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Archives of Terror Describing the Horrible Fates of Many Latin Americans Were Found in 1992

Today in Latin American history, the Archives of Terror which revealed the truths of Operation Condor were discovered in 1992. The archives were discovered by a lawyer and a judge in a Paraguayan police station continue reading »

25 Bodies Discovered in 2 Mexican States

Authorities found 25 bodies in recent hours in the Mexican states of Guerrero and Michoacan, two of the states hardest hit by a wave of organized crime-related violence over the past few months. continue reading »

7 Members of Family Gunned Down in Mexico

Gunmen killed seven members of a family, including two children, and wounded seven others in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, officials said. continue reading »

Early Morning Shooting at Mexican Bar Kills 4

Four people were killed in a shooting Wednesday at a bar in Nezahualcoyotl, a city in central Mexico, media reports said. Several gunmen drove up to the Mi Oficina bar in the city's La Perla district in the early morning hours, went inside and opened fire. continue reading »

Homicide Rate Falls 4 Percent in Mexico

A total of 26,037 homicides were registered in Mexico in 2012, down 4.31 percent from the previous year, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI, said. continue reading »

5-Year-Old, Grandmother Murdered During Home Invasion in Guatemala

A 5-year-girl and her grandmother were killed by armed robbers in the eastern Guatemalan town of El Progreso, authorities said Wednesday. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Find 5 Bodies in Burning SUV

The burned bodies of five men were found Thursday inside a vehicle abandoned on a highway in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, state officials said. continue reading »

Crime Journalist Gunned Down in Southern Mexico

Mexican journalist Alberto Lopez Bello, who covered the police beat for the largest newspaper in the southern state of Oaxaca, was found dead on Wednesday, authorities said. continue reading »

7 Young Males Killed in Southern Mexico

Seven males ranging in age from 12 to 24 were fatally shot in the southern Mexican town of Coyuca de Benitez, the Guerrero state Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Leftist Mayoral Candidate Gunned Down in Mexico

A leftist candidate for the mayoralty of San Dimas, a city in the northern Mexican state of Durango, was murdered, prosecutors told Efe Tuesday. continue reading »

Brazilian Soccer Federation President Denies Ties to Journalist’s Murder

The president of the Brazilian Soccer Federation, or CBF, denied any connection to the 1975 assassination of a journalist who apparently drew the ire of the military regime that ruled the South American nation from 1964-1985. continue reading »

Bodies of Kidnapped Teenagers Discovered in Western Mexico

The attorney general of the western Mexican state of Jalisco, Luis Carlos Najera, announced Tuesday that the bodies of two teenagers who had been kidnapped on June 21 at a mall near Guadalajara, the state capital, had been found. continue reading »

Brazil Robbers Kill Little Boy “Because He Wouldn’t Stop Crying”

Robbers who assaulted the home of a Bolivian couple before dawn Friday in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo killed their only child "because he wouldn't stop crying," police officials 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 »

Honduran Authorities Discover Bodies of Kidnapped Teens

Three young kidnap victims were found murdered Thursday in northern Honduras, authorities said. The bodies of Elias Canales and Osmar Murcia, both 17, and Jairo Rivera, 18, were dumped on a highway in San Pedro Sula, a police spokesman told journalists. continue reading »

Journalist Gunned Down in Colombia

Colombian journalist Alberto Lazaro Del Valle died after being shot in the southwestern city of Cali, officials said. Authorities said the motive for Friday night's homicide would have nothing to do with his profession as a radio announcer and disc jockey, according to the latest investigations into the killing of the director of Cali's Radio Planeta. continue reading »

Sons of Journalists Murdered in Northern Mexico

The sons of two journalists were murdered by gunmen early Sunday in Chihuahua city, the capital of the like-named northern Mexican state, officials said. continue reading »

Honduran Prosecutor’s Murder Shakes Country

Even in a country that suffers an average of 20 murders a day, the assassination of a veteran prosecutor has left Honduras stunned. continue reading »

Highly Regarded Journalist Murdered in Ecuador

Ecuadorian broadcast journalist Fausto Valdiviezo was fatally shot in his car, authorities said Friday. "We are dismayed by the murder of Fausto Valdiviezo. An embrace of solidarity for his family and the commitment that the murder will not go unpunished," the country's president, Rafael Correa, said on Twitter. continue reading »

George Zimmerman’s Mother Rips Media, Says Arrest was ‘Solely to Placate the Masses’

The mother of George Zimmerman, the man being charged with the shooting death of Florida teen, Trayvon Martin, has written a letter to the public on the anniversary of her son’s arrest. In the letter, Gladys Zimmerman slams the media and says that Zimmerman’s arrest was “solely to placate the masses.” continue reading »