Venezuelan migrants in shock and limbo after new US immigration plan | CNN

CNN – “The news hit me like a bucket of cold water,” says Alejaidis More, a 30-year-old Venezuelan woman who was planning to begin her journey to the United States as of this week. On Wednesday, the US announced it was expanding Title 42 — a pandemic-era provision that allows immigration officials to deport illegal … Read more

Venezuela landslide kills at least 25 people, 50 missing | CNN

CNN – A landslide in Venezuela on Sunday killed 25 people and left more than 50 missing in the north central state of Aragua, officials said. Venezuela’s Vice President Delcy Rodríguez said days of heavy rain caused a landslide in the municipality of Santos Michelena after five tributaries of the Las Tejerias River overflowed. President … Read more

‘I cannot mourn’: Former colonies conflicted over the queen

By Kara Anna, Danica Koto and Rodney Muhumuza 11 September 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/king-charles-iii-africa-caribbean-slavery-50f9175b541f307adb2e494fcccc80f5 NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Upon ascending the throne in 1952, Queen Elizabeth II inherited millions of subjects from around the world, many of them unwilling. Today, in the former colonies of the British Empire, her death Brings complex emotions with anger. Beyond … Read more

Families of miners trapped underground in Mexico reject new rescue strategy | CNN

Mexico City CNN – to the families of Ten miners Those trapped underground in Mexico since early August have rejected a new rescue strategy proposed by the government, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday. López Obrador said the proposal to tunnel underground was rejected based on how time-consuming it would be. The El … Read more

Official: 6 of 43 missing Mexican students given to army

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Six of the 43 college students who “disappeared” in 2014 were kept alive in a warehouse for days and then turned over to a local army commander who ordered them killed, a Mexican government official leading a truth commission said Friday. Interior Undersecretary Alejandro Encinas made a shocking revelation directly tying … Read more

The evergreen tree that outlasted the dinosaurs is now endangered | CNN

New documentary “Patagonia: Life at the Edge of the World” explores one of the wildest places on Earth. A six-part series is available CNNgo. You can also access CNNgo through our CNN app. CNN – The ancient monkey puzzle tree has distinctive spiny leaves and intricate scaly branches. Its unusual features, scientists believe, Evolved as … Read more

Lula holds lead as Brazil’s election campaign officially begins

Brazil’s former leftist president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has a double-digit lead over far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, a new poll shows, as the country’s presidential election campaign officially begins. Bolsonaro and Lula, who have actually been on the campaign trail for months, held rival events on Tuesday in what experts say is one of … Read more

Nicaraguan Catholics gather for mass after gov’t bans procession

The Vatican has expressed concern over moves against the Church amid an ongoing crackdown by President Daniel Ortega. Nicaraguan Catholics have gathered in the capital Managua under heavy police presence after the government banned religious processions. Saturday’s mass protests against the church have sparked a series of moves against the church in recent weeks, including … Read more

EXPLAINER: Tension between Nicaragua and the Catholic Church

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nicaragua earlier this month shut down seven radio stations affiliated with the Catholic Church and opened an investigation into the bishop of Matagalpa, Monsignor Rolando Alvarez, accusing violent actors of “inciting acts of hatred against the population.” ” This is not the first time President Daniel Ortega has moved aggressively to … Read more

Mexico president to bypass congress to keep army in streets

MEXICO CITY (AP) – Mexico’s president has begun exploring plans to sidestep Congress to hand formal control of the National Guard to the military, which could increase the military’s control over policing in a country with high levels of violence. This has raised concerns as President Andrés Manuel López Obrador approved the creation of the … Read more