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Good Friday Processions Become Protests in Nicaragua

Good Friday Processions Become Protests in Nicaragua

Good Friday religious processions in Nicaragua’s capital took on a political tone as people seized an opportunity to renew protests against the government of President Daniel Ortega.As hundreds of
Venezuelans Struggle With Water Shortages

Venezuelans Struggle With Water Shortages

Venezuelans continue to suffer long power outages and the lack of electricity means water stops flowing to many residences. Without a steady supply of water, some residents in Caracas have been forced
Provincial election losses may help Justin Trudeau's green agenda

Provincial election losses may help Justin Trudeau's green agenda

Rightwing provinces fighting his carbon tax could be a boon to embattled Canadian leaderFor months, Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau has been dogged by an ever-deepening political scandal that
Member of armed militia who detained migrants faced similar charges in 2006

Member of armed militia who detained migrants faced similar charges in 2006

Larry Mitchell Hopkins held on Saturday in TexasEarlier arrest involved impersonating a police officer A member of an armed civilian group that has detained migrants near the US-Mexico border who was
Canada avalanche: bodies of three renowned mountaineers found

Canada avalanche: bodies of three renowned mountaineers found

Remains of two Austrians and an American discovered on Sunday, five days after avalanche in Canadian RockiesThe bodies of three world-renowned professional mountaineers – two Austrians and an American
Landslide Kills at Least 17 in Colombia

Landslide Kills at Least 17 in Colombia

At least 17 people been killed and five others injured by a landslide in southwestern Colombia on Sunday. Heavy rains triggered the mudslide in the province of Cauca, the country's disaster relief
Mexico Breaks Violence Record in First Quarter of 2019

Mexico Breaks Violence Record in First Quarter of 2019

Violence in Mexico hit new heights in the first quarter of 2019, with 8,493 murders recorded from January to March, according to official figures.According to the Executive Secretariat of the Public
Canada’s Greens eye victory on Prince Edward Island

Canada’s Greens eye victory on Prince Edward Island

Party sets sights on upsetting status quo on the front line of climate changeCanadians on Prince Edward Island are preparing to vote on Tuesday in a regional election that could lead to a Green party
Bolsonaro's motorbike escapade provokes helmet backlash

Bolsonaro's motorbike escapade provokes helmet backlash

Legal expert says any regular citizen would be punished for breaking transport lawsIt was the latest populist ruse from a president who wishes to portray himself as a man of the people: a late-night
In Venezuela, Women Sell Hair as Another Way to Get By

In Venezuela, Women Sell Hair as Another Way to Get By

Valery Diaz covered her eyes and held her breath before looking in a hair salon mirror to see herself without much of the long dark hair that used to frame her face.The 16-year-old student was paid
Seeds of Discontent: Argentina's Farmers Turn Cool on Their Man Macri

Seeds of Discontent: Argentina's Farmers Turn Cool on Their Man Macri

Argentine President Mauricio Macri rode to power in 2015 promising to bolster the farming sector and cut back taxes that had stymied exports. The country's backbone industry welcomed him with open
'Operation Blackout is underway': Russia blames US for Venezuela power crisis

'Operation Blackout is underway': Russia blames US for Venezuela power crisis

Deputy defence minister says US using a ‘broad range of techniques’ in bid to oust president Nicolás Maduro Russia has accused the United States of deliberately causing a succession of crippling power
Mexican Police Detain Hundreds of Central American Migrants

Mexican Police Detain Hundreds of Central American Migrants

Mexican police and immigration agents detained hundreds of Central American migrants Monday in the largest single raid on a migrant caravan since the groups started moving through the country last
Mexico's Foreign Ministry Slams 'Useless' US Border Delays

Mexico's Foreign Ministry Slams 'Useless' US Border Delays

Mexico's Foreign Ministry said on Monday that speeding up the flow of goods on the U.S. border is a matter of urgency and that slowdowns are detrimental to both economies, after bottlenecks have held
Death Toll from Colombia Landslide Rises to 28

Death Toll from Colombia Landslide Rises to 28

The death toll from a weekend landslide in the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca has risen to 28 people, the country's disaster relief agency said on Monday.The landslide, caused by heavy
Express yourself: Mexicans in body paint – in pictures

Express yourself: Mexicans in body paint – in pictures

Phyllis Galembo photographs ritual dress, from costumes to masks to body paint, expressing a rich range of political, artistic, theatrical, social and religious meanings. Her latest project focuses on
Migrants Anxious After Mexican Authorities Raid Caravan

Migrants Anxious After Mexican Authorities Raid Caravan

Central American migrants hoping to reach the U.S. are finding a much tougher trek than those in previous caravans, meeting unwelcoming townsfolk and a surprise raid by Mexican police and immigration
His wife died in combat. His daughter is American. And yet Ice targeted him

His wife died in combat. His daughter is American. And yet Ice targeted him

Gonzalez Carranza was once permitted to live and work in the US but his future is uncertain as Trump pushes to deport non-criminal immigrants like himOn a warm April morning in the Arizona desert,
Argentines Return to Europe to Escape Economic Uncertainty

Argentines Return to Europe to Escape Economic Uncertainty

Tomas Ruiz embraced his father one last time at the Buenos Aires airport before he boarded a plane in search of a new life in Ireland. His sister recently did the same when she moved to Spain. Like
Brazilian Markets Boosted as Pension Reform Vote to Go Ahead

Brazilian Markets Boosted as Pension Reform Vote to Go Ahead

Brazil's government reached a deal with lawmakers on Tuesday paving the way for a congressional committee to vote on its key pension reform bill later in the day, boosting investor sentiment and