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AP names Scott Smith correspondent in Venezuela

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Associated Press has named Scott Smith, a cross-format journalist from California, as its new correspondent in Caracas, Venezuela. The appointment was announce...

Michael Weissenstein named AP Caribbean news director

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Michael Weissenstein, a veteran correspondent and editor who currently serves as Cuba bureau chief for The Associated Press, has been named all-formats news director of a newly unif...

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The Associated Press has sent the following stories on Fidel Castro's death: CUBA-CASTRO-FUTURE HAVANA — As weeping Cubans mourn a man who shaped every aspect of li...

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The Associated Press plans the following story on Fidel Castro's death and its implications for Cuba: CUBA-CASTRO-FUTURE HAVANA — As weeping Cubans mourn a man who ...

Secrecy shrouded details of Fidel Castro's health

Cuban leader Fidel Castro would always laugh off speculation about his health. With an athletic build, and physical stamina that lasted deep into his 70s, it seemed he would continue...

Castro, Cuban ruler who defied 10 US presidents, dies at 90

HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro's revolution was slowly dying — or so it seemed. Communism had collapsed in Europe, and Cuba's Soviet lifeline was severed. Food was in short supply. Power...

Joshua Goodman named AP's news director for the Andes

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Joshua Goodman, a cross-format journalist and news manager who has reported from more than a dozen countries for The Associated Press, has been named news director for the Andes. ...

Artiz Parra named AP chief correspondent for Iberia

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Aritz Parra, a multi-format journalist based in Beijing, China, has been named The Associated Press' chief correspondent for Iberia. In his new role, Parra will he...

AP Interview: Argentine president promises graft crackdown

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- During the first 100 days of his administration, conservative President Mauricio Macri has overhauled many of the signature policies that his populist predecessors spen...