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11 Bodies Found in Clandestine Graves in Mexico

11 Bodies Found in Clandestine Graves in Mexico

Mexican authorities have discovered 11 bodies in two clandestine graves in the western state of Michoacan, authorities said. continue reading »

Atletico Defeats Real Madrid Thanks to Mandzukic

Atletico Defeats Real Madrid Thanks to Mandzukic

A goal by recent acquisition Mario Mandzukic just 80 seconds into Friday's second leg of the Spanish Super Cup gave Atletico Madrid a 2-1 aggregate win over Real Madrid. continue reading »

Another Mexican State Bans Use of Circus Animals

Another Mexican State Bans Use of Circus Animals

The Mexican state of Coahuila has banned the use of animals in circuses or in any other kind of entertainment. The reform, unanimously passed by the state legislature, prohibits the use of animals in shows or promotional parades, even including the rabbits and doves manipulated by magicians in their sleight-of-hand feats. continue reading »

4 Groups File Lawsuit Against U.S. Gov’t Over Deportations

4 Groups File Lawsuit Against U.S. Gov’t Over Deportations

Four organizations sued the United States Government on Friday for the deportation of immigrant mothers and children who, according to the lawsuit, had fled from violence in Central America. continue reading »

Mexico’s Gendarmerie Ready to Hit the Streets

Mexico’s Gendarmerie Ready to Hit the Streets

President Enrique Peña Nieto on Friday formally commissioned the Gendarmerie, a new division of the Mexican Federal Police. continue reading »

Colombia: “Serious Possibilities” Exist For Ending the Conflict

Colombia: “Serious Possibilities” Exist For Ending the Conflict

The head of the Colombian government delegation negotiating peace with leftist FARC guerrillas said on Friday that the process is entering "decisive moments" and that there are "serious possibilities" for ending the decades-long conflict. continue reading »

Border Vigilantes Return in Wake of Surge of Unaccompanied Children

Border Vigilantes Return in Wake of Surge of Unaccompanied Children

The flood of unaccompanied Central American children in recent months has sparked a comeback of militias like the Minutemen, making even more complex the situation on the Mexican border. continue reading »

Man Lives Off of Insects for 12 Days in Brazilian Jungle

Man Lives Off of Insects for 12 Days in Brazilian Jungle

A 65-year-old man lost in the Amazon jungle survived for 12 days eating insects like bees and flies, authorities of the northern state of Amazonas said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Supreme Court Upholds Sales Tax Increase in Border States

Mexico’s Supreme Court Upholds Sales Tax Increase in Border States

Mexico's Supreme Court has upheld a law that raised the sales-tax rate in border states from 11 percent to 16 percent to bring it in line with the rest of the country. continue reading »

Spain Has Welcomed 36.3 Million Foreign Tourists in 2014

Spain Has Welcomed 36.3 Million Foreign Tourists in 2014

In the first seven months of the year, Spain welcomed 36.3 million foreign tourists, 7 percent more than in the same period of 2013 and the most ever recorded between January and July. continue reading »

Sinaloa Legislators Repeal Restrictions on Media at Crime Scenes

Sinaloa Legislators Repeal Restrictions on Media at Crime Scenes

Legislators in the western Mexican state of Sinaloa repealed a measure that barred reporters from crime scenes and otherwise limited their ability to cover issues of public safety and criminal justice. continue reading »

Nissan to Make 3 Small Infiniti Models at New Mexico Plant

Nissan to Make 3 Small Infiniti Models at New Mexico Plant

Nissan Motor Co. will manufacture three small Infiniti luxury vehicles at the plant it is jointly building with Germany's Daimler in the north-central Mexican state of Aguascalientes, Japanese daily Nikkei reported Friday. continue reading »

Dominican Republic Bans Miley Cyrus Concert

Dominican Republic Bans Miley Cyrus Concert

The Dominican Republic's CNEPR entertainment and radio commission has banned a concert that U.S. singer Miley Cyrus was scheduled to perform in the nation's capital on Sept. 13. continue reading »

Mexican Grad Student Develops Voice-Recognition Software

Mexican Grad Student Develops Voice-Recognition Software

A graduate student in the engineering department is developing voice-recognition software for use in investigations and court cases, the National Autonomous University of Mexico, or UNAM, said. continue reading »

Brazil Seeks to Raise At Least $5.36 Billion in 4G License Auction

Brazil Seeks to Raise At Least $5.36 Billion in 4G License Auction

Brazil's government expects to raise at least 11.8 billion reais ($5.36 billion) in a Sept. 30 auction of six fourth-generation (4G) wireless licenses. continue reading »