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Experts find about 15 skeletal remains in central MexicoProsecutors in Mexico's most violent state say they have found skeletal remains that may belong to the bodies of about 15 people
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Influencers behaving badly: Mexico kicks them out of ruinsArchaeological authorities in Mexico kicked some members of a “Jersey Shore”-style reality show out of the Mayan ruins of Uxmal, after cast members refused to wear masks or follow social distancing rules
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Mexico ups COVID-19 'estimate' to 89,612 deathsMexico upped its “estimated” COVID-19 deaths to 89,612, and boosted estimates of its total number of cases to 870,699
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico says drug cartels prey on mining companiesMexico has launched a special government guard force for mining operations, while admitting that drug cartels have preyed on the companies, many of which are foreign
The Associated Press1 day ago
Gunmen on motorcycle kill journalist in HondurasGunmen riding on a motorcycle shot to death a journalist in Honduras who had worked in radio and television before starting his own social media information channel
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico to close prison famous for drug lord escapeMexico has announced it will close the “Puente Grande” federal prison made famous by the 2001 escape of convicted drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Oct 28, 2019 file photo, a worker wheels out a newly purchased freezer for a customer at a "dollar store" as shoppers wait to enter, in Havana, Cuba. A debit card backed by remittances that recently became popular in Cuba because people can use it to buy home appliances, food, and replacement parts has landed on the U.S. government’s restricted list, as of Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, in a statement by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
US adds popular Cuban debit card to restricted listA debit card backed by remittances that recently became popular in Cuba because people can use it to buy home appliances, food and replacement parts has landed on the U.S. government’s restricted list
The Associated Press1 day ago
Former paramilitary leader deported to ColombiaOne of Colombia’s most wanted paramilitary leaders has been flown back to his home country after spending 12 years in U.S. prisons for drug trafficking
The Associated Press1 day ago
Brazil vets work to heal jaguars burned in Pantanal wildfireVeterinarians in the Brazilian state of Goias are working to heal jaguars injured in the wildfires crackling their way through the Pantanal wetlands, including a sedated female whose paws were scorched
The Associated Press1 day ago
Locals walk past a mural dedicated to Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes, in Mexico City, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. Smallpox was an unknown disease in Mexico before the arrival of the Spanish conquistadores and exploded in the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan after Cortes put the city under siege in 1520. Smallpox and other newly introduced diseases went on to kill tens of millions of Indigenous people in the Americas who had no resistance to the European illnesses. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
500 years ago, another epidemic swept Mexico: smallpoxThere were mass cremations of bodies; entire families died and the inhabitants of the city, afraid to pull their bodies out, simply collapsed their homes on top of them to bury them on the spot
The Associated Press1 day ago
Fabio Rodolfo Vasquez, right, poses with a fan at a promotional event outside a coffee shop, on the outskirts of Guatemala City, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Vasquez and his wife, Maria Moreno, entered an online dance contest during the new coronavirus pandemic to help them cope with the recent death of their daughter — and won it. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Mourning daughter, a Guatemalan couple find healing in danceFabio Rodolfo Vásquez and María Moreno entered an online dance contest during the coronavirus pandemic to help them cope with the recent death of their daughter — and won it
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico official: definitive COVID-19 toll will take 2 years Mexico's top coronavirus official says definitive data on the death toll from COVID-19 won't be available for “a couple of years.”
The Associated Press2 days ago
Police end Mexico toll booth takeovers after 8 monthsOf all the forms of protest in Mexico, taking over highway toll booths is one of the odder and more lucrative
The Associated Press2 days ago
11 killed in bar shooting in Mexico's most violent stateGunmen have killed 11 people and wound a twelfth in a bar in the central Mexico state of Guanajuato
The Associated Press2 days ago
Normal college students join family members of the 43 missing students from the Rural Normal School of Ayotzinapa, in a march to mark the sixth anniversary of the 43 students' enforced disappearance, in Mexico City, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Mexico to pursue soldiers, federal police in abduction probeMexico has issued 25 arrest warrants for those who carried out and knew about the abduction of 43 students in southern Mexico in 2014, including for the first time members of the military and federal police
The Associated Press3 days ago
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