AP - ap.online.regional.latin.america.caribbean http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.regional.latin.america.caribbean News Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:44:42 -0400 Tropical Storm Vance moving slowly in Pacific Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:35:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/10/31/Tropical.Weather/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_Tropical.Weather c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:4130 MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Vance is moving slowly in the Pacific far from Mexico's coast. Mexico police questioned in killing of 3 Americans Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:34:18 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/10/31/LT-Mexico-Missing-Americans/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Mexico-Missing-Americans c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:4024 MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Authorities are investigating a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going missing. AP PHOTOS: Program gives disabled Venezuelans hope Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:35:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/10/31/LT--Venezuela-Disabled.Artisans-Photo.Essay/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Venezuela-Disabled.Artisans-Photo.Essay c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:4025 CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Juan Carlos Marron is among a small group of young disabled Venezuelans who are finding hope for future independence in a program that teaches them how to repair violins and other musical instruments. Small US-based plane crashes in Caribbean Sea Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:01:39 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/10/31/CB--St.Maarten-Small.Plane.Crash/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB--St.Maarten-Small.Plane.Crash c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:3f23 PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (AP) — Authorities searched in the Caribbean Sea off Dutch St. Maarten on Thursday for one of two pilots from a small cargo plane operated by a U.S. company that crashed shortly after takeoff. Nations in Americas join in battle against Ebola Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:34:48 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/10/31/CB-Cuba-Ebola/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB-Cuba-Ebola c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:3ea6 HAVANA (AP) — Representatives of countries from around the Americas, including the United States, have agreed to work together in their response to Ebola, adopting similar procedures in such things as the establishment of epidemiological monitoring centers and coordinating the transport of biological samples. Mexican governor confirms 3 US siblings found dead Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:07:18 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/10/30/LT--Mexico-Missing.Americans/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Missing.Americans c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:3a76 MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Three U.S. citizens missing for more than two weeks have been found shot to death in Mexico near the border city of Matamoros, and authorities are questioning a local police unit about possible involvement, the attorney general in northern Tamaulipas state said Thursday. Puerto Rico government looks to raise tax on oil Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:13:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/10/30/CB--Puerto.Rico-Economy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB--Puerto.Rico-Economy c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:3e3b SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico government officials said Thursday they are seeking a 68 percent increase in an oil tax to help sell up to $2.9 billion in bonds and strengthen one of the island's largest public corporations amid bankruptcy concerns. Argentina OKs law aimed at luring oil investment Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:46:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/10/30/LT--Argentina-Energy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Argentina-Energy c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:3e56 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's Congress has passed an energy law aimed at luring foreign investment into its promising shale oil and gas. Mexico Supreme Court rejects energy referendum Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:18:48 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/10/30/LT--Mexico-Energy.Reform/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Energy.Reform c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:3d2d MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a bid to hold a national referendum on a major energy overhaul that opened the sector to widespread private investment for the first time in 76 years. Senior US diplomat seeks end to impasse in Haiti Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:00:02 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/10/30/CB--Haiti-Delayed.Elections/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB--Haiti-Delayed.Elections c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:3cc4 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The United States sent a senior diplomat to Haiti on Thursday to help resolve a political impasse blocking long-overdue legislative and local elections in the Caribbean country. Costa Rica volcano spews ash, prompts evacuations Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:39:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/10/30/LT--Costa.Rica-Volcano/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Costa.Rica-Volcano c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:3d2c SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — The Turrialba volcano's largest eruption in over a century rained ash over parts of central Costa Rica and prompted the evacuation of some nearby communities, authorities said Thursday. Cali cartel boss' daughter charged with extortion Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:36:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/10/30/LT--Colombia-Kingpin_s.Daughter/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Colombia-Kingpin_s.Daughter c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:3dc5 BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Authorities in Colombia have jailed the daughter of one of the world's most famous drug lords on extortion charges after she allegedly threatened a businessman who owns a farm that she says once belonged to her father. Tropical Storm Vance forms in the Pacific Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:56:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/10/30/Tropical.Weather/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_Tropical.Weather c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:39ae MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Vance, the 20th named storm of the Pacific season, has formed well off the coast of Mexico. Bodies of 5 men found inside car in Brazil slum Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:08:48 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/10/30/LT-Brazil-Violence/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Brazil-Violence c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:3b3e RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police have found the bodies of five men inside a car abandoned in one of the slums of Rio de Janeiro. At least one body was decapitated. Parents of Mexico missing meet with president Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:09:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/10/30/LT-Mexico-Violence/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Mexico-Violence c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:38ce MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto met with parents of 43 missing teachers college students for the first time since they disappeared, apparently handed over to a drug gang by city police more than a month ago. Parents of Mexico missing meet with president Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:00:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/10/30/LT--Mexico-Violence/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Violence c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:37e0 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto met with parents of 43 teachers college students Wednesday for the first time since they disappeared over a month ago, when investigators say police detained the students and handed them over to a drug gang. Haiti hopes to woo back tourists with resorts Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:31:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/10/30/CB--Haiti-Tourism.Revival/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB--Haiti-Tourism.Revival c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:3853 COTES-DE-FER, Haiti (AP) — Off this sleepy southern Haitian village, fishermen in weathered wooden boats slowly move across azure waters. Miles of picture-perfect sandy beaches slope gently, fringed by grasses and framed by mountains. Bodies found in Mexico where 3 Texans missing Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:59:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/10/29/Mexico-Missing.Americans/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_Mexico-Missing.Americans c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:3627 MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Four bodies were found Wednesday east of the border city of Matamaros, near where three young Americans went missing more than two weeks ago, a Mexican state official said. In Bolivia, Morales allies win 2/3 of congress Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:28:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/10/29/LT-Bolivia-Elections/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Bolivia-Elections c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:34f1 LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Electoral authorities say President Evo Morales' party retained two-thirds control of Bolivia's legislative assembly in this month's elections. 8 students drown during swimming break in Bolivia Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:35:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/10/29/LT--Bolivia-Students.Drown/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Bolivia-Students.Drown c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:33f1 LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian authorities say eight students have drowned during a swimming break on an end-of-term school trip.