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Morales, currently in exile, ruled Bolivia for 14 years. His party made an astonishing comeback in elections last week, but the victor Luis Arce is promising a break with the past. Newer, younger voices are standing in the wings.
If the Nabarima sinks, the resulting oil spill could be six times larger than the Exxon Valdez.
Although the two countries have an agreement to suspend non-essential border crossings, the Chihuahua state government claims that’s not being enforced on the Mexican side.
The protestors demands were myriad: killings of human rights activists and environmental defenders, police brutality and education and pension reforms were some of the issues.
The haul narrowly eclipses the nation's previous national record but is a way from some of Latin America’s biggest cocaine seizures, including 23 tons in Mexico in 2007 and 12 tons in Colombia in 2017.
One of the country’s most valued traditions honors the lives of dead friends and relatives. In a year that people most need to mourn, they’re being told to stay away from family gravesites.
A U.S. indictment behind the arrest of retired General Cienfuegos last week named the H-2 Cartel, which allegedly referred to the former military man as 'the Godfather'.
Caught between a raging pandemic and multiple levels of far-right government, the protestors could be the focus of another eviction.
The leftwing MAS party of Evo Morales was forced out amid violent protests a year ago.
Since the pandemic hit, many have headed home, but conditions there are prompting them to leave again.
Drug trafficking and money laundering charges against the former military chief, who answered only to the president, accuse him of working with, rather than against, Mexico’s powerful cartels.
The vote comes after a year of rule by a conservative interim government that is accused of human rights violations.