Americas

FILE - A Cuban man wearing a T-shirt with the U.S. flag walks along a street in Havana, Jan. 16, 2015.

Embassy Reopenings Top Americans' List in Cuba Talks

Cuba has said it will be linking embassy issue to whether US drops it from State Department's list of sponsors of terrorism More

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner speaks in Casa Rosada government house in Buenos Aires, Jan. 30, 2015.

Argentina Passes Bill to Revamp Spy Agency After Prosecutor's Death

President Cristina Fernandez says new state security body will be more accountable but government opponents say legislation does little more than change name of spy agency More

FILE - U.S. officials Roberta Jacobson (R) and Jeffrey DeLaurentis attend negotiations with Cuban officials, in Havana, Cuba, Jan. 22, 2015.

US, Cuba Set for 2nd Round of Talks on Diplomatic Ties

Negotiations in Washington, which follow initial meeting in Havana in January, to include discussion on reopening embassies More

President Barack Obama speaks during a town hall meeting on immigration with journalist Jose Diaz-Balart at Florida International University in Miami, Feb. 25, 2015.

Obama Defends Immigration Plan

During Town Hall at Spanish language station Telemundo in Miami, US president insists he was within his rights to protect undocumented immigrants from deportation More

Video Trade, Travel, More at Stake When US-Cuba Talks Resume

Cuban market is small, but it's one that many American companies want access to, observers note More


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Vatican: Pope's Mexico Remark Not Meant to Offend

Expression 'avoiding Mexicanization' was used by Pope Francis in strictly private email reply to Argentinian friend
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Argentine Spy in Nisman Case Accused of Smuggling

Government says Antonio Stiusso secretly imported metric tons of unidentified goods whose destination remains unknown
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Colombian Police Seize 3.3 Tons of Cocaine Near Panama Border

Drugs, belonging to Usuga Clan crime gang and valued at some $90M, discovered in a jungle region, according to head of national police
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Florida Companies Push US to License Ferry Services to Cuba

Once-popular ferry service between Florida and Cuba stopped in the early 1960s when communist Fidel Castro took power
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Venezuela Teen Killed During Anti-Government Protest

Tensions rise in Venezuela amid economic crisis and government crackdown on political opposition
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Brazil's Savings Target is $28B, Lawmaker Says

One government official's report on the plan suggests that tax increases are likely to be part of an effort to reach a surplus of 66 billion reais
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Chile Ministry of Defense Website Hacked by Apparent ISIS Supporters

Homepage replaced Monday night by page entitled 'Hacked' that gave user name "Sadam Husein" and said in English: 'Sorry Admin Because Your Site Security is Low WE aRe ISIS'
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