The Associated Press

The Latest: UN Calls for Dialogue in Venezuela Standoff

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on Venezuela’s political crisis (all times local).

  • Mar 4, 2019
  • 12:47 PM

The Latest: Venezuela’s Guaidó Will Meet VP Pence in Bogotá

CÚCUTA, COLOMBIA (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):

  • Feb 23, 2019
  • 8:55 PM

Nevada Woman Is the 6th to Accuse Arias of Sexual Misconduct

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS — Carina Black said in interviews this week that the Nobel Peace Prize winner and former Costa Rican President boxed her in against a wall inside an elevator at the university in 1998 and then tried to kiss her.

  • Feb 14, 2019
  • 12:32 PM

Despite El Chapo Arrest, Powerful Sinaloa Cartel Marches On

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS — Those heaping bags of fentanyl and plastic tubs of crystal meth, heroin and cocaine offer no sign that the cartel has been weakened, lost sway over its traditional territory in northwestern Mexico or seen its international reach curtailed by the loss of its notorious leader.

  • Feb 13, 2019
  • 12:37 PM

US Refiner Citgo Emerges as Key to Venezuela’s Power Battle

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS — The Houston-based refining company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Venezuelan state-owned oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA, known by its acronym PDVSA.

  • Feb 9, 2019
  • 2:10 PM

Migrant Caravan Detained in Old Factory, Across From Texas

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS — The caravan is the first in recent months to head toward Texas instead of California.

  • Feb 7, 2019
  • 5:29 PM

Venezuela’s Dueling Political Movements Each Push Elections

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS — The struggle for power resurged this year when congress leader Juan Guaidó declared himself interim president, saying Nicolás Maduro’s re-election in May was fraudulent.

  • Feb 7, 2019
  • 8:37 AM

Judge Approves Massive Puerto Rico Debt Restructuring Deal

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS — The agreement involves more than $17 billion worth of government bonds backed by a sales-and-use tax.

  • Feb 4, 2019
  • 5:27 PM

European Nations Raise Pressure on Venezuela’s Maduro

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS — Maduro, for his part, stood defiant, accusing the United States of preparing a coup in the South American country and rejecting a U.S.-backed effort to send emergency food and medicine into his country.

  • Feb 4, 2019
  • 9:36 AM

Venezuela’s Guaidó Urges Military Defections Amid Protests

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS: Speaking from behind a podium decorated with Venezuela’s presidential seal, Juan Guaidó told supporters he would keep his opposition movement in the streets until President Nicolás Maduro stopped “usurping” the presidency.

  • Feb 3, 2019
  • 3:32 PM

ICE Force-Feeding Detainees on Hunger Strike

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says 11 detainees at the El Paso Processing Center have been refusing food, some for more than 30 days.

  • Jan 31, 2019
  • 8:42 AM

Mexico Won’t Accept Minors Awaiting US Asylum Claims

National Immigration Institute Commissioner Tonatiuh Guillén said the country will accept only asylum seekers aged 18 to 60 at El Chaparral.

  • Jan 29, 2019
  • 12:33 PM

Venezuela Allows US Diplomats to Stay, Defusing Showdown

The Foreign Ministry issued a statement saying Maduro’s government was suspending the expulsion to provide a 30-day window for negotiating with U.S. officials about setting up a “U.S. interests office” in Venezuela and a similar Venezuelan office in the United States.

  • Jan 27, 2019
  • 10:19 AM

Venezuelan Showdown Moves to UN

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed the meeting ahead of Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza and other council members.

  • Jan 26, 2019
  • 10:37 AM

The Latest: Russia Says US Moves in Venezuela ‘Unacceptable’

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local).

  • Jan 25, 2019
  • 1:13 PM

Top Venezuela Military Brass Vow to Back Maduro Amid Unrest

A half-dozen generals belonging largely to district commands and with direct control over thousands of troops joined the Venezuelan president in accusing the United States of meddling in the country’s affairs.

  • Jan 24, 2019
  • 3:51 PM

The Latest: Venezuelan Soldiers on Air to Back Maduro

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela for Thursday, January 24 (all times local).

  • Jan 24, 2019
  • 10:04 AM

The Latest: Venezuelan Lawyers Seeking Protection for Guaidó

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on nationwide protests in Venezuela (all times local).

  • Jan 23, 2019
  • 1:43 PM

Pope Visit to Central America Highlights Church Ministry to Migrants

The Argentine-born son of Italian immigrants has long held the issue dear to his heart and has signaled that it will be a central theme during the trip.

  • Jan 22, 2019
  • 3:04 PM

AP Exclusive: Vatican Knew of Argentine Bishop Misconduct

The Vatican received information in 2015 and 2017 that Gustavo Zanchetta had taken naked selfies, exhibited “obscene” behavior and had been accused of misconduct with seminarians.

  • Jan 20, 2019
  • 2:21 PM