Latin America

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    Thousands of women march in Brazil against president

    Agence-France-Presse . Brazil | Updated at 12:00am on August 16, 2019

    Tens of thousands of women took to the streets of Brazil’s capital Wednesday to denounce president Jair Bolsonaro, in the third anti-government protest in the...

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    57 dead in Brazil prison riot

    Agence-France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 10:12am on July 30, 2019

    At least 57 inmates were killed during a prison riot in northern Brazil on Monday as rival gang factions fought each other, an official said....

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    Mexico, Honduras to create new jobs to curb migration to US

    Reuters. Mexico City | Updated at 10:22am on July 28, 2019

    Mexico’s government said on Saturday that it would help Honduras create 20,000 jobs this year and support its coffee farmers as the two countries seek...

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    E-cigarettes should be regulated: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Rio De Janeiro | Updated at 02:25pm on July 27, 2019

    Electronic cigarettes are ‘undoubtedly harmful’ and should be regulated, the WHO said Friday as it...

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    19 dead from alcohol toxicity in Costa Rica

    Agence France-Presse . San Jose | Updated at 01:11pm on July 21, 2019

    Alcohol tainted with potentially toxic levels of methanol has killed 19 people in Costa Rica, where...

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    US announces $7 mn reward to find Hezbollah spy Salman

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 12:24pm on July 20, 2019

    The United States on Friday offered a $7 million reward to find a Hezbollah operative accused...

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    Venezuela parties agree to talks

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    Venezuela’s government and opposition have agreed to set up a platform for ongoing negotiations to resolve the country’s simmering political crisis after three days of...

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    Violent Mexican border city opens its doors to US asylum seekers

    Reuters . Mexico City | Updated at 12:26am on July 11, 2019

    Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border city known for high rates of violence, received its first foreign migrants from the United States on Tuesday as part...

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    Rule of law in Venezuela eroded: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    The rule of law has eroded in Venezuela, the UN rights chief warned Friday, pointing to attacks on political opponents and activists, including torture and...

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    27 dead, nine missing in Honduras boat capsize

    Agence France-Presse . Tegucigalpa | Updated at 01:58pm on July 04, 2019

    At least 27 people died and nine were missing Wednesday when their fishing boat...