Latin America

Suspect in Mexican migrant killings dies after arrest

A Mexican suspect wanted in connection with the killing of 72 migrants in 2010 has died three days after being ...
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US imposes new travel & commerce restrictions on Cuba

The US administration has published a series of measures increasing limits on Americans' dealings with Cuba. The package includes a ...
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Brazil arrests 108 in paedophile raid

Police in Brazil say they have arrested 108 people in the biggest operation ever against paedophiles in Latin America. Suspects ...
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Venezuela opposition rejects election results

Venezuela's opposition coalition refused to recognise the results of Sunday's gubernatorial elections where the ruling socialists won a surprise majority, ...
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Mexicans march against femicide after teen’s murder

In Summary: Nineteen-year-old Mara Fernanda Castilla went missing after using a ride-hailing app in the Mexican state of Puebla. "Sexual ...
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New corruption charges filed against Brazil’s Temer

In Summary: President rejects accusation of taking bribes in return for favours and of conspiring to buy silence of a ...
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Hurricane Jose remains a threat in western Atlantic

Overshadowed by Irma, Hurricane Jose has the Atlantic basin, at least temporarily, all to itself. In doing so, it continues to ...
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Venezuela: UN warns of possible crimes against humanity

In Summary: UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein calls for investigation into possible rights abuses by Venezuelan security forces. However, ...
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Mexico earthquake: Victims complain of slow response

Public safety director Jersey Rios drove around this southern town with police officers to assess the damage caused by the ...
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Deadly earthquake strikes the coast of southern Mexico

A strong earthquake of magnitude 8.1 has struck off southern Mexico, killing at least five people. The epicentre was in ...
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