Iran leader meets with Fidel Castro during stop in Havana
Latin America & the Caribbean

Iran leader meets with Fidel Castro during stop in Havana

HAVANA (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met with former Cuban leader Fidel Castro and his brother President Raul Castro during a one-day state visit in Havana on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016. His sit-down with Fidel Castro was an unusual encounter since Cuba’s 90-year-old retired president receives only a few people. Officials did not say … Continue reading

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Prosecutors: Brazil’s Silva ‘commander’ of graft scheme
Latin America & the Caribbean

Prosecutors: Brazil’s Silva ‘commander’ of graft scheme

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian investigators on Wednesday charged former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva with money laundering and corruption, calling him the “maximum commander” of the mammoth graft scandal roiling Latin America’s largest nation. While the charges against Silva were expected — police recommended them last month — the characterization of his … Continue reading

‘Crushed’: Some Hispanic leaders feel misled by Trump
Latin America & the Caribbean

‘Crushed’: Some Hispanic leaders feel misled by Trump

CINCINNATI (AP) — “Crushed.” ”Disappointed.” ”Confused.” Some Hispanic leaders who have been advising Donald Trump say they feel betrayed after his long-awaited immigration speech that definitively ruled out a pathway to legal status for people living in the country illegally. Trump stopped short of calling for the mass deportation of millions of people who have … Continue reading