Homeless in Rio skyrockets, creating tensions, violence
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- One night about a year ago, Leandro Mota Generoso was sleeping on a street in downtown Rio de Janeiro when he felt something jagged strike his face....

AP PHOTOS: Best of 2017 for Latin America, Caribbean
In this photo gallery, The Associated Press highlights some of the top images made during 2017 by photojournalists based in Latin America and the Caribbean....

Mom of Utah man jailed in Venezuela airs tape on his health
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The mother of a Utah man imprisoned in Venezuela for nearly 1 years is circulating a new audio recording of her son talking about how he's suffering without medical care....

US says WTO losing focus on trade, becoming litigation group
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- The United States said Monday that the World Trade Organization is losing its focus on trade negotiation and "becoming a litigation-centered organization."...

Mexico City arrests man over building collapse's in quake
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexico City prosecutors say they have arrested a man who signed off on an apparently faulty construction project that collapsed in the magnitude 7.1 earthquake of Sept. 19 and killed two women....