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'This is war': Virus charges beyond Latin American hot spots

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Beyond the hot spots of Brazil and Mexico, the coronavirus is threatening to overwhelm Latin American cities stretching from Chile to the Colombian Amazon in an alarming sign tha...

As virus cases surge, Brazil starts to worry its neighbors

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Brazil’s virtually uncontrolled surge of COVID-19 cases is spawning fear that construction workers, truck drivers and tourists from Latin America's biggest nation will s...

World Bank: Global remittances to drop 20% amid coronavirus

HAVANA (AP) — Remittances sent home by migrants from low- and middle-income countries are expected to drop around 20 percent this year amid the global economic slowdown caused by the novel coronavirus...

Scant testing in US migration system risks spreading virus

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The Trump administration’s failure to test all but a small percentage of detained immigrants for the novel coronavirus may be helping it spread through the United States’ sprawli...

Coronavirus crisis cuts money sent home to poorer nations

MIAMI (AP) — Until a month ago, Diana Leticia Hernández sold face cream door to door in Miami. Her husband painted houses. The money fed their family and at least six relatives in Honduras. ...

Cuba: US embargo blocks coronavirus aid shipment from Asia

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban officials say a shipment of coronavirus aid from Asia’s richest man, Jack Ma, has been blocked by the six-decade U.S. embargo on the island. Carlos M. Pereira, Cu...

Cruise ship sails to St. Maarten after COVID-19 scare

HAVANA (AP) — A British cruise ship turned away by the Dominican Republic after passengers suffered flu-like symptoms was awaiting approval to dock on the island of St. Maarten on Friday, officials sa...

Haiti police exchange fire with troops near national palace

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian police officers exchanged gunfire for hours Sunday with soldiers of the newly reconstituted army outside the national palace, in a dangerous escalation of protests...

Police burn cars, lawyer's office in Haiti protest

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Several dozen police officers led hundreds of supporters in a violent protest Wednesday against poor working conditions and low pay for Haiti's national police force. ...

Watchdog group says Guyana lost billions in Exxon oil deal

HAVANA (AP) — A natural-resource watchdog group alleges in a new report that Guyana may have lost as much as $55 billion in potential revenue by poorly negotiating a deal with ExxonMobil to pump reser...

Haitian president says he wants to reform constitution

HAVANA (AP) — Haitian President Jovenel Moïse says he wants to use his new power to rule by executive order to reform the constitution and make his country easier to govern. In a st...

A decade after Haitian earthquake, a young victim struggles

CANAAN, Haiti (AP) — Just before 5 p.m., Marie-Mislen Thomas’ house fell on top of her three children. In the first nightmarish hour after a massive earthquake devastated Haiti on Ja...

5 years after detente with US, Cubans say hope has dwindled

HAVANA (AP) — At midday on Dec. 17, 2014, the sound of church bells echoed in Havana as presidents Barack Obama and Raúl Castro announced that the United States and Cuba would reestablish diplomatic r...

Convicted in massacre, Suriname's leader hangs on tight

PARAMARIBO, Suriname (AP) — Zahara Kamperveen laid white lilies before a glossy black plaque, then gently touched the name of her grandfather, a radio-station owner executed by a military junta in Sur...

Cuba grants unprecedented access to presidential tour

GUANTANAMO, Cuba (AP) — President Miguel Díaz-Canel began the day in a small town overlooking the American naval base at Guantanamo Bay. He decried the U.S. trade embargo, then inspected a series of s...