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4 Arrested In Connection With Massacre in Mexico Have Link to “Los Zetas” Cartel

Police in the western Mexican state of Jalisco have arrested four suspects in the massacre of 18 people whose bodies were found this week outside the city of Guadalajara, officials said. continue reading »

Stranded 50 Days in Costa Rican airport, Cuban Asylum Seeker Denied Entry

Costa Rica's migration court rejected on Friday a request for asylum from a Cuban who has spent the past 50 days at San Jose's Juan Santamaria International Airport. continue reading »

Chilean Supreme Court Shuts Down Patagonia Dam Project

Chile's Supreme Court has blocked a hydroelectric plant project in the Patagonia region, accepting an appeal filed by environmental groups. continue reading »

7 Missing After Paraguay-Argentina Boat Collision

Seven people have gone missing after Argentine- and Paraguayan-flagged vessels collided in the Parana Delta, Argentine coast guard officials said Saturday. continue reading »

Rio’s Most Wanted Drug Lord Found Dead After Shootout

Brazilian police on Saturday found the dead body of a suspected major drug dealer in the slums of Rio de Janeiro shortly after a shootout. continue reading »

Rare Artifacts Discovered Near Tucson By Border Patrol Agents

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents discovered multiple artifacts during the last few months while patrolling in remote, rugged mountain areas west of the city. continue reading »

New Initiative is Helping Children with Cleft Lip and Palate in Peru

Every year thousands of children in Peru are born with a cleft lip and cleft palate. Also this year, the hospital of San Bartolome of the Ministry of Health has launched a free campaign concerning surgery for this type of malformation. Also this year, the hospital of San Bartolome of the Ministry of Health has launched a free campaign concerning surgery for this type of malformation. With the motto "Your smile is the best gift for your mother," the doctors involved in the project want to improve the quality of life of the poorest children affected by the disease. continue reading »

Sleeping Bus Driver May Be to Blame for Peruvian Crash That Kills 19

Nineteen people were killed and seven others injured when a bus plunged into a ravine in the northern province of Chachapoyas, Peru's National Police told Efe on Friday. continue reading »

Expert Recognizes Issues in Puerto Rican Bilingual Education Program

The academic director of Spain's Cervantes Institute noted here the problems involved in establishing public bilingual education in Puerto Rico, where Spanish is the mother tongue of the vast majority. continue reading »

Blog del Narco- Taxi Driver Beheaded in Guerrero

In a Volkswagen Sedan taxi a body was found decapitated and disemboweled at the junction of Highway Acapulco-Zihuatanejo and the road that leads to Old Ejido. The discovery occurred at 8:00 am on Thursday. continue reading »

Protest Held in Mexico by Mothers of “Disappeared”

Hundreds of mothers and other relatives of the "disappeared" held a protest in this capital on Thursday - Mother's Day in Mexico - to demand justice. continue reading »

Propane Gas Poisons 25 at Dominican Tobacco Processing Plant

At least 25 workers were poisoned on Thursday when they inhaled propane gas that leaked from some tanks located at a tobacco processing plant in the town of Licey al Medio in the northern Dominican province of Santiago. continue reading »

80 Tons of Drug Precursors Confiscated by Guatemalan Police

At least 80 tons of drug precursors were seized in two separate operations in Guatemala and one person was arrested, the National Civilian Police, or PNC, said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Rotting Limbs of two Men Found in Guerrero ( Photo Warning)

The rotting limbs of two men were found dismembered yesterday afternoon in a vacant lot on a hill in the community of Vista Hermosa. It is noteworthy that the balance of these bodies for the limbs have not yet been located. continue reading »

Argentine Grandmother Charged For Beating Grandson Over Report Card

A court in Buenos Aires arraigned a woman on domestic violence charges after she hit her 7-year-old grandson for bringing home a bad report card, the Argentine press said Thursday. continue reading »

Honduran Radio Journalist Kidnapped On Way to Work

Honduran police have enlisted the help of foreign investigators who happened to be here for a conference in the search for a radio journalist kidnapped early Wednesday, the office of President Porfirio Lobo said in a statement. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 18 Bodies Found All Mutilated, Some Beheaded in Guadalajara

The remains of 18 people, including some who were beheaded and all of whom were mutilated, have now been found by a highway near the western Mexican city of Guadalajara, officials said. continue reading »

Suspicious Details Regarding the Arrest of Prominent Cuban Dissident

The opposition Cuban Commission on Human Rights and National Reconciliation denounced the fact that dissident Jose Daniel Ferrer, who spent eight years in prison as one of the "Group of 75," was arrested on Wednesday in Havana. continue reading »

Cuban Tourism to See Boost with Increased Capacity and New Destinations

Cuba is intending to increase its hotel capacity on its offshore keys and islets to take advantage of the economic opportunities offered by tourism, according to leaders in the sector attending the 32nd International Fitur Fair. continue reading »

Brazilian Helicopter Crash Leaves 8 Dead, Including Murder Suspect

All eight people aboard were killed when a police helicopter crashed in the central Brazilian state of Goi├ís, authorities said. continue reading »