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  • Temporary refuge for migrants in Mexico also under threat

     
    For years, conflict has simmered and spiked between residents of a town outside Mexico City and the Central American migrants who have taken refuge there, a stop along their route northward. Tultitlan has seen thousands of often bedraggled migrants...
  • White House: Peru displaces Colombia as top cocaine producer

     
    Peru has regained its former distinction as the world’s top cocaine producer, according to an annual White House report issued Monday that said Colombia’s output fell sharply last year, putting the former leader in third place behind Bolivia.....
  • Mexican retailer lashes out at losing presidential candidate

     
    Soriana, one of Mexico's largest retailers, has been unwillingly dragged into the hullabaloo over just how dirty Mexico's recent presidential election was, and now they're yelling "ya basta!" -- enough already -- and accusing the runner-up of promoting...
  • 100 to become U.S. citizens at Valencia College

     
    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' (USCIS) Southeast Region Director Kathy Redman will administer the Oath of Allegiance to 100 candidates who will become America’s newest citizens at Valencia College on Friday, August 10, at the...
  • Colombian president announces fall peace talks with rebels

     
    Prospects for an end to four decades of civil strife in Colombia inched closer to reality Tuesday as President Juan Manuel Santos announced that his government has signed an agreement to start peace talks in Norway with the country’s largest rebel...
  • Washington Post: Rubio-Mack tiff in Colombia

     
    Did U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio's talks in Colombia last week get in the way of another Florida Republican who wants to join him in the Senate, U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV of Fort Myers? The Washington Post reported that there may have been some bad blood...
  • Happy birthday, Gabriel Garcia Marquez!

     
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez turns 84 today. Celebrate and read his interview with Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa....
  • Obama and Rubio agree: Keep Cuba out of summit gatherings

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — They rarely agree on contentious issues, but U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and President Barack Obama had a similar mission at the Summit of the Americas over the weekend. Each in his own way wants to...
  • Argentina president Fernandez proposes oil firm nationalization

     
    Argentinan president Cristina Fernandez proposal to nationalize a majority interest in the country's biggest oil company is a reaction to rising imports....
  • Colombian police announce the surrender of top narco to the DEA

     
    Javier Antonio Calle Serna, one of Colombia's most wanted drug traffickers, has surrendered to the DEA in Aruba and is now in a New York jail to face charges. The U.S. State Department had offered a $5-million reward for information leading to his arrest....
  • On Venice Garden & Home Tour, old blends with new

     
    The driveway has disappeared, and in its place is a verdant entry garden. Walk past the precast concrete block wall edged with succulents, and cross a diagonal stepping stone path toward a covered veranda. A series of thresholds -- some......
  • Colombian guerrillas kill 7 anti-narcotics police in attack

     
    Suspected FARC guerrillas killed 7 antinarcotics police in a bloody attack Wednesday night as the unit was conducting a coca eradication operation...