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Two members of Trump's Cabinet are heading to Mexico. Here are five things to watch

U.S. and Mexican officials will meet to discuss diplomatic, economic and security issues.

Fearing deportations, Mexico warns its citizens in the U.S.

The much-publicized deportation of an immigrant who had been living illegally in Arizona prompted the Mexican government on Friday to urge its nationals in the United States to “take precautions” amid a “new reality” for the immigrant community.

Latin America bribery scandal widens to engulf two of the continent's highest profile figures

In late December, Brazil’s largest construction company pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court to having paid $788 million in bribes to government officials throughout Latin America to secure public works contracts.

Thousands march against Trump in Mexico City: 'Pay for your own wall!'

Thousands of demonstrators waving Mexican flags and hoisting signs denouncing President Trump marched through central Mexico City on Sunday, the largest mobilization so far here against what many label an anti-Mexican administration in the White House.

Why Latin America is the deadliest place for environmentalists

Commodities, technology and bad policing

A politically correct Brazilian Carnival

More people are complaining about rude songs

Mexicans march against Trump: 'Bad hombre for the whole world'

Mexicans protested against President Trump and his immigration policies on Sunday, flooding Mexico City's main avenue.

What to expect when the presidents of Brazil and Argentina meet

South America’s biggest economies want to work more closely together. That will not be easy

The Odebrecht scandal brings hope of reform

Revelations of wholesale bribery may mark a turning-point in Latin America’s battle against corruption

Report: The deadliest place to defend planet

Honduras is the deadliest place to be an environmental activist, a report from watchdog Global Witness says, accusing the political elite of human rights abuses.

Quebec mosque gunman was calm, witness says

Streaks of dried blood crisscrossed the bullet holes on one wall. Gray and white robes hung from a coat stand near a raised shelf holding leather-bound copies of the Quran. Below, parts of the beige and green carpet also were encrusted with blood.

Quebec mosque shooting: Vigils held across Canada

Witnesses said a gunman fired indiscriminately into worshipers at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Center in Quebec City. Six men were killed, and police are investigating the attack as an act of terrorism.

Quebec mosque suspect known to people who monitor far-right groups

The suspect in the deadly rampage at a Quebec City mosque was known to local activists for his far-right views, according to news reports.

The Quebec mosque shooting victims: Who they were

They came from Morocco, Algeria and Guinea in search of better lives for themselves and their families. The six men, united by their faith and their desire to live in peace in their adopted land of Canada, gathered for evening prayers at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Center Sunday night. They would never come home from the mosque.

President Trump's executive order halts refugee program for Central American kids

President Trump’s executive order on immigration has halted a government program that allows Central American children to seek refugee status in the United States.

Quebec mosque shooting: Suspect called a 'lone wolf'

The suspect in a shooting at a Quebec City mosque on Sunday that left six people dead was charged Monday with murder and attempted murder, according to Canadian authorities.

6 dead in Quebec mosque shooting

Six people are dead after a shooting at a mosque in Quebec City, according to Quebec Provincial Police. Eight people were injured. The attack, which took place at the city's Quebec Islamic Cultural Center, is being investigated as an act of terrorism by police.

Trump's wall isn't Latin America's only problem

Conflicts between the United States and Mexico are not all that await President Trump when it comes to Latin America.

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