Tag: Latin America and Caribbean

Smith, Carlos, Berry demand change in Olympic protest rule

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TOKYO — Tommie Smith, John Carlos and Gwen Berry are among the more than 150 athletes, educators and activists who signed a letter Thursday...

From Copa America to Olympics, Richarlison nets 3 for Brazil

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YOKOMAHA, Japan — The jig of joy seven minutes into his Olympic debut showed just why Richarlison was so determined to be allowed by...

Romania beats Honduras 1-0 on return to Olympic soccer

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KASHIMA, Japan — Romania made a winning return to Olympic men's soccer after 57 years. ...

Violence overshadows memorial Mass for slain Haitian leader

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CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti — A priest told mourners at a memorial service Thursday for slain President Jovenel Moïse that too much blood is being shed...

Violence overshadows memorial Mass for slain Haitian leader

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CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti — A priest told mourners at a memorial service Thursday for slain President Jovenel Moïse that too much blood is being shed...

US imposes new Cuba sanctions over human rights abuses

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced new sanctions Thursday against a Cuban official and a government entity that it says was involved in human...

Mexico fines candidate for support from influencer wife

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MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s electoral agency fined a state gubernatorial candidate $2.75 million, ruling that he got prohibited support from his influencer wife’s social...

Cuba: US protest narrative paving way for military incursion

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HAVANA — Cuba criticized the United States and President Joe Biden on Wednesday for a series of statements by senior officials after the unprecedented...

Texas begins jailing border crossers on trespassing charges

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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas is beginning to arrest migrants on trespassing charges along the U.S.-Mexico border as part of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's actions...

Violence flares in Haiti ahead of slain president’s funeral

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QUARTIER-MORIN, Haiti — Hundreds of workers fled businesses in northern Haiti on Wednesday after demonstrations near the hometown of assassinated President Jovenel Moïse grew...