Tag: Latin America and Caribbean

Honduras investigates police in case of murdered student

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TEGUCIGALPA, Hondruas — Relatives buried the body Wednesday of a 26-year-old Honduran nursing student who died in a police cell hours after she was...

Columbus-Real Esteli, Portland-Marathon in CONCACAF Champs

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MIAMI — Major League Soccer champion Columbus was drawn Wednesday to play Nicaragua's Real Esteli in the first round of the CONCACAF Champions League. ...

Chile hires Lasarte as coach ahead of World Cup qualifiers

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SANTIAGO, Chile — Martín Lasarte has been hired to coach Chile’s national soccer team, replacing Reinaldo Rueda. ...

Desperation grows in battered Honduras, fueling migration

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SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — Nory Yamileth Hernández and her three teenage children have been living in a battered tent under a bridge on...

Biden ending deals with Central America restricting asylum

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is withdrawing the U.S. from agreements with three Central American countries that restricted the ability of people to seek...

Guatemala mom waits 2 decades for trial in daughter’s murder

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GUATEMALA CITY — Rosa Franco Sandoval spent two decades seeking justice for her daughter, whose murder helped spur the creation of Guatemala’s national alert...

Divided Ecuador heads to presidential runoff ballot in April

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QUITO, Ecuador — Ecuador is headed to a runoff presidential election in April with its deep political divisions evident after the first round of...

Austin FC signs Argentina’s Pochettino as designated player

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AUSTIN, Texas — Attacking midfielder Tomas Pochettino has signed with Austin as the Major League Soccer expansion club's second designated player. ...

3 years’ probation issued in Puerto Rico cruise ship death

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A grandfather who pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in the fall of his young granddaughter from an 11th-story window...

Honduran-born US citizen settles lawsuit over jailing

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NEW ORLEANS — A Honduran-born United States citizen has settled a lawsuit with a Louisiana sheriff’s office that jailed him in 2018 on suspicion...