AP - ap.online.regional.latin.america.caribbean http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.regional.latin.america.caribbean News Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:06:33 -0400 4 killed while trying to recover gasoline after Mexico crash Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:47:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2015/03/28/-LT--Mexico-Gasoline.Deaths/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_-LT--Mexico-Gasoline.Deaths c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-d1e MEXICO CITY (AP) — An attempt to take gasoline from a crashed tanker truck led to four deaths and 26 injuries when the vehicle exploded, Mexican officials said Saturday. Venezuela to present anti-US petition at summit with Obama Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:33:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2015/03/27/LT-Venezuela-US-Tensions/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Venezuela-US-Tensions c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-1181 CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is readying a gift for President Barack Obama when the two leaders cross paths at a regional summit next month: a petition containing millions of signatures denouncing U.S. aggression. Guatemala arrests gang suspect in journalist's killing Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:14:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2015/03/27/LT--Guatemala-Journalist.Killed/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Guatemala-Journalist.Killed c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-11ae GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — An alleged gang member suspected of ordering the recent killing of a young journalist has been arrested, President Otto Perez Molina said Friday. Brazil federal police report massive tax fraud scheme Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:06:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2015/03/27/LT-Brazil-Tax-Fraud/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Brazil-Tax-Fraud c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-144e SAO PAULO (AP) — The federal police agency said Friday it has begun legal proceedings against companies allegedly involved in a fraud scheme that has cost Brazil's public coffers almost $2 billion in unpaid fines and taxes. 2 more Galileo satellites launched from French Guiana for EU Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:08:45 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2015/03/27/CB--French.Guiana-European.Satellites/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB--French.Guiana-European.Satellites c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-11da KOUROU, French Guiana (AP) — A rocket fired from French Guiana has launched two Galileo satellites for the European Space Agency as the European Union continues to expand its global navigation system. Brazil's economy barely avoided recession last year Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:53:39 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2015/03/27/LT--Brazil-Economy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Brazil-Economy c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-14fb RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's economy grew just 0.1 percent last year, barely keeping the country out of a recession, the government's statistics bureau said Friday. Northern Chile works to recover after floods kill 9 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:25:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2015/03/27/LT--Chile.Floods/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Chile.Floods c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-13b5 SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Communities in Chile's northern desert region dug houses and cars out of the mud and worked to reopen roads Friday after floods pummeled several cities and left nine people dead. Mexico march marks 6 months since 43 students disappeared Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:13:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2015/03/26/LT-Mexico-Violence/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Mexico-Violence c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-1993 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Parents of 43 missing students marked the six-month anniversary of their disappearance with a march of a few thousand supporters Thursday, urging fellow Mexicans not to abandon them but drawing far smaller numbers than rallies last year. Vatican sending diplomat to Obama summit with Latin America Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:20:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2015/03/26/LT-Panama-Vatican-Summit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Panama-Vatican-Summit c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-1855 PANAMA CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is sending a top emissary to a gathering between U.S. President Barack Obama and the leaders of Latin America. Argentine appeals court throws out case against president Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:22:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2015/03/26/LT-Argentina-Prosecutor-Killed/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Argentina-Prosecutor-Killed c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-18f2 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a case accusing President Cristina Fernandez and other top officials of a major cover-up deal with Iran, giving a victory of sorts to an administration that has been rocked by the mysterious death of the prosecutor who made the allegation. Mexico double-transplant patient eyes US humanitarian entry Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:30:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2015/03/26/LT--Mexico-Transplant.Visa/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Transplant.Visa c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-1d81 MEXICO CITY (AP) — A young Mexican man who is urgently trying to travel to the Mayo Clinic for a double-organ transplant has filed a third application for entry into the United States after twice being denied a visa. 2 US funds to invest $900 million in Mexican gas pipeline Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:21:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2015/03/26/LT--Mexico-Pipeline/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Pipeline c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-18b7 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's state-owned petroleum company Pemex has signed an agreement giving two investment funds a 45 percent stake in a natural gas pipeline in exchange for $900 million. Lawyer: Fugitive Colombian millionaire arrested in Spain Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:26:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2015/03/26/LT--Colombia-Fugitive.Businessman/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Colombia-Fugitive.Businessman c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-18f1 BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A lawyer for a fugitive Colombian millionaire at the center of the South American nation's biggest financial scandal says his client has been arrested in Spain. Cuba, US to launch human rights dialogue Tuesday Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:14:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2015/03/26/CB--Cuba-Human.Rights/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB--Cuba-Human.Rights c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-1a04 HAVANA (AP) — Cuba and the United States will debate human rights at a meeting in Washington on Tuesday in another sign of the thaw between the countries as they try to re-establish normal diplomatic relations after a 50-year freeze. Puerto Rico to receive world's 2 largest cruise ships in '16 Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:58:36 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2015/03/26/CB-Puerto-Rico-Cruise-Ships/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB-Puerto-Rico-Cruise-Ships c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-19be SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico is preparing to welcome the world's two largest cruise ships for the first time next year. Heavy rains cause flooding in usually bone-dry Chile desert Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:54:48 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2015/03/26/LT-Chile-Floods/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Chile-Floods c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-1dcd SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Communities in a desert region of northern Chile struggled Thursday to cope with rain-provoked flooding that has claimed the lives of at least seven people, knocked out power and cut off roadways. AP PHOTOS: Illegal logging, fear haunt remote Peru village Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:26:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2015/03/26/LT--Peru-Illegal.Logging-Photo.Gallery/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Peru-Illegal.Logging-Photo.Gallery c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-1d80 SAWETO, Peru (AP) — Illegal logging persists unabated in this remote Amazon community where four indigenous leaders who resisted it were slain in September, and the fear remains palpable. Young Mexican in need of transplant denied visa by the US Wed, 25 Mar 2015 22:34:40 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2015/03/25/LT--Mexico-Transplant.Visa/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Transplant.Visa c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-1fa4 HERMOSILLO, Mexico (AP) — A young Mexican who urgently needs a heart and liver transplant has twice been denied a U.S. visa to go to the Mayo Clinic for treatment, he and his family said Wednesday. US telecommunications delegation in Cuba for talks Wed, 25 Mar 2015 22:09:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2015/03/26/LT--Cuba-US.Delegation/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Cuba-US.Delegation c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-1e81 HAVANA (AP) — A delegation of U.S. telecommunication officials is in Havana to meet with their Cuban counterparts as part of talks to restore full diplomatic relations between the countries. Chile declares state of emergency in flood-hit desert region Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:38:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2015/03/25/LT--Chile-Floods/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Chile-Floods c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14c0f3bf79c:-1fc4 SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile's government declared a state of emergency for the Atacama desert region Wednesday after flooding from heavy rains blocked roads, caused power outages and affected some 600 people in the normally bone-dry region.