AP - ap.online.regional.latin.america.caribbean http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.regional.latin.america.caribbean News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:45:07 -0400 Argentina defends plan to pay creditors outside US Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:37:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/08/20/LT--Argentina-Default/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Argentina-Default c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:c20 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina will make its next round of scheduled debt payments, the economy minister said Wednesday as he defended a new plan to pay creditors locally and avoid the jurisdiction of a U.S. court that forced the country into default last month. Head of Guatemalan military dies in chopper crash Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:54:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/08/20/LT--Guatemala-General.Dies/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Guatemala-General.Dies c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:dda GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The Guatemalan government says the head of its joint chiefs of staff has died in a helicopter crash near the border with Mexico. US warns travelers of canceled Venezuela flights Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:17:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/08/20/LT--Venezuela-Airline.Crisis/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Venezuela-Airline.Crisis c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:cfa CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Come to Venezuela and you might get a longer trip than you bargained for. US names Hondurans to drug kingpin list Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:49:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/08/20/LT--Honduras-Drug.KIngpins/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Honduras-Drug.KIngpins c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:d65 TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department has imposed financial sanctions on three Honduran men, three coffee companies and a cattle and dairy operation under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act. AP PHOTOS: Peruvian nurse cares for 175 sick cats Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:30:32 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/08/20/LT-Peru-Cat-Hospice-Photo-Gallery/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Peru-Cat-Hospice-Photo-Gallery c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:aab LIMA, Peru (AP) — At her job, Maria Torero cares for sick human beings. At home, she lavishes love on slowly dying cats — 175 of them at last count. Press groups urge probe of Honduras reporter slay Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:03:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/08/20/LT-Honduras-Journalist-Killed/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Honduras-Journalist-Killed c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:a0e TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Press freedom groups on Tuesday urged Honduran authorities to thoroughly investigate the slaying of a broadcast journalist who was shot to death outside his home last week. Gunmen kill 9 in attack inside morgue in Honduras Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:23:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/08/19/LT--Honduras-Morgue.Massacre/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Honduras-Morgue.Massacre c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:978 TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — A Honduran official says gunmen attacked a family retrieving a body from a state morgue in the city of San Pedro Sula, killing seven of the dead man's relatives and two bystanders. Mexico says mine firm lied about chemical spill Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:07:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/08/19/LT-Mexico-Mining-Spill/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Mexico-Mining-Spill c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:8b4 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's top environmental official said Tuesday that a mining company lied about a spill of millions of gallons of acids and heavy metals that contaminated two rivers and a dam downstream. A Castro breaks tradition with 'no' vote in Cuba Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:37:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/08/19/CB--Cuba-Voting.No/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_CB--Cuba-Voting.No c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:4d4 HAVANA (AP) — Yet another revolutionary tradition has been broken in Cuba: A lawmaker voted "no" in parliament. Mexico files complaint against mine in acid spill Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:23:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/08/19/LT-Mexico-Mining-Spill/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Mexico-Mining-Spill c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:41f MEXICO CITY (AP) — Environmental authorities filed a criminal complaint Monday against a copper mine that spilled 10 million gallons (40,000 cubic meters) of acids into two rivers that supply water to tens of thousands of people in northern Mexico. Honduras takes 42 properties for alleged drug ties Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:36:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/08/18/LT--Honduras-Drugs/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Honduras-Drugs c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:3d6 TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduran authorities say they have seized 42 properties that belong to an alleged drug-trafficking family with links to Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel. AP PHOTOS: Ecuador picks its best pork roaster Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:45:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/08/18/LT-Ecuador-Pork-Roasting-Contest-Photo-Gallery/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Ecuador-Pork-Roasting-Contest-Photo-Gallery c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:394 RIOBAMBA, Ecuador (AP) — Thousands of Ecuadoreans crowded into a city park Monday to watch experts decide an issue of overriding national importance — who makes the country's best roasted pork. Mexico to offer $4.9 billion in electric projects Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:29:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/08/18/LT--Mexico-Energy.Reform/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Energy.Reform c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:26a MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico says it expects to put out for bid $4.9 billion in electrical generation and natural gas pipeline projects as part of the opening of the nation's state-run energy sector. Brazil: Socialist pres. hopeful surges in polls Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:06:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/08/18/LT-Brazil-Presidential-Poll/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Brazil-Presidential-Poll c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:11c RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The politician chosen to replace the Brazilian Socialist Party presidential candidate who died in a plane crash has surged in a poll measuring voters' intentions. Mexico female jockeys vie for spot in horse racing Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:06:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/08/18/LT-Mexico-Female-Jockeys/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Mexico-Female-Jockeys c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-e2 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Elisabeth Garrido stacks bales of hay into the shape of a horse, straps reins around a mock head and sets off on an imaginary but energetic ride, whipping the hay with a riding crop. AP PHOTOS: Mexico track seen as step for US career Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:04:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/08/18/LT-Mexico-Horse-Racing-Photo-Gallery/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT-Mexico-Horse-Racing-Photo-Gallery c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-eb MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's only major horse racetrack comes to life at 5 a.m. each day as hundreds of stable workers begin to take the 1,400 racehorses out of their stalls and gallop them around the track before washing and feeding them. Mexico: River spill to keep 88 schools closed Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:46:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/08/17/LT--Mexico-Mining.Spill/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Mexico-Mining.Spill c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-19f MEXICO CITY (AP) — Eighty-eight schools in a northern Mexico state will not open Monday along with the rest of the country because of the danger of water contaminated by the spill of 10 million gallons (40,000 cubic meters) of acids from a copper mine into two rivers this month. Chilean military chief who followed Pinochet dies Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:44:47 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/08/17/LT--Chile-Military.Chief/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Chile-Military.Chief c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-23d SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Ricardo Izurieta, the general who succeeded dictator Augusto Pinochet as head of Chile's military, died Sunday at age 71. Mexican billionaire offers advice for Latinos Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:00:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/08/17/US-Carlos-Slim-Catholic-Conference/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_US-Carlos-Slim-Catholic-Conference c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-229 HOUSTON (AP) — Increasing workers' earning power and offering Latino-owned companies easier access to funding that can be used for growth and expansion can help improve the social and economic status of Latinos in the U.S. and throughout Latin America, Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim told a group of religious and community leaders Sunday. Brazil party replacing candidate who died in crash Sat, 16 Aug 2014 19:42:55 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/latinamerica/2014/08/16/LT--Brazil-Presidential.Candidate.Dies/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_latinamerica_LT--Brazil-Presidential.Candidate.Dies c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-5ce SAO PAULO (AP) — Leaders of a Brazilian party that lost its presidential candidate in a plane crash have chosen his running mate to stand in his place, officials said Saturday, creating a new challenge to President Dilma Rousseff's re-election.