Latin America

El Zulia mine blast: Nine miners dead and six still trapped

Nine coal miners have died and six remain trapped underground after an explosion in a coal mine in Colombia, the…

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Honduras judge says ex-president Juan Orlando Hernández can be extradited to US

Former Honduras president Juan Orlando Hernández should be extradited to the United States to face drug trafficking and weapons charges, a Honduran…

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Journalist killed in Mexico, eighth so far this year

Another journalist was shot to death in Mexico on Tuesday, the eighth murdered so far this year in an unprecedented…

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Venezuela’s government seeks to widen talks to include more groups

The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is seeking meetings with political and business groups, and unions, among others, so…

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Mexican cartel ‘terror schools’ train recruits in cannibalism: report

Mexican drug cartel recruits are being trained in cannibalism at barbaric “terror schools,” according to a new report. The gruesome…

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Landslides kill at least 24 as rains deluge Ecuador capital

A rain-weakened hillside collapsed in Ecuador’s capital, sweeping over homes and a sports field and killing at least 24 people, city…

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Wall of rock falls on boaters on Brazilian lake, killing 6

A towering slab of rock broke from a cliff and toppled onto pleasure boaters drifting near a waterfall on a…

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Hurricane Grace: Mexican man buries wife and five children killed in mudslide

The funeral has been held of a family of six who died when a landslide engulfed their home in the…

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Fire at Mexican offshore oil platform kills five

At least five people have been killed and six injured in a fire at an offshore oil platform owned by…

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Immigration: Is US-Mexico border seeing a surge in migrants?

President Joe Biden’s immigration policies are being heavily criticised by Republicans, as large numbers of undocumented migrants cross the US-Mexico…

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