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Protests disrupt French Guiana, prompt US travel warning
PARAMARIBO, Suriname (AP) -- Large protests have spread throughout French Guiana, blocking roads to neighboring Brazil and Suriname and prompting the U.S. government to issue a travel warning Friday for the French territory in South America....

Brothers in Texas get life in prison for 3 Mexico killings
EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- Two brothers have been sentenced to life in prison for their roles in the 2008 killings of three relatives in Mexico....

Cubans say they entered US before end of immigration policy
HOUSTON (AP) -- A group of 11 Cuban immigrants being detained in South Texas are fighting deportation after alleging they were wrongly turned away while trying to enter the United States just before a long-standing immigration policy that allowed any Cuban who made it to U.S. soil to stay and become a legal resident was rescinded....

Venezuela asks UN help in boosting medicine supplies
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has asked the United Nations for "help" boosting medicine supplies as he struggles to combat crippling shortages....

Death toll in Guatemala shelter fire rises to 41
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- The death toll in a fire at a Guatemalan children's shelter has risen to 41 after another girl died of her injuries....