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  • Nicaragua wants more ocean territory, and neighbors are angry

    Nicaragua wants more ocean territory, and neighbors are angry
    MEXICO CITY — Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is making an expanded push for more territory in the Caribbean Sea, appealing to international jurisprudence and rankling many of his neighbors. Colombia was especially vocal, calling Nicaragua's...
  • Tomas Borge dies at 81; last living founder of Sandinista movement

    Tomas Borge dies at 81; last living founder of Sandinista movement
    MEXICO CITY — Tomas Borge, last living founder of Nicaragua's Sandinista movement and one of its most hard-line enforcers as it battled U.S.-backed forces for decades, has died. He was 81. In Nicaragua, the government of President Daniel Ortega...
  • President Hugo Chavez dies at 58; hero to Venezuela's poor

    President Hugo Chavez dies at 58; hero to Venezuela's poor
    CARACAS, Venezuela —Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, the charismatic socialist whose Bolivarian Revolution reduced poverty and galvanized anti-American sentiment across Latin America but left his nation deeply polarized and ever more dependent on...
  • Accused Mexican drug ring posing as media on trial in Nicaragua

     
    The 18 Mexicans said they were journalists from their country’s main television broadcaster, Televisa. They wore the company T-shirt, and the six vans they drove into Nicaragua bore the orange Televisa logo....
  • Former members of Mexico student movement join Televisa talk show

     
    MEXICO CITY -- They rallied and railed against the dominant media duopoly in Mexico during a crucial election campaign, but now former members of the student movement known as #YoSoy132 are set to appear on a new talk show produced by the Televisa...
  • U.S. to remove Iranian group Mujahedin Khalq from terrorist list

     
    WASHINGTON -- The small but influential Iranian exile group Mujahedin Khalq will be removed from the U.S. list of foreign terrorist organizations, a U.S. official said Friday, following a high-priced lobbying campaign claiming the controversial group...
  • Adolfo Calero dies at 80; tied to Iran-Contra scandal

    Adolfo Calero dies at 80; tied to Iran-Contra scandal
    MEXICO CITY — Adolfo Calero, a former Coca-Cola executive who led the largest anti-Sandinista Contra rebel force in 1980s Nicaragua and served as one of its most articulate lobbyists in Washington, has died. He was 80. Calero died Saturday night in...
  • Last day to tell the federal government to tighten rules on tiger ownership

     
    Terry Thompson, the Ohio man who set his wild animals loose before committing suicide, had 18 tigers in his menagerie. All were among the 49 animals killed by law enforcement officers grappling Tuesday night and Wednesday morning with the public......
  • Greeks in deal on new government in bid to save bailout, euro

     
    Greece’s ruling Socialists and opposition conservatives agreed to form a unity government Sunday after a week of political turmoil that threatened to push the country into bankruptcy and out of Europe’s single currency. Embattled Greek Prime...
  • Elections in Nicaragua, Guatemala underscore threats to democracy

     
    Elections in Guatemala and Nicaragua: Voters on Sunday were choosing presidents in Guatemala and Nicaragua, two Central American countries where democracy has been dramatically weakened by violence and political abuse....
  • Iranian president expected to visit Latin America

     
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad plans a tour of South and Central America beginning Sunday. He is expected to visit Venezuela, Nicaragua, Cuba and Ecuador....