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Argentina: Key points in study of pedophile priest GrassiKey excerpts of study commissioned by Pope Francis and the Argentine bishops conference in a famous case of priestly sex abuse
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Mexico fires morgue director in corpse scandalThe governor of the western Mexico state of Jalisco has fired the director of the state morgue after a refrigerated truck carrying 157 unidentified bodies drew complaints from neighbors over the smell
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Mexico stops hotel project at sea turtle nesting beachEnvironmental authorities have denied permits for a proposed hotel near one of Mexico's most important sea turtle nesting beaches on the Caribbean
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Damaged buildings, graft haunt Mexico City year after quakeAcross Mexico City, buildings with gaping cracks lean at precarious angles and some people are still living outside a year after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake killed 228 people in the capital
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Turkish delight for Venezuela's Maduro draws opponents' furyVideos of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro feasting on a steak dinner prepared by a celebrity chef at a time many in his crisis-wracked nation are going hungry has drawn fury from opponents of the embattled socialist leader
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Guatemala govt bars anti-graft chief, defying court rulingGuatemala's government is defying a ruling by the country's top court to allow the return of the man who heads a U.N.-backed anti-corruption commission, with officials arguing that they have the right to force his replacement
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Argentina's Fernandez charged, arrest soughtAn Argentine federal judge has indicted former President Cristina Fernandez and asked for her arrest for allegedly heading a corruption scheme that collected bribes in exchange for public work contracts
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Mariachi shooting in Mexico City claims 6th victimMexico City authorities say a sixth person has died as a result of a weekend shooting by men dressed as mariachi musicians who attacked a restaurant at a popular plaza in the capital
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Complaints as 157 bodies kept in morgue trailer in MexicoOvercrowding at morgues in Mexico's western state of Jalisco led authorities to store 157 unidentified bodies in a refrigerated truck near the city of Guadalajara, but complaints about the smell prompted an investigation Monday
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Trial for murder of Honduran environmental activist delayedHonduras' supreme court has indefinitely suspended the start of a trial of eight men accused in the 2016 killing of prize-winning Honduran indigenous and environmental rights activist Berta Caceres
The Associated Press21 hours ago
E. Guinea: Brazil search of VP delegation suitcases illegalEquatorial Guinea is accusing Brazilian authorities of conducting an illegal search and seizure of the contents of suitcases belonging to a delegation that included the African country's vice president
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico finds 124 Central American migrants aboard trucksMexican immigration agents say they have found 124 Central American migrants aboard three trucks who said they were prevented from eating or drinking for several days
The Associated Press1 day ago
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