Category Archives: Latin America

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Migrant crisis hangs over Costa Rican president's visit to Cuba

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) – Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis arrived in Cuba on Sunday with plans to increase trade overshadowed by what to do with nearly 5,000…

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Cuba returns U.S. fugitive in sign of renewed diplomacy

By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) – An American man wanted on firearms charges was brought back from Cuba on Tuesday, marking the first fugitive returned since the two nations restored…

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French official: Final text of global climate accord expected within hours

LE BOURGET, France – The final text of an international pact to fight global warming was expected to be released within hours, a French official said early Saturday, after negotiators…

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Frankie Edgar knocks out Chad Mendes in first round of UFC featherweight battle

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Frankie (The Answer) Edgar earned another title shot by knocking out Chad (Money) Mendes in the first round of a main event battle of elite featherweight…

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France takes on Romania at Euro 2016 opener, defending champion Spain faces Czechs in 1st test

PARIS – Defending champion Spain begins its quest for a third straight European Championship title against the Czech Republic, while host France moreover escaped with a relatively unthreatening group in…

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Mexico's migrants in focus for pope's first visit

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis will end his first visit to Mexico next year with a large Mass at the fairgrounds in the border town of Ciudad Juarez, church…

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Rio water concerns overblown, says Canadian Olympic team's chief medic

Like many, Bob McCormack was shocked in late July when he read reports of high viral levels of sewage contamination in all the Olympic water venues in Rio de Janeiro,…

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Sweet: Canadian beekeepers happy about increased production, number of hives

EDMONTON – The Canadian beekeeping industry is buzzing over new numbers that show honey production is up to its highest level in nine years. New figures from Statistics Canada show…

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Brazil's top court suspends impeachment of Rousseff

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil's Supreme Court suspended impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff until it rules on the validity of a secret ballot that stacked a congressional…

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Shadowy, well-organized South America hacker group targeting dissidents, journalists

LIMA, Peru – A shadowy cyber-espionage group that sent malware to the prosecutor whose mysterious death transfixed Argentina early this year has been hitting targets in left-leaning nations across South…

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