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  • Cyberattacks strike networks in Brazil, revealing vulnerability across Latin America

     
    Latin America's vulnerability to cyberattacks was laid bare in recent weeks as government networks in several countries were hacked or temporarily shut down, and hackers threatened to go after more. On June 21, the hackers group LulzSec claimed on Twitter...
  • Forgotten on election day in Mexico, a flooded neighborhood copes

     
    Sunday was election day in Mexico's most populous state, and as widely expected, voters gave a resounding victory to the gubernatorial candidate with the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI. But in Colonia Franja del Valle de Mexico, one...
  • U.S. citizens in Ciudad Juarez prison lose appeal against drug convictions

     
    Two U.S. citizens serving time in a Mexican border prison for what their supporters call a bogus drug-smuggling convictions have lost their final appeal for freedom. A Mexican federal court ruled on Tuesday that Shohn Huckabee and Carlos Quijas, both of...
  • 'Fast and Furious' scandal grows with revelation that Mexican cartel suspects may be paid U.S. informants

     
    Are high-profile suspects in Mexican drug cartels also paid informants for U.S. federal investigators? If so, could a brewing scandal in Washington implicate more U.S. agencies in the ongoing drug-related violence in Mexico? Kenneth Melson, the...
  • 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...
  • Tucson shooting victims remembered at All-Star Game

     
    A moment of silence was observed in honor of Christina Taylor-Green, the 9-year-old daughter of Dodgers scout John Green who was slain, along with five others, in the Tucson shooting that wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in January. The names of.....
  • The week in Latin America: Peru's African legacy

     
    Here are stories that made top headlines in Latin America this week, and highlights from our coverage of the region by Times reporters and your blogger here at La Plaza: Significant court ruling in Mexico In Mexico, the Supreme Court ruled that human-...
  • 'Disgusted' by half of Buenos Aires, singer reveals social rifts in Argentina election column

     
    "Half of Buenos Aires disgusts me," a well-known singer announced in a newspaper column in Argentina last week (link in Spanish). "I've been feeling this way for a while." The writer, Fito Paez, has sparked a political controversy with the essay published...
  • The week in Latin America: Allende suicide confirmed

     
    Here are stories that made top headlines in Latin America this week, and highlights from our coverage of the region by Times reporters and your blogger here at La Plaza: Salvador Allende's death confirmed as suicide Nearly four decades after the violent...
  • Police chief in Ciudad Juarez claims Mexican feds tried to kill him

     
    The police chief of Ciudad Juarez has alleged that officers with Mexico's Federal Police attempted to kill him during a chaotic operation on Monday night, ratcheting up an increasingly bitter turf war over who gets to police the troubled border city....
  • Slain Veracruz reporter wasn't killed over her work, officials say

     
    A reporter who wrote crime and police stories in the Mexican port city of Veracruz was found dead Tuesday morning, but officials made an early denial that she was killed for her newsgathering. Yolanda Ordaz de la Cruz worked at Notiver (link in Spanish),...
  • 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...