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Mexico morgue left bodies to rot for 2 years before autopsyA state human rights commission says a morgue in western Mexico was so overcrowded and poorly run that some unidentified bodies were left to rot for two years before being autopsied
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
Vigilante attacks on the rise in MexicoMexico's National Human Rights Commission says vigilante attacks in which mobs injured or killed people they suspected of wrongdoing are increasing
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
Mexico president says government will help Pemex until 2021Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his government will support the state-owned oil company with all the budget it needs and tax relief until 2021
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Nonprofits turn to cryptocurrency to help needy VenezuelansOver the past decade, cryptocurrencies like EOS and bitcoin have become popular among investors looking to make large profits or anonymously store money
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Brazilian fatally stabs girlfriend, shoots 3 dead at churchAuthorities in Brazil say a man knifed his girlfriend to death in her home then went to a Baptist church and opened fire with a pistol, killing three more people
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Mexico to auction off seized luxury goods to help poorMexico to auction off seized luxury cars at old presidential residence
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Nike cancels Puerto Rico-homage sneaker with Panama designNike won't release a version of its Air Force 1 shoe meant to celebrate Puerto Rico, after an indigenous group in Panama noted one of its traditional designs was used
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leaderAmnesty International has published an open letter criticizing the policies of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Mexico studies building new immigration facilitiesMexico is studying a change in the way it handles the migrants who have been overwhelming its facilities near the border with Guatemala, and may try to keep more of them in newly constructed voluntary shelters rather than in detention facilities
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Supporters of former President Cristina Fernandez gather outside a federal court as Fernandez appears for the first in a series of corruption trials, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Marcos Brindicci)
Argentina: Fernández in court for first corruption trialArgentina's Fernández appears in court for first in a series of corruption trials
The Associated Press23 hours ago
OAS calls Nicaragua to release jailed protesters by June 18The Organization of American States is calling on Nicaragua to unconditionally release all prisoners related to anti-government protests that started last year
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexicans buy fake cellphones to hand over in muggingsArmed robberies have gotten so common aboard buses in Mexico City that commuters have come up with a clever if disheartening solution: Many are buying fake cellphones, to hand over to thieves instead of their real smartphones
The Associated Press1 day ago
Cop kills ex, then himself in Brazil government buildingBrazilian officials say a police officer shot his ex-girlfriend to death in her office at the city education department in Brazil's capital and then killed himself
The Associated Press1 day ago
Nicaragua releases 100 jailed protesters to house arrestThe Nicaraguan government has released 100 prisoners to a form of house arrest, including three human rights activists
The Associated Press1 day ago
Hurricane Center: Andrea will 'degenerate,' no harm to landThe first named storm of the Atlantic season is fizzling out over the western Atlantic, far from any shore
The Associated Press1 day ago
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