Latin America

Housing in Havana, Cuba

Cuba Housing Woes Endure Despite Real Estate Reforms

President Raul Castro legalized a real estate market, but 2½ years later it's failed to solve Cuba's chronic lack of suitable housing.

Mexico Pledges To Make Money Laudering List

Mexico has announced plans to fight money laundering by using "kingpin" lists like those issued by the United States.

Glowing Mosquito Bay In Puerto Rico Losing Bioluminescence

Authorities in Puerto Rico are investigating why Vieques' glowing Mosquito Bay, which attracts thousands of tourists a year, has grown dark.

USAID Chief Faces Questions Over 'Cuban Twitter'

The administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development is beginning a series of appearances before lawmakers asking questions about the agency's secret social media network built to stir unrest in Cuba.

U.S. Secretly Built Cuban Twitter To Stir Unrest

The U.S. government masterminded the creation a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba, built with secret shell companies and financed through foreign banks.

Stakes High For Cuba Foreign Investment Law

Cuban authorities are on the verge of enacting a new foreign investment law in an effort to reform Cuba's struggling economy.

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Brazil's Congress Approves Internet Legislation

Brazil has approved legislation meant to ensure the privacy of Internet users and to guarantee that all content be treated equally by carriers.

Obama Deportation Review Crucial to Hold Latino Support

A review of the U.S. deportation system ordered by President Barack Obama is seen by pro-immigration Democrats as good policy and good politics.

Puerto Ricans Visit Expo For Move To Florida

Thousands of Puerto Ricans streamed into the island's main convention center to learn how to prepare for a potential move to Florida.

Jose Mujica

Uruguay Leader Open To Guantanamo Detainees

Uruguay President Jose Mujica indicated he's open to taking some former terror suspects still held at Guantanamo Bay.

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Deported Immigrant To Obama: Allow Us To Be With Our Families

Elvira Arellano, who was deported to Mexico, says President Barack Obama has to "allow us to be with our families."

Immigrant Activists Push To Stop Deportations

President Barack Obama announced a review of deportation policies after a meeting with the Hispanic Congressional Caucus.

Bolivian Police Official Convicted For Extortion Attempt

By John Pacenti |

A Fort Lauderdale federal jury has convicted an anti-corruption Bolivian police official of trying to extort money from an exiled businessman now living in Miami Lakes.