Human rights group urges sanctions on Nicaragua's Ortega

WASHINGTON (AP) — Human Rights Watch called Wednesday on governments in the Americas and Europe to impose sanctions on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and at least five high-level security official...

HRW calls for sanctions on Nicaragua's Ortega

WASHINGTON (AP) — Human Rights Watch is calling on governments in the Americas and Europe to impose sanctions on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and at least five high-level security officials for ...

Trump's threatened tariffs on hold after deal with Mexico

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has put on hold his plan to begin imposing tariffs on Mexico on Monday, saying the U.S. ally will take "strong measures" to reduce the flow of Central American...

Trump says US, Mexico reach agreement to prevent tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country "has agreed to take strong measures" to stem the flow of Central American mi...

US and Mexico: Negotiators claim progress; no deal yet

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Mexican officials claim to be making progress as they labored for a second day to avert import tariffs. But President Donald Trump is still threatening to impose them as he ...

US and Mexico: More talks, no deal yet to avert tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ending a second day of tense negotiations, U.S. and Mexican officials failed Thursday to reach a deal to avert import tariffs that President Donald Trump is threatening to impose as ...

Mexico seeks to neutralize Trump's tariff threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico is going all out this week on the lobbying front. Top officials from the government, private sector and members of the country's Congress make up the largest...

Police arrest activists squatting in Venezuelan Embassy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A leader of the activists who have been staging a protest inside the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington for more than a month says four of them have been arrested. Me...

No diplomats, no Venezuelans as activists occupy DC embassy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Venezuelan embassy in the tony D.C. neighborhood of Georgetown has become an unlikely flashpoint in the fight over who will lead the South American nation. Amer...

Group: Americas saw greatest deterioration of press freedom

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Americas saw the greatest deterioration in press freedom of any part of the world during the last year, a press advocacy group said Thursday. The 2019 World Pre...

Moreno: Assange used to coordinate hackers from the embassy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ecuador's president on Tuesday accused Julian Assange of hosting numerous hackers at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to give them directions on how to propagate information on topic...

Report: Full-scale UN response needed in Venezuela

WASHINGTON (AP) — The humanitarian emergency caused by the collapse of the Venezuelan health system requires a full-scale response by the United Nations, two organizations said Thursday. ...

14 US senators introduce bill on the crisis in Venezuela

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of 14 U.S. senators is introducing a bill they say will help restore democracy and address the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Sen Bob Menendez...

El Salvador's president-elect criticizes China

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Nayib Bukele of El Salvador has not decided whether to keep relations with China but says the Asian nation is not being respectful to his country. I...

El Salvador's president-elect criticizes China

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Nayib Bukele of El Salvador has not decided whether to keep relations with China but says the Asian nation is not being respectful to his country. I...