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World Dec 01Leftist opposition candidate wins Honduran presidential vote after rival concedes
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduras’ ruling party conceded defeat Tuesday in presidential elections held two days earlier, giving victory to leftist opposition candidate Xiomara Castro and easing fears of another contested vote and violent protests. Tegucigalpa Mayor Nasry Asfura, presidential…
World Aug 26U.S. pledges more aid to earthquake victims in Haiti
The United States pledged another $32 million in aid to the victims of Haiti's 7.2-magnitude earthquake Thursday, as the country's interim prime minister defended his government's response.
World Jun 07Mexico president appears to hold key majority in elections
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's party and its allies appeared poised to maintain their majority in Mexico's lower chamber of the congress. But initial election results showed they fell short of a supermajority.
Nation Mar 06U.S. gives hope to previously denied asylum seekers in camp
The new opening for people previously denied came as Mexican authorities worked to close the improvised camp along the banks of the Rio Grande, across the border from Brownsville, Texas, that has housed thousands of asylum seekers over the more…
World Jan 25Mexican president tests positive for COVID-19
Mexico's director of epidemiology, said the 67-year-old had a "light" case of COVID-19 and was "isolating at home." Interior Secretary Olga Sanchez Cordero says he's still working as president.
Education Jan 22Mexico looks to reopen schools in just one of its states
The federal government is working closely with authorities in the Gulf state and plans to vaccinate as many as 20,000 school staff between Saturday and Tuesday.
Politics Jan 21World leaders hope for renewed cooperation with U.S. under Biden
World leaders welcomed into their ranks the new U.S. President Joe Biden, noting their most pressing problems that require multilateral cooperation, an approach his predecessor Donald Trump ridiculed.
World Jul 07Mexico president heads to Washington for meeting with Trump
Trump has insulted them, threatened crippling tariffs to strongarm Mexico into an uncomfortable role in U.S. immigration policy and insisted they will pay for the border wall.
World Jul 01Despite COVID-19 surge, Mexico avoids overwhelmed hospitals
Mexico’s health system has so far not been overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic, mostly because the country chose early on to invest in expanding hospital beds.
World May 22Surge of new infections show virus accelerating across Latin America
The coronavirus pandemic accelerated across Latin America on Friday, bringing a surge of new infections and deaths, even as curves flattened and reopening was underway in much of Europe, Asia and the United States.