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US promises shift from military focus in Latin America

The United States has focused too much on security over other assistance in Latin America, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday.

Nicaragua among ‘worst dictatorships’: top EU official

Nicaragua is "one of the worst dictatorships in the world" with its President Daniel Ortega and his wife Rosario Murillo preparing "fake elections" to stay in power, the EU's foreign policy chief said Monday.

New Honduras airport to replace one of world’s most dangerous

Toncontín is considered one of the most dangerous airports in the world.

Relatives of opponents imprisoned in Nicaragua say mistreatment persists

Ortega, 75, in power since 2007, is seeking his fourth consecutive term, with no rivals to put his reelection at risk.

Blinken to highlight democracy on Latin America trip

It will be Blinken's third visit to Latin America since the Biden administration took office in January after stops in Mexico and Costa Rica.

U.S. bets on Latin America to counter China’s influence

The United States is exploring public works investment projects to counter China's influence in the region.

Nearly 19,000 kids crossed dangerous Darien Gap in 2021: UN

A record of almost 19,000 children have crossed the dangerous Darien Gap jungle between Colombia and Panama this year en route to the United States

Guatemala police find 126 migrants in shipping container

Guatemalan police said Saturday they had rescued 126 mostly Haitian migrants abandoned inside a shipping container as they hoped to travel to Mexico and...

From fear to freedom: Mexico’s abortion reforms

When Fernanda Garcia went to hospital with pain and bleeding after taking medication to end her pregnancy, a nurse threatened to report her and...

Latin America no stranger to Church sexual abuse allegations

Latin America has not been immune from allegations of the sexual abuse of minors perpetrated by priests and those within the Catholic Church.
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Covid in Costa Rica: New cases, hospitalizations & deaths dropping

Covid in Costa Rica: New cases, hospitalizations & deaths dropping
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