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Another Guatemalan Courier Package Found to be Loaded with Cocaine, 5th in Five Weeks

After nearly a three-week break, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recorded another cocaine seizure from parcels that a Guatemalan courier brought to Washington Dulles International Airport Thursday night. continue reading »

Colombian VP, Angelino Garzon, Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer

Colombian Vice President Angelino Garzon said Monday that doctors overseeing his recovery from a stroke in June have detected a small cancer in his prostate gland. continue reading »

At Least 5 Killed in Honduran Nightclub over Drug Dispute

At least five people were gunned down Sunday in a fight over drugs at a nightclub in San Pedro Sula, a city in northern Honduras, police said. continue reading »

Fidel Castro Seen in Public for First Time Since Rumors of His Emminent Death Surfaced

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro met with former Venezuelan Vice President Elias Jaua in Havana and later accompanied him to the Hotel Nacional in his first public appearance in months and amid rumors about his health. continue reading »

Trade with Latin America a Priority for Obama If Reelected

President Barack Obama will continue to push for strengthening trade and public security in Latin America if he is reelected on Nov. 6, the top U.S. envoy to the region said Thursday. continue reading »

Gunbattle in Dominican Republic Between German Citizen and Police Leaves 1 Dead and 3 Injured

A German citizen was killed and three police officers wounded Wednesday in a gunbattle in the northern coastal town of Sosua, Dominican authorities said. continue reading »

President Felipe Calderon Meets with His Successor to Discuss Mexico’s Economic Challenges

President Felipe Calderon and President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto held their fourth meeting as part of the transition process and discussed Mexico's economic situation and challenges continue reading »

Five-Year Moratorium on Guatemala-to-U.S. Adoptions Ends, 1st Adoption Occurs

Guatemala has authorized the first adoption of a Guatemalan child by a U.S. family after a five-year moratorium to investigate alleged corruption and irregularities in the process, officials said Monday. continue reading »

Mexico City Armored Car Robbery Leaves 3 Dead

Three people, including two suspected robbers and a security guard, died when armed subjects tried to rob an armored car Monday at a shopping center in Mexico City, a Federal District Public Safety Secretariat spokesman told Efe. continue reading »

U.S. Cargo Ship Seized in Venezuela Accused of Trafficking Weapons, American Consulate Investigating

Venezuelan authorities are holding a U.S.-flagged cargo vessel in the port city of Maracaibo and have arrested the ship's captain, an American diplomatic source told Efe on Friday. continue reading »

Mexico’s Top Court Confirms Enrique Peña Nieto Presidential Victory

Mexico's top electoral court unanimously struck down a leftist coalition's bid to invalidate the July 1 presidential election, a ruling that clears the way for Enrique Peña Nieto to be sworn in as the country's next head of state. continue reading »

OLYMPICS 2012:  Venezuelan Gold Medalist Ruben Limardo Given Hero’s Welcome Back Home

Thousands of Venezuelans turned out on Monday to welcome home Ruben Limardo after he won the gold medal in fencing at the London Olympic Games, the country's first Olympic medal since 1968. continue reading »