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TPS Ends and Uncertainty Begins for 200,000 Salvadorans in US

TPS Ends and Uncertainty Begins for 200,000 Salvadorans in US

Nearly 200,000 Salvadoran beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, will lose that protection in September 2019. The Trump administration is ending TPS for people from El Salvador, who have
The only barrier to Julian Assange leaving Ecuador’s embassy is pride | James Ball

The only barrier to Julian Assange leaving Ecuador’s embassy is pride | James Ball

The WikiLeaks founder is unlikely to face prosecution in the US, charges in Sweden have been dropped – and for the embassy, he’s lost his value as an iconAccording to Debrett’s, the arbiters of
Vatican takes over scandal-hit Catholic society on eve of pope's trip to Peru

Vatican takes over scandal-hit Catholic society on eve of pope's trip to Peru

Peruvian founder of Sodalitium Christianae Vitae accused of sexual abuse Victims denounce Vatican’s handling and protests likely during pontiff’s visitThe Vatican has taken over a Peru-based Catholic
New round of oil drilling goes deeper into Ecuador's Yasuní national park

New round of oil drilling goes deeper into Ecuador's Yasuní national park

State oil company starts second phase of drilling in one of the world’s most biodiverse hotspotsEcuador’s state oil company has begun drilling the first of 97 planned wells inside a new field of the
Paraguay City Closes Shop Selling Alleged Transgender Dolls

Paraguay City Closes Shop Selling Alleged Transgender Dolls

Authorities in the Paraguayan border town of Ciudad del Este have temporarily closed a shop accused of selling transgender dolls.Mayor Sandra McLeon justified Tuesday's closure by noting that the
Among Obama's Foreign Gifts: Cigars and Rum From Raul Castro

Among Obama's Foreign Gifts: Cigars and Rum From Raul Castro

Cubans are proud of their cigars and rum. So it made sense that Cuban leader Raul Castro provided more than $2,000 worth of his nation's most famous consumer products and other items to Barack Obama,
Talks to Ease Venezuela's Crisis Set to Resume

Talks to Ease Venezuela's Crisis Set to Resume

Talks to ease Venezuela's dire political and economic straits are scheduled to resume Thursday, even as severe food shortages fuel looting and the president and parliament spar anew over access to
Man accused of fatal Kansas 'swatting' hoax charged in Canada over similar call

Man accused of fatal Kansas 'swatting' hoax charged in Canada over similar call

Calgary police charge Tyler Raj Barriss, 25, over another ‘swatting’ incident in which a bogus emergency call is made to deploy a tactical team to victim’s homeA Los Angeles man accused of making a
US 'do not travel' advisory puts five Mexican states on same level as Syria

US 'do not travel' advisory puts five Mexican states on same level as Syria

Government warns citizens to avoid Tamaulipas, Sinaloa, Colima, Michoacán and Guerrero amid high levels of crime and cartel violenceThe US state department has warned Americans to completely avoid
Trump Could Quit NAFTA Without Quitting It

Trump Could Quit NAFTA Without Quitting It

A NAFTA termination letter from U.S. President Donald Trump could become the ultimate sleight of hand from Washington as it seeks to gain negotiating leverage over Canada and Mexico in talks to update
Canada Leaves Diplomats in Cuba Despite Mystery Illnesses

Canada Leaves Diplomats in Cuba Despite Mystery Illnesses

Canada has no plans to remove diplomats from Cuba though at least eight people connected to its embassy appear to have had symptoms of a potential illness at the center of a rift in U.S.-Cuba
Julian Assange is made an Ecuadorian citizen in effort to resolve impasse

Julian Assange is made an Ecuadorian citizen in effort to resolve impasse

Ecuador’s foreign minister reveals to reporters in Quito that Wikileaks founder was granted citizenship a month agoThe WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was made an Ecuadorian citizen last month, the
Ecuador Grants WikiLeaks' Assange Citizenship

Ecuador Grants WikiLeaks' Assange Citizenship

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been living in asylum inside Ecuador's embassy in London for five years, was granted Ecuadorian citizenship, the country's foreign minister said Thursday.The
4 Dead, 28 Missing After Venezuelan Migrant Boat Sinks

4 Dead, 28 Missing After Venezuelan Migrant Boat Sinks

Rescuers off the northwestern coast of Venezuela are searching the Caribbean for survivors after a boat filled with Venezuelan migrants sank on its way to the island of Curacao.Authorities discovered
'There's no other word but racist': Trump's global rebuke for 'shithole' remark

'There's no other word but racist': Trump's global rebuke for 'shithole' remark

US diplomats around the world were summoned for formal reproach, amid global shock over Trump calling African nations, Haiti and El Salvador ‘shitholes’Donald Trump has been branded a shocking and
Mexicans aghast as man notorious for leading bungled case named as spy chief

Mexicans aghast as man notorious for leading bungled case named as spy chief

Alberto Bazbaz, an ally of the president, has been handed the top intelligence job despite leading a nine-day search for missing girl later found dead in her own bedMexicans have expressed incredulity
Armed raid on nuclear workers' housing raises fears over Brazil's two reactors

Armed raid on nuclear workers' housing raises fears over Brazil's two reactors

Brazil is one of three Latin American countries with nuclear power. It also suffers from violent crime. Now a heavily armed gang has brought the two togetherFears over the security of Brazil’s two
Bogotá's world-renowned graffiti district – in pictures

Bogotá's world-renowned graffiti district – in pictures

The Colombian capital has been a mecca for street artists since graffiti was decriminalised in 2011. Businesses commission artists, celebrities leave their tag, and you can even join a tour of iconic
Trump's 'shithole countries' remark is racist, says UN - video

Trump's 'shithole countries' remark is racist, says UN - video

The UN has condemned Donald Trump's 'shithole countries' remarks as 'racist' and hit out against his reluctance to condemn antisemitic behaviour. The UN human rights spokesman, Rupert Colville, told a
Wyclef Jean: TPS End Will Send Haitians in US Back to 'Death and Famine'

Wyclef Jean: TPS End Will Send Haitians in US Back to 'Death and Famine'

As Wyclef Jean records in his New Jersey studio, electricity flows through his fingertips - a harmonic concoction of adrenaline, then inspiration. Or so he describes the process that has seamlessly