Latin America And Caribbean
QUITO, Ecuador - A lawyer for Ecuadorean police officers under investigation for last week's uprising that led to five deaths said Friday that his clients are being swept up in a "witch hunt." Attorney Patricio Armijos, who is representing more than 50 agents, said the legal process is plagued with imprecisions and based on suspicions.
GUATEMALA CITY - The United States won't participate in Guatemala's pilot adoption program.
HARTFORD, Conn. - Michael Melia, a correspondent for The Associated Press in San Juan, Puerto Rico, has been named administrative correspondent for the news cooperative in Hartford, where he will oversee news operations in Connecticut.
QUITO, Ecuador - Ecuador's interior minister says 46 police officers have been detained for alleged participation in the police revolt against President Rafael Correa that claimed five lives.
HAVANA - When Fidel Castro suddenly decided to shed his trademark olive green military fatigues and don street clothes in public for the first time in 35 years, a white guayabera shirt over blue slacks is what he put on.
- Spain wants to question Colombian rebels
- Brazil clown may be barred from Congress
- Venezuela denies any link to Basque militants
- Huge drug cash seizure in Colombia, official says
- Foreign buyers see big opportunity in housing bust
- Chavez: Civilian militia should be armed full-time
- USVI worker accused of selling gov't patrol boat
- US charges ABB subsidiary for Mexico dealings
- Castro address tens of thousands for over an hour
- FARC pays tribute to leader killed in air attack
- Literacy test dims clown's bid for Brazil congress
- Dominican, Haitian killed in race-fueled dispute
- Zimbabwe's president cancels Ecuador trip
- Chavez urges peace in Colombia after rebel's death
- Peru water protests halt Cuzco flights
- Obama praises Colombia in wake of rebel's death
- Nicaraguan official found with throat slit in NYC
- Petrobras set to price biggest share offer
- PR extends deadline for voiding birth certificates
- Wife of detained US contractor visits him in Cuba
- Colombia: No. 2 rebel commander killed
- Presidents come to support Shakira at NYC show
- Mexico photographer, Argentina reporter win awards
- Fidel Castro meets with Japanese activists
- Man in Brazil amasses $259K in traffic fines
- Correction: Drug War-Mexico story
- Colombia: 3 share $500K for tips on bombed rebels
- Temporary rail service halt to Machu Picchu
- Jimmy the painting chimp draws hordes to Rio zoo
- Cuban minister recalls NY Malcolm X-Castro meeting
- Colombia military kills 22 rebels near border
- Colombian military claims to kill 22 rebels
- The Isabel Allendes visit trapped miners' families
- Gunmen kill 7 in bar in Mexican border city
- Caterpillar sales accelerate across the globe