Democrats: Latino turnout up 174 percent over 2014 midterms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic Party says a $30 million investment in engaging Latino and other minority voters helped the Democrats achieve a net gain of 34 House seats and improve on 2014 turnout ...

Record 42 Latinos to serve in Congress; 1 race undecided

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Latinos will serve in Congress next year than ever before — at least 42, with one House race to be decided. The latest winner is GOP Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler...

40 Latinos in Congress, 3 races still undecided

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Latinos serving in Congress will rise to at least 40 in the new year, and that figure most likely will increase when three undecided races are called. ...

US government broadcaster to punish workers for Soros report

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government's international broadcasting agency says it will discipline employees responsible for a television report on philanthropist George Soros that violated its profess...

España recuerda su ayuda a independencia de EEUU

WASHINGTON (AP) — España exhibirá hasta el mes próximo obras de arte, documentos históricos, vestidos y mapas con la intención de reivindicar su contribución a la independencia y fundación de Estados ...

US asks Central America to do more on illegal immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence told leaders of three Central American countries on Thursday that the U.S. is ready to do more to help their economies if they make a greater effort to figh...

Envoy: US, Canada working 24/7 on revamped NAFTA deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Canadian negotiators are working around the clock on a deal to keep Canada in a North American trade bloc ahead of a Sept. 30 U.S. deadline. Canada's Minis...

US, Canada resume talks on revamped NAFTA

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Canadian negotiators are working long hours to keep Canada in a North American trade bloc. The Canadian envoy — Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freela...

Canadian envoy says she is 'encouraged' by NAFTA talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Canada's top trade negotiator says she's "encouraged" by urgent discussions that are intended to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement. Leaving a morning...

Canadian Foreign Minister starts negotiating trade with US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is discussing how to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement with United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. ...

Latina press officer Helen Aguirre Ferre leaves White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Helen Aguirre Ferre, one of the most prominent Latinos serving in the White House, has left her job as director of media affairs. White House spokeswoman Lindsay Wa...

Smithsonian gallery explores diversity in US lynchings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery acknowledges that people of color have long been missing in the works it exhibits. Now the museum is tackling the issue ...

OAS condemns human rights violations in Nicaragua

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Organization of American States is condemning human rights abuses committed by Nicaraguan police and armed pro-government civilians since massive protests against President Danie...

OAS asks US reunite migrant families as soon as possible

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Organization of American States is urging the United States to follow through on President Donald Trump's decision to stop the separation of migrant families at the southern bord...

Puerto Rico introduces bill to become US state

WASHINGTON (AP) — Puerto Rico's non-voting representative in Congress is introducing a bill that seeks to make the U.S. territory a state by 2021. Resident Commissioner Jenniffer Gon...