Category: Latin America

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staffApril 15, 2017

Mexican reporter shot dead on Baja California peninsula

A veteran reporter covering the police beat has been shot dead in northeastern Mexico, his employers said, becoming the fourth ...

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staffApril 11, 2017

7 dead after Mexico City parking garage collapses

Mexico City’s Civil Protection Secretariat Fausto Lugo said at least seven people died and 10 were injured after a parking ...

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staffApril 10, 2017

Mexico captures Jalisco New Generation Cartel leader ‘El Terrible’

Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office, or PGR, said it arrested a leader of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel, identified by Mexican ...

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staffApril 3, 2017

Mexico newspaper stops printing after reporter shot dead

A regional newspaper in Mexico says the violence against journalists and the lack of punishment for those responsible is forcing ...

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staffApril 3, 2017

Stellar Daisy: Growing concern for missing ship crew

Rescuers say they have made little headway in finding survivors from a huge South Korean ship that sank in the ...

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staffApril 3, 2017

Ecuador election: Fraud alleged as protesters scuffle

A row has erupted over Ecuador’s presidential elections after early results projected victory for the incumbent party’s candidate. Results show ...

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staffApril 2, 2017

Colombian mudslide death toll rises to 254

At least 254 people have been confirmed dead and 400 more injured in this weekend’s devastating mudslides in Colombia. CNN ...

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staffApril 1, 2017

Venezuela: Supreme court backtracks on powers bid

The Venezuelan supreme court has reversed its ruling to strip congress of its legislative powers. It made the decision after ...

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staffMarch 28, 2017

Brazilian airline to pay $1.3M compensation to Amazon tribe for crash

A Brazilian airline has agreed to pay $1.3 million to an Amazon tribe as compensation for damages for a 2006 ...

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staffMarch 27, 2017

Thousands in Chile protest against private pension system

Thousands of people in Chile protested nationwide against the country’s privatized pension system called the Pension Fund Administrators, first established ...