The Associated Press - Latin America
25 years later, fugitive returns to NYC, gets arrested
NEW YORK (AP) A man who fled the country 25 years ago while facing a prison sentence for attempted murder was arrested when he arrived at a New York City airport.
May 27 7:38PM AP

25 years later, fugitive returns to NYC, gets arrested
NEW YORK (AP) A man who fled the country 25 years ago while facing a prison sentence for attempted murder was arrested when he arrived at a New York City airport.
May 27 7:35PM AP

Brazilian truckers strike enters its 7th day
SAO PAULO (AP) A strike by Brazilian truckers that has caused shortages at gas stations and supermarkets across Latin America's biggest country entered a seventh day Sunday with no immediate solution in sight.
May 27 6:41PM AP

The Latest: US Gulf Coast braces for Alberto
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local):
May 27 9:16AM AP

A glance at Colombia's presidential election
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) Colombia's presidential election on May 27 is the first since the government signed a peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia leading to the disarmament of some 7,000 fighters. Five candidates are running and if none gets more than 50 percent of the vote, the top two finishers will head to a runoff in June. Here's a glance at who's running and what's at stake:
May 27 4:02AM AP

Backchannel with 'Dracula' helped free Utah man in Venezuela
WASHINGTON (AP) A secret backchannel led by a veteran Republican Senate staffer and a flamboyant Venezuelan official nicknamed "Dracula" broke through hostile relations between the two governments to secure the release of American prisoner Joshua Holt, who traveled to the South American country for love and ended up in jail, without a trial, for two years.
May 27 2:19AM AP

Marlins' Prado goes on DL; Riddle recalled from minors
MIAMI (AP) Miami Marlins third baseman Martin Prado was placed on the 10-day disabled list Saturday with a strained left hamstring, and infielder J.T. Riddle was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
May 26 6:33PM AP

7 bodies found in central Mexico
MEXICO CITY (AP) Mexican officials in the central state of Guanajuato say seven bodies have been found in the city of Salamanca and they appear to be members of a criminal organization.
May 26 6:27PM AP

Amid anti-immigrant sentiment, some Spanish speakers wary
PHOENIX (AP) Until recently, Lilly Mucarsel has spoken Spanish just about everywhere since arriving in the United States from Ecuador three decades ago: at the library, the movies, the grocery store. She raised three daughters who also speak Spanish and are passing on the tradition to her American-born grandchildren.
May 26 6:13PM AP

The Latest: Mississippi preps for Subtropical Storm Alberto
MIAMI (AP) The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local):
May 26 3:58PM AP

Neymar appears in good shape after Brazil training week
TERESOPOLIS, Brazil (AP) Neymar has finished his first full week of training with Brazil in apparent good shape ahead of the upcoming World Cup after foot surgery.
May 26 3:30PM AP

Bus service cut, flights canceled during strike in Brazil
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Bus and metro services in several Brazilian cities have been reduced and several flights have been cancelled as a truckers' strike enters its sixth day.
May 26 2:49PM AP

The Latest: Holt's family calls Venezuela release a miracle
WASHINGTON (AP) The Latest on the release of a Utah man, Joshua Holt, who has been held in Venezuela (all times local):
May 26 2:06PM AP

Senator says Utah man jailed in Venezuela has been released; Trump expects White House welcome Saturday evening
WASHINGTON (AP) Senator says Utah man jailed in Venezuela has been released; Trump expects White House welcome Saturday evening.
May 26 1:38PM AP

Declassified US cables link Uribe to Colombia drug cartels
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) As Alvaro Uribe, Colombia's most powerful politician, was making his rise to the presidency more than two decades ago, U.S. officials were repeatedly told that the up-and-coming politician had ties to the nation's drug cartels, according to newly declassified State Department cables.
May 26 7:03AM AP

Alberto it is: First named tropical system chugs toward Gulf
MIAMI (AP) A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend.
May 26 3:01AM AP

Mariners land Denard Span, Alex Colome in deal with Rays
SEATTLE (AP) Rather than waiting to see where the Seattle Mariners are sitting by the time the trade market heats up, general manager Jerry Dipoto decided to be proactive.
May 26 2:52AM AP

Colombia re-arrests Pablo Escobar's hitman for extortion
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) Colombian police have re-arrested a former hit man for the late drug lord Pablo Escobar as part of an investigation into extortion.
May 26 2:39AM AP

Rights advocates: Venezuela releases 16 political prisoners
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) The Venezuelan government freed 16 jailed activists Friday who opponents of the socialist administration considered political prisoners, human rights advocates said.
May 25 7:36PM AP

Garbine Muguruza opts for relaxed approach at French Open
PARIS (AP) If there's a player who shouldn't be afraid of Serena Williams' return to Grand Slam tennis at the French Open, it's certainly Garbine Muguruza.
May 25 7:26PM AP