Protesters in Peru refuse to back down as political crisis deepens
The political crisis roiling Peru deepened Saturday, as President Dina Boluarte’s new government edged toward collapse and protesters across the country refused to back down despite the military enforcing a state of emergency.
Peru imposes curfews as death toll doubles amid protests
Peru imposed curfew orders in parts of the country to try to contain violent demonstrations as clashes between protesters and police in the southern city of Ayacucho left seven people dead and more than 50 injured.
US judge halts Biden attempt to end 'Remain in Mexico' policy
A U.S. judge issued a stay order on the Biden administration’s effort to terminate the immigration policy while court challenges by Texas and Missouri continue.
FTX bankruptcy standoff heats up as Bahamas challenges US case
Bahamian liquidators are set to scuffle with U.S.-based bankruptcy lawyers over the remains of Sam Bankman-Fried's crypto empire, highlighting a key tension hanging over the downfall of FTX.
Mexico, Argentina, Colombia slam Peru’s treatment of Castillo
The leftist governments of Mexico, Argentina and Colombia threw their support behind Pedro Castillo, the Peruvian leader impeached last week, adding a new twist to the crisis that has paralyzed swathes of the country and left several protesters dead.
2 sailors hurt after several fell into water during Navy medical mission in Haiti
The sailors and 17 others fell into the waters off the coast in Jeremie, a commune in western Haiti, as they were being transferred from a small ship onto the hospital ship USNS Comfort.
Trudeau is coming for Canadians' guns. Some provinces refuse to help.
One Alberta official says the mandatory buyback is not “an objective, priority or goal” and the province is “not legally obligated to provide resources for it.”
Spyware developer NSO Group sued by Salvadoran journalists
Fifteen staffers of El Faro, a Salvadoran online news outlet, sued the Israeli company NSO Group for allegedly providing spyware that was used to hack into journalists’ mobile phones.
FBI alerted notorious spy for Russia to another working for Cuba
Opening an investigation against a decorated intelligence officer, who colleagues heralded as the “Queen of Cuba,” was painstaking and high-stakes. And almost as soon it began, the FBI nearly shot itself in the foot.
Canada to increase military and economic ties in Indo-Pacific
Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly will release her government's Indo-Pacific Strategy on Sunday, which includes nearly $1.7 billion in spending.
Venezuela's gov, opponents resume talks; US eases sanction
Venezuela's government and its opposition on Saturday agreed to create a U.N.-managed fund to finance health, food and education programs for the poor, while the Biden administration eased some oil sanctions on the country in an effort to boost the newly restarted talks between the sides.
Trump aides Bannon, Miller advising the Bolsonaros on next steps
Some allies and advisers of former President Donald Trump want Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to contest his election loss to former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Others want a global fight over free speech.
Trudeau to defend invoking emergency powers against trucker protests
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s testimony will close the six-week inquiry in Ottawa, where life was upended in late January when big rigs and other vehicles rolled in to blockade roads to protest coronavirus pandemic health measures and Trudeau’s government.
18 people found stranded at sea after 5 days without food or water, Coast Guard says
The boat was found about 50 miles off the coast of Mexico. The 20-foot boat’s motor broke down, and it started taking on water on its deck.
Wounded vet’s caretaker stuck in Mexico while his health deteriorates. Immigration wait could be 2 years.
Army veteran Joel Gomez lies in a nursing home bed, struggling with complications related to the catastrophic injuries he suffered in the Iraq War nearly two decades ago. Meanwhile, his caretaker, who has served him since 2007, is in Mexico awaiting her immigration papers.
Austin to attend security forum, visit Asian nations during weeklong trip that underscores tension in Indo-Pacific region
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will travel to Canada and two Asian countries beginning this week on a trip intended to strengthen security and defense strategies with allies.
How the war in Ukraine has raised hopes in Venezuela and bolstered its strongman president
Just three years ago, Venezuela was a nation on the verge of collapse. Today, the sense of despair has receded ever so slightly as the government of President Nicolás Maduro has backed away from leftist orthodoxy and the war in Ukraine has boosted oil prices.
UN mulling another mission to Haiti, while Haitians are skeptical
Lucmane Tabut remembers when UN peacekeepers deployed to Haiti, after the 2010 earthquake that killed roughly 220,000 people, and improperly disposed of sewage waste and contaminated a river, setting off a cholera outbreak that killed 10,000 people and sickened more than 820,000.
Venezuela officials and military members railed against the US; now they are relocating to Florida in droves
Data obtained by the Venezuelan investigative site Armando.info and the Miami Herald show there are at least 232 members of the Venezuelan military or members of the country’s Defense Ministry who have opened companies in Florida.