Gyasi Zardes scored twice and the United States overwhelmed Canada early in a 4-1 CONCACAF Natio...

Report: Hurricane Dorian inflicted $3.4B losses on Bahamas

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A new report says Hurricane Dorian inflicted losses of about $3.4 billion on the Bahamas, an amount equal to one-quarter of the Caribbean archipelago’s GDP. ...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. Bolivia’s po...

Haitian delegation tours I-Mei factory in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A business delegation led by the Haitian ambassador in Taiwan, Rechel Coupaud, visited the I-Mei Foods factory in Taoyuan on Thursday (Nov. 14) in order to gain a better u...

Oil tankers ‘go dark’ off Venezuela to evade US sanctions

MIAMI (AP) — In May, after pulling out of a Chinese shipyard for repairs, a giant oil tanker set out on a perilous journey. Dialing in “Caribbean” on a mandatory tracking system, the...

Mexico’s Cozumel port announces cruise ship passenger tax

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican tourist resort of Cozumel is proposing its first tax on cruise ship passengers. But the island off Mexico’s Caribbean coast says it would only charge t...

Cyprus teams up with Israel to promote East Med cruises

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ ministry of tourism is teaming up with Israeli authorities to promote the east Mediterranean as a prime cruise line holiday destination. The tourism mi...

UN: $1.35 billion needed to respond to Venezuela exodus

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says nations in Latin America and the Caribbean will need $1.35 billion to respond to the massive exodus of Venezuelans. An estimated ...

Spanish king, Cuban president meet in Havana

HAVANA (AP) — Spanish King Felipe VI and Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel have met at the start of the first modern state visit to Cuba by a member of the royal family that once ruled the Caribbean i...