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Q24N is an aggregator of news for Latin America. Reports from Mexico to the tip of Chile and Caribbean are sourced for our readers to find all their Latin America news in one place.

Colombia’s peso at 7-month high as global oil prices tumble

The Colombian Peso is trading above the 3,000 benchmark The Colombian peso lost 7 months of gains against the...

More Venezuelans Flee to Colombia As Situation Worsens

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) Six men and women rise from worn, flattened mattresses as the first hint of dawn...

Cuba slams Trump’s reversal of newfound friendship

Pictures of Cuba’s late President Fidel Castro hang on a wall as tourists ride in a vintage car...

Bogotá Bombing Kills Three People And Leaves Nine Wounded

Andino Mall, Bogota TODAY COLOMBIA – Three people died, and nine were injured in a bomb explosion occurred on...

Teen protester shot, killed in anti-government clash in Venezuela

Teen, guardsman killed as political unrest continues in Venezuela TODAY VENEZUELA (AP) Venezuela’s foreign minister walked out of a...

Barrio 18 Extortion Scheme Casts Doubt on El Salvador Govt Security Narrative

(Q24N) Insightcrime.org - The Barrio 18 gang in El Salvador allegedly engaged in large-scale extortion of a community...

Russia Sides with Cuban Dictatorship, Calls Trump’s Policy Reversal “Cold War Rhetoric”

Vladimir Putin (left) with Cuba’s President Raul Castro TODAY CUBA – Russia has expressed its “unyielding solidarity” with Cuba...

Guatemalan Newspaper Calls Out US For Contradictory Stance on War against Drugs

Guatemala’s most influential newspaper, Prensa Libre, published a strong criticism of the United States’ recent comments about fighting drugs. The...

So you think you have a tough job . . .

Q COSTA RICA - from Michael Miller - I went to Cartago yesterday (Friday) to visit the Basilica...

Uruguay Ex-President Wants to Bring Back “Duels” to Solve Legal Disputes

(Q24) Former Uruguayan President Jose Mujica has some interesting ideas about how to settle legal disputes — a...

In booming Old Havana tourist quarter, Trump speech puts Cubans in a bad mood

© Yamil Lage/AFP/Getty Images A man wearing a T-shirt with a U.S. flag design walks along a street...

Are Colombians Spreading the Coca Curse to Honduras?

(Q24N) Insightcrime.org - Officials believe a coca plantation recently discovered in Honduras was set up by Colombians, suggesting...

In photos: clashes between officials and protesters this Wednesday

TODAY VENEZUELA – The Venezuelan opposition, on Wednesday, June 14, held a new “stand” that left at least...

Can Hip Hop Help Stop Gang Violence in Latin America?

(Q24N) Insightcrime.org - Hip hop culture has long been associated with gangs, violence and vandalism. But a wide...

Judge Denies Former President of Panama Bail; Continues In US Federal Holding

TODAY PANAMA - Arrested at his home in Miami on Monday, June 12, former President of Panama Ricardo...

Los Tres Maridos: Three Men Marry in Colombia

From right to left, Manuel Bermúdez, Víctor Hugo Prada y Alejandro Rodríguez. Foto: Pablo Andrés Monsalve / SEMANA,...

Colombian surgeon rebuilds acid victims’ lives

Colombian authorities say their country is one of the world’s worst for acid attacks on people, such as...

Why it’s not fair to lump Nicaragua with the U.S. when it comes to the Paris climate accord

The Eiffel tower is illuminated in green with the words ‘Paris Agreement is Done’ on Nov. 4, 2016....

Venezuelans watch news bulletins acted live on bus

Laura Castillo (L), Maria Gabriela Fernandez (C) and Dereck Blanco (R) give a presentation of the Bus TV...

Venezuela ministry takes over police in opposition state

Capriles urged Miranda’s police to disobey any orders that violated the constitution. Venezuela’s interior ministry has taken control of...

Thousands of Venezuelan immigrants searching for better life in Colombia

TODAY VENEZUELA - Thousands of Venezuelans have fled their country to escape the hardship and violence of its...

The Pope knows

Pope Francis knows. He knows about each of the around 70 Venezuelans that have been killed during protests,...

Guatemalans Score Win Versus Canada Mining Firm

Q24N - A group of Guatemalan men who faced the brutal suppression of their peaceful protest won a...

Nicaragua Ex-Diplomat Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann Dies at 84

Former Nicaraguan diplomat, priest and intellectual Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann | Photo: Gobierno de Nicaragua TODAY NICARAGUA; Former Nicaraguan diplomat,...

‘If We Are Deported, Who Benefits?’

(Politico.com) Until a few weeks ago, I was working as a paralegal at an immigration law firm in...

What Young Venezuelans do When They’re not Being Killed

This past Wednesday, Venezuelans went to bed sad and angry after yet another victim result of the violent...

Physics of poo: Why it takes you and an elephant the same amount of time

The ancient Chinese practiced copromancy, the diagnosis of health based on the shape, size and texture of feces....

Ecuador’s Unannounced Border Wall Angers Peruvian Officials

(Q24N) Peru is urging Ecuador to “immediately” halt the construction of a wall being built along their border, arguing...

Airbnb Rentals Offer Cuban Residents Much-Needed Extra Income

In its annual report on Cuba, Airbnb highlighted the economic contribution that its platform provides to Cubans. (Flickr) TODAY...

Venezuelans face extreme shortages of medicine and food

Pedro Hernandez and his friend, Luis Daza, pick up tomatoes from the trash area of the Coche public...

UN Sounds Alarm on Rising HIV Infections in Cuba

The island has seen a nine percent increase in HIV infections, just under Eastern Europe and Central Asia....
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Costa Rica launches new campaign in North America

For the first time in its history, the Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) has established a partnership with...

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The Best Online Degrees for Starting a Business in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of Central America’s rising stars with an increasingly diverse economy that has moved beyond tourism and agriculture to encompass a...

Former Head of The Fuerza Publica Arrested For Alleged Drug Links

Who would know more about police strategy and tactics other than a former head of the nation's police force? And that is possible why...

Receiving Child Porn On Your Mobile Phone Can Land You In Jail in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - Pay close attention, receiving erotic images of minors on your smartphone via apps such as WhatsApp could expose you to...

Regulation for Solidary Associations

Q COSTA RICA - Regulations are being prepared to supervise the activities of Asociación Solidaristas (Solidarity Associations), whose volume of credits is equivalent to...

Colombia’s peso at 7-month high as global oil prices tumble

The Colombian Peso is trading above the 3,000 benchmark The Colombian peso lost 7 months of gains against the U.S. dollar, Tuesday, trading above the...

More Venezuelans Flee to Colombia As Situation Worsens

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) Six men and women rise from worn, flattened mattresses as the first hint of dawn stretches over a Colombian neighborhood known...

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Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

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QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

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