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New Mexico, Colorado get fired up over hot peppers

Jul. 12, 2019 8:08 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — "It's on!" New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham says she's ready for a culinary duel with her neighbors to the north after the governor of Colorado proclaimed on social media that chile grown in his state is the best and will be stocked in grocery stores across four Western...

UN rights chief 'appalled' by conditions in US for migrants

Jul. 8, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations' human rights chief said Monday she was "appalled" by the conditions migrants and refugees face in U.S. detention facilities, intensifying a challenge to the Trump administration's immigration policies. United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet...

Copa América: Messi sent off as Argentina takes 3rd place

Jul. 6, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

SÃO PAULO (AP) — For a match that didn't mean much, there was a lot going on as Argentina defeated Chile 2-1 to finish third in the Copa América on Saturday. It ended with Lionel Messi being sent off and boycotting the medal ceremony to protest the refereeing. "We shouldn't take part in this...

Messi slams referees, corruption after Copa America red card

Jul. 6, 2019 11:18 PM EDT

SÃO PAULO (AP) — After another frustrating Copa América ending, Lionel Messi boycotted the medal ceremony to protest the refereeing and "corruption," claiming Argentina had not been treated fairly. Following defeats in the last two finals, Messi had a sudden end to this year's tournament by being...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

Jul. 5, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. Tens of thousands of tourists and locals gaped skyward as a total eclipse of the sun darkened the heavens over Chile and Argentina. Mexican...

UN: 5,287 killings in Venezuela security operations in 2018

Jul. 4, 2019 2:18 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Venezuela's government registered nearly 5,300 killings during security operations last year linked to cases of "resistance to authority," the U.N. human rights chief reported Thursday, denouncing a "shockingly high" number of extrajudicial killings. Michelle Bachelet's report focusing on the...

The Latest: Gauff, 15, wins again at Wimbledon

Jul. 3, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 9:20 p.m. American teenager Coco Gauff just keeps winning at Wimbledon. After coming through qualifying and then upsetting five-time champion Venus Williams in the first round, the 15-year-old Gauff extended her stay at the All England...

Thousands marvel as total eclipse darkens Chile, Argentina

Jul. 3, 2019 3:37 AM EDT

LA SERENA, Chile (AP) — Tens of thousands of tourists and locals gaped skyward Tuesday as a total eclipse of the sun darkened the heavens over Chile and Argentina. Tourists from around the world gathered to witness the cosmic spectacle, which began in the morning as the moon crossed in front of the sun and...

The Latest: Solar eclipse begins to darken sun in Chile

Jul. 2, 2019 3:28 PM EDT

LA SERENA, Chile (AP) — The Latest on the solar eclipse passing over Chile and Argentina (all times local): 3:25 p.m. A solar eclipse is starting to darken the sun over northern Chile. Tourists from around the world have gathered to witness the cosmic spectacle, which began at 10:24 a.m. local time (1824...

A total solar eclipse has begun to darken the sun over northern Chile

Jul. 2, 2019 3:27 PM EDT
LA SERENA, Chile (AP) — A total solar eclipse has begun to darken the sun over northern Chile.