Venezuelans keep arriving in Texas, with or without temporary protected status
Although not all Venezuelans will benefit from the recently announced Temporary Protected Status granted by the Biden administration, many who continue to arrive in the country in search of a better future are choosing North Texas to settle and restart their lives.
Diesel lacking for Cuba drivers as fuel used for electricity
Some drivers have been lining up for days — occasionally even more than a week — to fill up with diesel in Cuba. Officials there apparently have been sending scarce fuel to power generation plants rather than fuel stations for vehicles.
Bank of Canada hikes rate to 2.5% in bid to crush inflation
The Bank of Canada hiked interest rates by a full percentage point, a surprise move that supercharges efforts to withdraw stimulus amid fears four-decade-high inflation is becoming entrenched.
Harris to discuss migration with Mexican President ahead of his Biden visit
Harris will outline the administration’s efforts to address the root causes of migration from Central America and advance cooperation on development assistance.
Chile writes a woke constitution. Are Chileans ready for it?
It’s a charter propelled by left-leaning millennials and built for a modern nation led by one. Polls show the voters are poised to reject it.
Argentina has new economy minister after abrupt resignation
Argentina got a new economy minister late Sunday, a day after the abrupt resignation of her predecessor shook the governing coalition at a time it was already facinga crisis of unity.
Famine threatens wide swaths of the world, now worsened by Ukraine war
The number of people facing starvation more than doubled in just the last two years, to 345 million, according to United Nations figures.
With Roe overturned, Canada could become an abortion destination
The Bloor West Village Women's Clinic in Toronto has had very few American patients, despite advertising its abortion services internationally. That may be about to change.
US abortion decision ‘horrific’ and ‘appalling,’ world leaders say
The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade — and revoke the constitutional right to an abortion — has triggered widespread condemnation outside the United States.
Mexican researcher gets 4 years in prison for spying for Russia in Fla.
Prosecutors said Hector Alejandro Cabrera Fuentes, 36, born and raised in southern Mexico, was recruited by an alleged Russian government official to gather information about an informant living in Florida.
Bigger than Mariel: 140,000 Cubans have arrived at US borders since October
Just in the past two years, the number of Cubans who left the country has jumped from 14,015 in 2020 to 140,602 by May this year, according to data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Former US Marine jailed in Venezuela attempts suicide, is hospitalized in Caracas
Matthew Heath, who the State Department says has been jailed under “specious” charges, is currently stable after being treated for wounds on his left arm.
Coast Guard returns 45 migrants to Cuba after they were stopped off the Florida Keys
The U.S. Coast Guard sent 45 people back to Cuba on Sunday after stopping them off the Florida Keys last week.
Will one of Guatemala’s last independent judges be forced to flee, too?
Judge Miguel Ángel Gálvez's reputation for independence amid criticism and threats in Guatemala has drawn praise from the US, which sees anticorruption efforts in Central America as crucial to reducing migration. But nothing, he said, prepared him for the attacks he has faced in recent weeks.
US sees perils for Russian influence in Americas if Ukraine war drags on
The fates of Russia’s military contracts with Peru, Bolivia and Brazil have grown precarious, with the United States sanctioning Russia’s defense industry and Moscow shoring up its assets as the war drags on.
Seventh member of Haiti’s Special Olympics delegation goes missing
A seventh member has gone missing from Haiti’s delegation to a Special Olympics event recently staged in the Orlando area.
Bodies found tied to tree in search for journalist, Indigenous expert
The family of a missing journalist says they have been told by Brazilian authorities that two bodies have been found tied to a tree in the Amazon rainforest.
US focuses on UN presence in Haiti as it seeks to help troubled country
As Haiti grapples with an unprecedented wave of kidnappings and killings by armed gangs, a top State Department diplomat for Latin America and the Caribbean said Friday the U.S. is actively engaged in discussions about Haiti’s mounting security challenges.
Biden administration to make it easier for Cubans, Haitians to reunite with family in US
The Biden administration announced Friday that it will be making it easier for individuals from Haiti and Cuba to reunite with families in the U.S.