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Gold Cup semifinals set: United States vs. Jamaica; Mexico vs. Haiti
Soccer
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Soccer
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Gold Cup semifinals set: United States vs. Jamaica; Mexico vs. Haiti

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 1, 2019

Costa Rica's Gold Cup run ended in the quarterfinals as La Sele was eliminated by Mexico via penalty-kick shootout. Despite the result, the Mexico game marked perhaps…

Mexican airline offers one-dollar flights to returning migrants
Immigration
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Immigration
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Mexican airline offers one-dollar flights to returning migrants

AFP - June 21, 2019

A Mexican airline is offering one-dollar flights to undocumented migrants wishing to return to Costa Rica, El Salvador and Guatemala as the country struggles to curb arrivals…

Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ found guilty by NY jury
Drug trafficking
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Drug trafficking
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Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ found guilty by NY jury

AFP / Laura Bonilla Cal - February 12, 2019

Mexican mobster Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán was found guilty Tuesday by a New York jury of crimes spanning a quarter of a century as head of one…

Latin America and Caribbean is world’s most violent region, study says
Crime
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Crime
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Latin America and Caribbean is world’s most violent region, study says

AFP / Paulina Abramamovich - December 1, 2018

Latin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region on the planet, accounting for 39 percent of the world's murders, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) said…

Help wanted: Tijuana offers Central American migrants a job
Central America
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Central America
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Help wanted: Tijuana offers Central American migrants a job

AFP / Yemeli Ortega - November 23, 2018

They're not just migrants, they're builders, cooks, painters and seamstresses: the caravan of Central Americans gathering at the U.S. border boasts an attractive workforce and Tijuana, their…

Mexico opens border to women and children from migrant caravan
Honduras
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Honduras
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Mexico opens border to women and children from migrant caravan

AFP - October 20, 2018

Mexican authorities on Saturday allowed dozens of women and children from the Honduran migrant caravan to pass into its territory, the country's ambassador to Guatemala said. Luis…

Leftist ‘AMLO’ sweeps to Mexican presidency
Latin America
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Latin America
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Leftist ‘AMLO’ sweeps to Mexican presidency

AFP - July 3, 2018

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – Anti-establishment leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador swept to victory in Mexico's presidential election Sunday, in a political sea change driven by voters' anger…

Benefit concerts for Guatemala to take place in Costa Rica, Mexico
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Benefit concerts for Guatemala to take place in Costa Rica, Mexico

The Tico Times - June 21, 2018

On Sunday, Costa Rica and Mexico will host simultaneous concerts to benefit the victims of the Fuego Volcano eruption in Guatemala on June 3, which caused the deaths…

US, Mexico and Canada win race to host 2026 World Cup
World Cup 2026
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World Cup 2026
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US, Mexico and Canada win race to host 2026 World Cup

Guy Jackson / AFP - June 13, 2018

The United States, Mexico and Canada will host the 2026 World Cup after easily beating underdogs Morocco in a vote of FIFA member nations in Moscow on…

2018: A big year for Latin American elections
Latin America
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Latin America
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2018: A big year for Latin American elections

by Tupac Pointu/AFP - December 29, 2017

MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY – Next year will be a big election year for Latin America, a region where democracy in many countries is only decades young, and where…