Fuel Shortages the New Normal in Venezuela as Oil Industry Unravels

VALENCIA/CARACAS —  With chronic shortages of basic goods afflicting her native Venezuela, Veronica Perez used to drive from supermarket to supermarket in her grey Chevrolet

Elon Musk's 'Teslaquila' Faces Clash With Mexican Tequila Industry

MEXICO CITY —  Tesla co-founder Elon Musk and Mexico’s tequila producers could be headed for a collision after the agave-based drink’s industry group opposed the

Former Honduran Leader Criticizes Brother's Prosecution

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS —  Former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo said Tuesday that the Central American country’s current government was trampling his honor by bringing corruption cases

Trial of Drug Kingpin 'El Chapo' Begins in New York  

Opening statements have begun in the high-security trial of notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in Brooklyn, N.Y. Assistant U.S. Attorney Adam Fels

Bolsonaro Picks Army General as Brazil Defense Minister

BRASILIA —  Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro appointed retired army General Fernando Azevedo e Silva as defense minister on Tuesday, adding another former military officer to

Colombia Opens Camp for Venezuela Migrants as Exodus Swells

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA —  Colombian authorities moved homeless Venezuelan migrants to a soccer field filled with yellow tents and cots Tuesday, as the number of migrants

US Hardens Border at Tijuana to Prepare for Migrant Caravan

GUADALAJARA, MEXICO —  The U.S. government said it was starting work on Tuesday to “harden” the border crossing from Tijuana, Mexico, to prepare for the

Nicaragua: Anti-govt. Protests Caused $1B in Economic Damages

MANAGUA —  Nicaragua’s government said on Monday that the economic damages from protests against President Daniel Ortega between April and July amounted to almost $1

Migrant Caravan Moving to Western Mexico City of Guadalajara

IRAPUATO, MEXICO —  Several thousand Central American migrants marked a month on the road Monday as they hitched rides to the western Mexico city of

Bolsonaro: Brazil Pension Reform Legislation Unlikely in 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO —  Brazil’s Congress is unlikely to pass pension reform legislation this year, far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday, a blow to

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