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Mexico urges Austria to return Moctezuma's headdress

Mexico - Mexico's president said Monday that he had given his wife the "almost impossible mission" of persuading Austria to return a feather headdress said to have been worn by Aztec emperor Moctezuma.

Latin American leaders push at UN for free Covid vaccine

New York - Latin American leaders have appealed at the United Nations for free access to a future Covid-19 vaccine, urging major powers to share their know-how for the sake of global well-being.

New bid but little hope to reform UN Security Council

New York - A flurry of world leaders have appealed again to the United Nations to reform the Security Council, reviving a bid launched 15 years ago.

Venezuela's Guaido banking on US support even if Trump loses

Caracas - Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido said Friday he is counting on the United States to maintain pressure on President Nicolas Maduro no matter who wins the US' November presidential election.

US sanctions London-based Cuban bank

Washington - The United States announced sanctions Thursday against Havin Bank LTD, a London-based Cuban entity also known as Havana International Bank, dealing a blow to the Cuban financial system.

Venezuela's fuel shortages persist despite Iran deliveries

Caracas - Long queues at gas stations around the country underscore Venezuela's continuing fuel shortages, despite Iran stepping in to help its Latin American ally with a major fuel shipment last month.

Washington visit 'very intense': Mexican president

Mexico - Mexico's president said Thursday his visit to Washington to meet US President Donald Trump was "very intense" and important for both countries.

US lawmakers press Colombia on killings of rights activists

Washington - Nearly 100 Democratic lawmakers on Monday urged President Donald Trump's administration to press Colombia over attacks on rights activists and warned that US assistance should not contribute to surveillance.

US sanctions five Iranian ship captains over Venezuela oil delivery

Washington - The United States imposed sanctions Wednesday on five Iranian ship captains who delivered oil to Venezuela, as Washington ratcheted up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro, whose government it considers illegitimate.

Venezuela calls US warship presence 'a provocation'

Caracas - Venezuela accused the United States on Wednesday of "an act of provocation" after a US warship steamed close to the South American country's territorial waters the day before.

Mexico's Lopez Obrador says he will meet Trump in July

Mexico - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday he expects to meet with US counterpart Donald Trump in early July to kick-start the new North American trade deal.

Mexico ready to sell gasoline to Venezuela for 'humanitarian' reasons

Mexico - Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Monday his government was ready to help ease Venezuela's gasoline shortage for humanitarian reasons despite pressure from the United States.

Mexico says 1,200 citizens died in US from coronavirus

Mexico - More 1,200 Mexicans have died of the novel coronavirus in the United States, Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday, adding that another 12 citizens around the world have also fallen victim to the deadly virus.

Marriott ceases Cuban operations after new Trump sanctions

Havana - Marriott has been ordered by the US Treasury Department to close its Four Points Sheraton hotel in Havana by the end of August and abandon plans to open others in Cuba, a spokeswoman for the American hotel group told AFP on Friday.

Cuba dreading Trump re-election, says diplomat

Havana - The re-election of Donald Trump as president of the United States would be "the worst" scenario for Cuba, Havana's top diplomat in charge of relations with Washington told AFP."If the Republicans win ...

Congress presses Trump for answers on botched Venezuela 'invasion'

Washington - The head of a US congressional committee said Tuesday he was asking President Donald Trump's administration for explanations over a mysterious botched "invasion" of Venezuela in which two Americans were arrested.

US says Iran helping Venezuela oil sector

Washington - The United States said Thursday that cash-strapped Venezuela is paying Iran in gold to rebuild its troubled oil industry as it denounced what it saw as growing cooperation between its two adversaries.

Uruguay's new center-right president sworn in

Montevideo - Center-right leader Luis Lacalle Pou was sworn in as president of Uruguay on Sunday, marking a new era for the South American country after 15 years of left-wing rule that brought in social reforms but left a stagnated economy.

Venezuela's Guaido looking to reboot Maduro challenge

Caracas - Fresh off a three-week international tour, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido is hoping to ramp up pressure against President Nicolas Maduro but must first overcome his supporters' increasing listlessness.

Rights organization says Venezuela denied entry to delegation

Washington - A regional human rights organization said Tuesday that Venezuela has denied entry to a delegation that sought to review the human rights situation in the crisis-torn country.

Colombia in extradition quandary over lawmaker arrested in Venezuela

Apo - Colombia said Tuesday it would seek the extradition of a fugitive former lawmaker arrested in Venezuela, though its refusal to recognize the government of President Nicolas Maduro presents a legal conundrum.

Argentina president to head off on European tour to discuss debt

Buenos Aires - Argentine President Alberto Fernandez will begin his first tour of Europe on Wednesday with a visit to the Vatican, after which he will concentrate on trying to renegotiate the South American country's burdensome national debt.

Maduro celebrates Guaido 'failure' in Venezuela rally

Caracas - Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro goaded opposition leader Juan Guaido during a rally in Caracas on Thursday, taunting his rival for failing to unseat him.

Warm EU welcome for Venezuela opposition leader Guaido

Apo - The European Union offered a pointedly warm welcome Wednesday to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who is seeking to broaden international support for elections to vote President Nicolas Maduro out of power.

Warm welcome for Venezuela opposition leader Guaido

Apo - The EU offered a pointedly warm welcome Wednesday to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who is seeking to broaden international support for elections to be held in his country to vote President Nicolas Maduro out of power.

Bolivia's Morales retracts vow to create armed civilian militia

La Paz - Exiled former Bolivian president Evo Morales backtracked on Thursday from a vow to create armed civilian militias similar to notorious 'colectivos' in Venezuela, were he to be allowed back to his homeland.

US eyes sanctions over growing Russian support for Venezuela

Washington - The United States will take action in response to growing Russian support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, a senior US official warned Monday.

Bolivia says Spain 'tried to extract' wanted aide from Mexico embassy

La Paz - Bolivia on Saturday accused Spain of an abortive attempt to extract a wanted former government aide from Mexico's embassy in La Paz, prompting a sharp denial from Madrid.

Spain to probe Mexico embassy incident that angered Bolivia

Madrid - Spain pledged Saturday to send investigators to La Paz after its embassy staff were accused of trying to sneak into the Mexican diplomatic mission accompanied by several masked individuals, an action denounced by Bolivia as a violation of its sovereign...

Morales claims US orchestrated 'coup' to tap Bolivia's lithium

Buenos Aires - Former Bolivia president Evo Morales told AFP on Tuesday that he was forced from office by a United States-backed coup d'etat aimed at gaining access to the South American country's vast lithium resources.
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