Cuban artists, writers and performers have met with government officials for weeks trying to get changes in a law they say amounts to censorship. Despite their displeasure, Decree Law 349 went into effect Friday.
Venezuelans on Sunday went to the polls to elect 2,459 council members, amid another call of abstention from many opposition parties. The ruling socialist party led by President Nicolas Maduro is expected to sweep the municipal elections.
Carla Stefaniak’s determination took her around the world, posting photos on social media to influence others. That’s what led her to Costa Rica to celebrate her 36th birthday. A few days later, her body was found.
As a young boy, rafter Elian González was the subject of a custody fight between his Miami relatives and his father in Cuba. Returned to Cuba as a six-year-old, González joined Twitter Thursday on his 25th birthday.
Enrique Peña Nieto is the first Mexican president in more than half a century not to be honored with a state visit to the United States - reflecting how far relations have fallen between the United States and America’s most important bilateral partner.
Since Panama began issuing tourism cards to Cubans, Cuban entrepreneurs seeking to supplement Cuba’s meager wholesale market have been lining up daily outside the Panamanian consulate in Havana to get the cards.
New rules for Cuba’s private entrepreneurs go into effect on Friday. There were so many complaints, the government made some 11th-hour changes, including allowing Cubans to hold more than one private business license.
More than a year after Hurricane Maria’s deadly tear across Puerto Rico, the island struggles to rebuild and FEMA is under increased scrutiny as senators demand a broader look into its contacting practices.
Costa Rican police investigating the killing of Hallandale Beach insurance agent Carla Stefaniak believe the crime may have been sexually motivated. Stefaniak had been staying at an Airbnb near San Jose when she was killed.
Sex trafficking, domestic violence and slavery often plague women who leave Venezuela to escape Nicolas Maduro’s collapsing economy. At least 41 migrants have been killed in Latin American countries such as Mexico.
Women like Kenny Finol and Lorena Cardozo left Venezuela to other Latin American countries to find relief from shortages, hyperinflation and unrest. Instead, these immigrants were beaten, tortured and murdered.