Regina Garcia Cano, The Associated Press

Regina Garcia Cano

The Associated Press

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Past articles by Regina:

Transgender woman challenges societal norms by applying to compete in Miss Venezuela pageant

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan’s enthusiasm for beauty pageants is unparalleled, and Miss Venezuela — the crown jewel of them all — may be the o... → Read More

Venezuelan women are increasingly taking up the grueling work of fishing in the Caribbean

CHUAO, Venezuela (AP) — Long before sunrise, dozens of people gather around more than 50 boats along this portion of Venezuela’s vast Caribbean coast,... → Read More

Losing hope of finding kids in plane crash, Indigenous searchers turned to a ritual: ayahuasca

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The weary Indigenous men gathered at their base camp, nestled among towering trees and dense vegetation that form a disorienti... → Read More

Relatives fight for custody of 4 kids who survived plane crash and weeks in Amazon jungle

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A custody battle has broken out among relatives of four Indigenous children who survived a plane crash and 40 harrowing days a... → Read More

Relatives fight for custody of kids who survived plane crash and weeks in Amazon jungle

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A custody battle has broken out among relatives of four Indigenous children who survived a plane crash and 40 harrowing days a... → Read More

Main suspect in 2005 disappearance of Natalee Holloway arrives in U.S. from Peru to face charges

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Joran van der Sloot, the chief suspect in the 2005 disappearance of Natalee Holloway, arrived in the United States from Peru o... → Read More

Opponents compete to square off against Venezuela’s powerful leader

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Leaders of Venezuela’s fractured opposition are shaking voters’ hands and promising — yet again — that they will defeat Pres... → Read More

Ecuador president invites more unrest by dismissing legislature

The president of Ecuador has dismissed the legislature in a move that promised more turmoil around a conservative leader unable to enact his agenda aimed at widening business opportunities and attracting more investment → Read More

Ecuador president invites more unrest by dismissing legislature

The president of Ecuador has dismissed the legislature in a move that promised more turmoil around a conservative leader unable to enact his agenda aimed at widening business opportunities and attracting more investment → Read More

Brazil sends thousands of Venezuelan migrants to country’s rich southern states

PACARAIMA, Brazil (AP) — As the sun rose, Miguel Gonzalez, partner Maryelis Rodriguez and their four young children got off a passenger bus after an 1... → Read More

Stage set for Ecuadorian president or lawmakers to be booted out of office

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A showdown between Ecuador’s President Guillermo Lasso and the opposition-led National Assembly could result in either side bein... → Read More

Suspect in Natalee Holloway disappearance faces extradition to US on fraud charges

Peru’s government will allow the extradition to the United States of the prime suspect in the unsolved 2005 disappearance of American student Natalee Holloway. → Read More

Dutch suspect in Natalee Holloway disappearance will be sent from Peru to US to face fraud charges

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru’s government will allow the extradition to the United States of the prime suspect in the unsolved 2005 disappearance of America... → Read More

Suspect in Natalee Holloway disappearance to be extradited from Peru to US to face fraud charges

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Peru’s government issued an executive order Wednesday allowing the temporary extradition to the United States of the prime suspect ... → Read More

Venezuelan government, opposition make concessions at resumed talks in Mexico

Venezuela's government and its opposition on Saturday agreed to create a U.N.-managed fund to finance health, food and education programs for the poor. → Read More

Venezuela's gov, opponents resume talks; US eases sanction

Venezuela’s government and its opposition have agreed to create a U.N.-managed fund to finance health, food and education programs for the poor, while the Biden administration eased some oil sanctions → Read More

Venezuela rejects UN report detailing torture, rights abuses

GENEVA (AP) — Venezuela’s government on Monday rejected a report by independent experts working with the United Nations’ top human rights body who all... → Read More

Fugitive Navy contractor at center of bribery scandal tried to get to Russia: officials

Nicknamed "Fat Leonard," the contractor reportedly plied naval officers with Kobe beef, expensive cigars, concert tickets and wild parties. → Read More

Officials: Navy bribery case fugitive tried to get to Russia

Officials say a fugitive Malaysian defense contractor nicknamed “Fat Leonard” at the center of a Navy bribery scandal was trying to head to Russia before Venezuelan authorities captured him → Read More

UN experts: Rights abuses continue in Maduro’s Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Independent experts working with the U.N.’s top human rights body say Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro personally ordered... → Read More