Mexican federal police killed at least 16 unarmed people in two separate attacks in early January, local media reported, dismissing an official message by the government alleging the deaths were caused by a "friendly fire."
A 65-year-old breast cancer patient in Mexico has lost her fingerprints, perhaps permanently. The woman was diagnosed with “hand-foot syndrome” caused by her chemotherapy treatmens after being denied a bank transaction that needed her fingerprints.
Authorities have issued emergency warnings to five Mexican states after it was reported that thieves had stolen potentially deadly radioactive material, the latest such heist to strike the Latin American country.
Panama is hosting the Seventh Summit of the Americas on April 10-11. Organized by the OAS – Organization of American States – this event will bring together the heads of state and foreign ministers of 34 nations including, for the first time, Cuba.
Governments across the world should establish much more aggressive and precocious regulations to reduce the number of accidents on oil rigs in the future, social and environmental justice campaigner George Barda told RT.
Carmen Aristegui, a leading Mexican investigative journalist, says her country is becoming increasingly authoritarian under President Nieto. She was fired by MVS Radio shortly after reporting on a luxury house built for the first lady.
More than 50,000 Mexican farmworkers are striking in Baja California, violently demonstrating against low pay, abuses and poor working conditions. As millions of dollars worth of crops rot in the fields, protest leaders are set to meet with growers.
A leading environmental group has filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency, accusing regulators of dismissing dangers about a certain chemical used in herbicides, including Monsanto’s widely used Roundup.
On the eve of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s state visit to Britain, Amnesty International will stage a 'hard-hitting' act of creative protest to highlight Mexican police and security officials’ complicity in organized crime and torture.
A 28-year-old hacker currently serving a six-month prison sentence for computer crimes now says that authorities asked him to help the United States gather information on Mexican drug cartels, then charged him with dozens of counts after he refused.