Tag: Latin America and Caribbean

Drivers competing in the 2021 Daytona 500

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The 40 drivers competing in the 2021 Daytona 500, in order of starting position: ...

US men’s soccer to play at Northern Ireland on March 28

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CHICAGO — The U.S. men’s soccer team will play 45th-ranked Northern Ireland in an exhibition at Belfast’s Windsor Park on March 28 in the...

Atlanta United signs Argentine midfielder Santiago Sosa

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ATLANTA — Atlanta United has bolstered a week spot by signing defensive midfielder Santiago Sosa on a transfer from Argentina's River Plate club. ...

Argentina’s Velez suspends players charged with sexual abuse

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina's top flight soccer team Vélez Sarsfield on Tuesday suspended two players charged with sexual abuse of a woman during...

Human festivities scrapped, Rio’s Carnival goes to the dogs

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival festivities may have been canceled, but nobody told the dogs. ...

Venezuelan migrants welcome new Colombian protection measure

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BOGOTA, Colombia — Venezuelan migrants in Colombia welcomed a historic decision by that country to grant them protection for the next 10 years and...

Pope hails Colombia for giving needy Venezuelans protection

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VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Sunday praised Colombia for its recent decision to grant protection to Venezuelans who fled their homeland’s economic hardships,...

History of abuse for Mexican police unit in migrant massacre

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CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico — When state police in northern Mexico allegedly shot 19 people, including at least 14 Guatemalan migrants, to death in late...

Mexico arrests 2 more in 2019 ambush killing of 9 Americans

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MEXICO CITY — Mexican prosecutors said Sunday they have arrested two more suspects in the 2019 killings of nine U.S.-Mexican dual citizens near the...

AP Exclusive: Man recounts torture in Maduro’s Venezuela

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CARACAS, Venezuela — The ransom calls began soon after Carlos Marrón learned his father hadn’t returned from his evening walk. The kidnappers wanted to...