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  • Demonstrations on Mexico drug war offered look at Mexicans abroad

     
    When large demonstrations in Mexico calling for an end to the drug war grew last spring, communities of citizens abroad perked up and took notice. Chatter began popping up on Facebook, Twitter and other social networks. Virtual groups formed. Mexicans...
  • Flooding washes away section of U.S. border fence

     
    Forty feet of U.S.-built fence along the border with Mexico have been washed away after flooding in Arizona, prompting I-told-you-so responses from border residents who said the fencing damaged the local ecosystem and would be prone to flooding. The...
  • Hotel owner sought in Dominican journalist killing

     
    Authorities in the Dominican Republic have alleged that a hotel owner is a key conspirator behind a plan to kidnap and assassinate a prominent muckraking journalist who made allegations of links among drug traffickers, antidrug prosecutors and business...
  • Panic grips fans during shooting near Mexico soccer match [Video]

     
    It wasn't the sort of thing you expect to see during a professional soccer match: a field emptying of players in the middle of play. Within seconds of the first pops of gunfire, frightened fans ducked under their seats for cover, then thousands rushed...
  • The week in Latin America: Cattle vs. soybeans

     
    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: Suit dismissed in Border Patrol shooting A U.S. judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking...
  • Zara contractor in Brazil accused of slave labor

     
    Brazil's labor ministry is investigating a supplier for the Spanish clothing brand Zara for allegations of slave-labor conditions at sweatshops in Sao Paolo, and is also opening labor investigations against other international companies, reports O Globo,...
  • Aeromexico pilot held in Madrid on suspicion of smuggling cocaine

     
    A Mexican airline co-pilot is under arrest in Spain on suspicion of attempting to smuggle 92 pounds of cocaine in his personal luggage on an Aeromexico flight he helped pilot. The case marks the second time in nine months that Aeromexico employees have...
  • Calderon calls on U.S. society to curb its drug use

     
    The White House on Friday issued a rare statement by U.S. President Obama on the deadly attack against civilians in a casino in northern Mexico, while President Felipe Calderon of Mexico delivered sharp words on American complicity in the violent conflict...
  • Mexican cartels splinter, branch out as drug war rages

     
    The news just gets grimmer in Mexico as the drug war nears the end of its fifth year and claims more and more innocent lives. On Thursday, gunmen burst into a casino in the northern city of Monterrey and set fire to the place, killing more than 50 people,...
  • Who is responsible for the casino tragedy in Mexico?

     
    Four days after the deadly casino attack in Monterrey in northern Mexico, the owner of the burned-out Casino Royale has not emerged in public or spoken with authorities. In fact, little is known about the owners and operators of the casino, despite...
  • The week in Latin America: Unrest continues in Chile

     
    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: 1 dead in Chile national strike A two-day national strike in Chile led to hundreds of...
  • List of Chile dictatorship victims grows, sparking controversy

     
    Chile's government has expanded its official list of victims of the Pinochet dictatorship to more than 40,000, but among the new names are victims of torture who later became torturers themselves, as well as a torture victim who fled and later returned to...