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Helicopter Kills 4, Injures 1 in Central Mexico

Businessman and politician Juan Ignacio Torres Landa was among four people killed Friday when a helicopter crashed in the central Mexican city of San Luis Potosi, the governing Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, said. continue reading »

Guatemala’s Homicide Rate Jumps 9 Percent in 2013

The 2,597 homicides committed in Guatemala in the first five months of the year represent an increase of 9 percent over the same period in 2012, the Mutual Support Group, or GAM, said Thursday. continue reading »

Human Rights Group Concerned by Violent Deaths in Mexican Prison

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) expresses its concern over the violent death of at least 13 persons at the Center for Social Re-adaptation for Adults (CERESO) No. 1 of the city San Luis Potosí, capital of the State of the same name, in Mexico. continue reading »

4 Bodies, Including 13-Year-Old Boy Found on Road in Chihuahua

Four people, one of them a 13-year-old boy, were found fatally shot on a road in the northern border state of Chihuahua, Mexican authorities said Friday. continue reading »

Death Toll of Fireworks Accident Rises to 14 in Mexico

The death toll from a fireworks explosion in the central Mexican state of Tlaxcala has risen to 14, authorities said Saturday. The state government said in a statement that nine people died at the site of the accident in the village of Jesus Tepactepec - eight men and one woman - while five others seriously injured in the blast, including one child, passed away in area hospitals. continue reading »

Tampered Alcohol Kills 87, Over 1,000 Sickened in Libya

At least 87 people have died and 1,014 are suffering the effects of being poisoned last week in Libya from drinking adulterated alcohol, the nation's health minister said. continue reading »

Fireworks Accident Kills 9 in Mexico

Nine people were killed Friday when a vehicle carrying fireworks exploded during a religious festival in the central Mexican state of Tlaxcala, authorities said. continue reading »

Suicide Bomber in Pakistan Kills 18

At least 18 people were killed and dozens more wounded Friday in a suicide bombing in the northwestern Pakistani town of Hangu, police told Efe. Geo television said the death toll was 22. continue reading »

Recent Weather Conditions Affect Airports, Kill 3 in Spain

The wind-, rain- and snowstorm affecting a large part of Spain on the weekend, along with other European countries, has taken the lives of three people and affected rail, air and road traffic. continue reading »

Flood in Jakarta, Indonesia Kills 15

Indonesian autorities raised to 15 Saturday the number of deaths caused this week by flooding across extensive areas of Jakarta, the nation's capital. continue reading »

Bus Crash Kills 30 People in Nepal

At least 30 people died and another 13 were injured Saturday when the bus they were traveling in plunged down a 200-meter (650-foot) precipice in western Nepal, a police official told Efe. continue reading »

Death Toll of Bar Shooting in Brazil Rises to 7

The death toll from the massacre at a bar in Sao Paulo, Brazil's largest city, has risen to seven, with the evidence pointing to the possible role of police officers in the crime, officials said. continue reading »

Assailants Attack Bar in Brazil, Killing 6

A group of unknown assailants killed six people early Saturday at a bar in Sao Paulo, an incident that comes amid a recent wave of violence in Brazil's largest metropolis. continue reading »

Major Bus Accident Kills 11, Injures 30 in Colombia

Eleven people died, including four children, and another 30 were injured in a bus crash on the highway between the Colombian provinces of Caldas and Cundinamarca, traffic authorities said Saturday. continue reading »

8 Die After Cold Front Passes Through Mexico

At least eight people have died in two Mexican states in recent days amid a cold wave that has sent temperatures plunging to as low as -5 C (23 F), officials said. continue reading »

Chile Lowers Death Toll in Andes Car Crash

The governor of the Chilean province of Los Andes, Edith Quiroz, has lowered the number of fatalities to four in the collision of a bus and a truck on the route connecting Chile and Argentina through the Los Libertadores mountain pass in the Andes. continue reading »

Car Accident in the Andes Kills 5, Injures 25

Five people died and another 25 were injured Friday when a bus and truck collided on the international route connecting Chile with Argentina through the Los Libertadores mountain pass in the Andes, authorities said. continue reading »

Wall Collapse at Old Factory Kills 8 in Brazil

At least eight people died when the wall of an old factory undergoing restoration work collapsed in the southeastern Brazilian city of Sorocaba, officials said. continue reading »

3 Die, 5 Still Missing from Colombian Shipwreck

At least three people died, five went missing and 14 were rescued after a Colombian-flagged vessel went down in the Pacific Ocean, the Colombian navy said. continue reading »

Mine Explosion Kills 3 in Mexico

Three people were killed and three others injured Friday in an explosion at a mine in the central Mexican municipality of Zacazonapan, authorities told Efe. continue reading »