Mexican president threatens to skip Americas summit unless US invites all countries

Mexico City CNN — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador threatened to boycott next month’s Summit of the Americas, saying on Tuesday that its participation would only be confirmed if the host country, the United States, invited Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela. “Participation in the Los Angeles summit has not yet been resolved because we propose … Read more

20 dead, thousands flee their homes as gangs fight in Haiti

Criminal violence in Haiti worsened this week as fighting between gangs in part of the capital drove thousands from their homes and killed at least 20 people, including children By SANON EVENTS Associated Press April 28, 2022, 04:22 • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Criminal violence in … Read more

EXPLAINER: Why is the United States unhappy with Mexico’s electricity law?

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Congress is set to vote on a constitutional reform promoted by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador that would undo much of the opening of the electric power market achieved by his predecessor. It is not known if López Obrador has the votes to pass the reform. But the United States … Read more

Haiti and Jamaica modify COVID travel protocols for visitors

Haiti and Jamaica join a growing list of countries that are once again revising their COVID-19 travel protocols in hopes of making it easier for visitors and increasing revenue and vaccination rates. As of Saturday, international visitors to Jamaica will no longer be required to present a negative result from a COVID-19 antigen test or … Read more

Mexican Navy to manage tourism in converted island prison

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A small archipelago off the Pacific coast of Mexico that was home to an island penal colony is finalizing preparations to receive tourists. Getting to Islas Marias, however, is currently a challenge for even the heaviest tourist: a 4-hour boat ride through often choppy waters. But the Mexican government plans to … Read more