The Associated Press
LIMA, Peru (AP) — A hodgepodge of mostly centrist parties led early results in Peru’s election Sunday to replace the 130-seat congress dissolved by President Martín Vizcarra in his campaign to extinguish pervasive corruption.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A four-day pilgrimage by family members of murdered or missing Mexicans culminated in a tense confrontation in the capital’s main square Sunday as supporters of Mexico’s president hurled insults at the families—including dozens of Mormons with dual U.S.-citizenship.
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra urged citizens to “show love” for their country and vote Sunday for a new slate of legislators nearly four months after his polemical decision to dissolve Congress.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Several hundred feminist activists warmed up with chants Saturday next to a monument to murdered Mexican women before filling a street in the capital and dousing female police officers with red paint.
Defenders of migrants’ rights say rescues typically don’t involve spraying those being rescued with pepper spray. Those requiring rescue usually don’t run away from their rescuers.
OSAGE, Iowa (AP) — As Joe Biden wrapped a bus tour of Iowa this week, the elderly crowd gathered at VFW Hall 7920 was a stark reminder of the former vice president’s struggle to attract young people.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hundreds of crime victims and their relatives began a four-day march to Mexico City Thursday to protest a wave of killings and disappearances that left 35,588 people dead in 2019.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — In one of the first cases of its kind, a court in El Salvador ordered a man held in jail Thursday pending trial on charges he promoted the formation of a migrant caravan.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hundreds of people joined a protest Thursday organized by Puerto Rican singer René Pérez of Calle 13 fame in a demonstration reminiscent of those that ousted the island’s former governor last year. Anger is growing over emergency aid that until recently sat unused in a warehouse amid ongoing earthquakes.
FRONTERA HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants were hauled onto buses by Mexican national guardsmen and immigration agents after crossing into the country early Thursday and walking for hours along a rural highway.
CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants crossed the river into Mexico from Guatemala Thursday after a dayslong standoff with security forces.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nine parents who were deported as the Trump administration separated thousands of migrant families landed back into the U.S. late Wednesday to reunite with children they had not seen in a year and a half.
TECÚN UMÁN, Guatemala (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants stranded in Guatemala on Wednesday were weighing limited options as to how to make it into Mexico, guarded by troops with riot shields and immigration agents.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition leader said Wednesday that he wants the European Union to broaden sanctions against members of the Venezuelan government as a way to push toward free presidential elections in the country.
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — A man with a sledgehammer pounded at the bust of his country’s former leader adorning a huge sports stadium that his government had built and named after the then long-reigning president. Ministers from the current government applauded as the head came down.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Prosecutors accused U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald on Tuesday of involvement in hacking the phones of Brazilian officials involved in a corruption investigation, though Brazil’s high court had blocked investigations of the journalist or his Brazil-based news outlet in relation to the case.
CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants who waded across a river into Mexico in hopes of eventually reaching the U.S. were sent back to their homeland or retreated across the border Tuesday after Mexican troops blocked their way.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Some Venezuelans care little about the calls from political leaders, others say they are ready to give their lives to defend their starkly opposed political positions.
This week, readiness preparation will continue for U.S. forces as they take part in a multinational training exercise in Colombia. On Thursday, 75 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division will team up with their Colombian counterparts for training both on the ground and in the air.
CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants waded across the Suchiate River into southern Mexico on Monday in a new test of U.S. President Donald Trump’s Central America strategy to keep them away from the U.S. border.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the seaside governor’s mansion and Capitol building on Monday to demand the U.S. territory’s leader resignation and to protest the recent discovery of apparently forgotten disaster supplies amid continuing earthquakes.