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  • A senseless end for Facundo Cabral, and shame in Guatemala

     
    The brutality and senselessness of armed conflicts in Latin America -- guerrillas, cartels, paramilitaries -- can often seem to know no boundaries. In shootouts and massacres, civilians and migrants usually make up the bulk of the victims, no matter the...
  • The week in Latin America: A smuggler named John

     
    The Times this week published a four-part series by reporter Richard Marosi on the U.S. face of Mexico's Sinaloa cartel, considered one of the most powerful criminal organizations in the world. Here are highlights from the series, and other stories that...
  • 6,060 year sentence in 1982 massacre in Guatemala [Photos]

     
    6,060 year sentence: It was a historic incidence of repression, and now four former soldiers have each received 6,060 year sentence for their part in the Dos Erres, Guatemala, massacre....
  • Former conjoined twins celebrate 10th birthday

     
    Twin girls once joined at head celebrate brithday nine years after separation surgery...
  • The week in Latin America: Don't cross this union boss

     
    Here are stories that made top headlines this week in Latin America, and highlights from our coverage of the region by Times reporters and your blogger here at La Plaza: Poverty grows in Mexico Mexico's government and political class struggled to come...
  • The week in Latin America: Start-ups grow in Cuba

     
    Here are stories that made headlines this week in Latin America, and highlights from our coverage of the region by Times reporters and your blogger here at La Plaza: Small businesses in Cuba Reporting from Havana, correspondent Tracy Wilkinson examines...
  • The week in Latin America: Meet Cuba's Scrabble man

     
    Stories that made headlines this week in Latin America, and highlights from our coverage of the region by Times reporters and your blogger here at La Plaza....
  • A place where Guatemalan day laborers are survivors of war

     
    The laborers who undocumented immigrants from Guatemala participate in an unsettling video installation by Mexican artist Yoshua Okon on view at a university gallery in Mexico City. They are war survivors playing themselves....
  • Deadly mudslides in Guatemala as rainy season's storms batter region [Updated]

     
    Heavy rainfall unleashed mudslides in Guatemala that have claimed at least 45 lives, and officials say hope is fading to find any survivors trapped under mud in two separate slides on the same highway in western Guatemala (link with video by the BBC)....
  • Guatemala tapping volcanoes as new energy sources [Updated]

     
    Dotted with volcanoes, Guatemala is seeking to harness their geothermal energy to create green power sources, part of a growing trend in Central America, Reuters reports. By harnessing the heat of steam and water trapped deep under the active Pacaya...
  • U.S. Citizen, 4, Returns Home After Immigration Dispute

    U.S. Citizen, 4, Returns Home After Immigration Dispute
    A 4-year-old American citizen thrown in the middle of a messy immigration dispute will be returning back home to her family in Brentwood Tuesday after she was sent to Guatemala several weeks ago. Emily Samantha Ruiz was supposed to return to New York...
  • Long Island Girl Deported To Guatemala Is Reunited With Family

    Long Island Girl Deported To Guatemala Is Reunited With Family
    Finally, 4-year-old Emily Ruiz is back with her parents. Nineteen days after being detained at Washington's Dulles Airport and sent to Guatemala, Emily is home on Long Island with her mother, father and brother. "Emily represents one of the million...