At least 9 dead after Brazilian prison mutiny

Police say at least nine people have been killed at a Brazilian penitentiary in a clash between rival gangs of inmates in the northern state of Roraima.


Why war-torn Colombia didn't vote for peace

Colombia's president moved quickly Monday to try to keep alive a peace bid with Marxist rebels after voters issued a shocking rejection of the pact - throwing into doubt efforts to end five decades of conflict and leaving both sides scrambling to plot their next moves.

Powerful Hurricane Matthew threatens Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba

Heavy rains from the outer bands of Hurricane Matthew drenched Jamaica and Haiti on Monday, flooding streets and sending many people to emergency shelters as the Category 4 storm approached the two countries. Two deaths were reported in Haiti, bringing the total for the storm to at least four.

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