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AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

Jun. 14, 2024 12:07 PM EDT

June 7-13, 2024 Within Bolivia, the world’s third-biggest producer of the coca leaf, and of cocaine, the ancient leaf has inspired spiritual rituals among Indigenous communities for generations — and more recently, among the well-heeled with a deluge of coca-related products. ...

US submarine pulls into Guantanamo Bay a day after Russian warships arrive in Cuba

Jun. 13, 2024 12:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Navy submarine has arrived in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in a show of force as a fleet of Russian warships gather for planned military exercises in the Caribbean. U.S. Southern Command said the USS Helena, a nuclear-powered fast attack submarine, pulled into the...

Russian warships reach Cuban waters ahead of military exercises in the Caribbean

Jun. 12, 2024 17:43 PM EDT

HAVANA (AP) — A fleet of Russian warships reached Cuban waters on Wednesday ahead of planned military exercises in the Caribbean that some see as a projection of strength as tensions grow over Western support for Ukraine. The fleet, made up of a frigate, a nuclear-powered...

AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

Jun. 07, 2024 10:23 AM EDT

May 31-June 6, 2024 Claudia Sheinbaum took the top spot in Mexico's biggest-ever elections, becoming the country's first female president. Residents from the Panamanian island of Gardi Sugdub arrived at their new homes on the mainland on the country's Caribbean coast....

Remembering D-Day, RAF veteran Gilbert Clarke recalls the thrill of planes overhead

Jun. 03, 2024 03:23 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Gilbert Clarke leans back on the seat of his mobility scooter, cranes his neck and gazes into the bright blue skies over East London, remembering the moment 80 years ago when he knew the invasion of France was under way. Clarke, then an 18-year-old Royal Air Force...

Old rivalries renewed at cricket's T20 World Cup in the United States and Caribbean

May. 31, 2024 11:37 AM EDT

Cricket's oldest international rivalry will get the Twenty20 World Cup started when the co-host U.S. team takes on Canada in Dallas on Saturday. Well before the two fiercest rivalries in the sport were established — Australia vs. England and India vs. Pakistan — teams from the...

'I was afraid for my life' — Orlando Bloom puts himself in peril for new TV series

Apr. 17, 2024 11:18 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Orlando Bloom wanted to test himself for his latest adventure project. Not by eating something gross or visiting a new country. He wanted to risk death — with not one but three extreme sports. The Peacock series“Orlando Bloom: To the Edge” sees the “Pirates...