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Honor Comes Late to Óscar Romero, a Martyr for the Poor

published about 5 hours ago
Pope Francis’ decision to beatify Óscar Romero, the Salvadoran archbishop who was killed in 1980, is widely seen as a recognition of the deep pastoral commitment the archbishop demonstrated.

40 Are Killed in Gun Battle in Mexico

published about 7 hours ago
Most of the dead were civilians in a confrontation after the ambush of a police convoy in an area known for drug gangs bordering Michoacán and Jalisco States.

Colombia Rebels End Truce After a Government Attack

published about 7 hours ago
Colombia’s largest guerrilla group halted a unilateral cease-fire after government forces killed 26 rebel fighters, dealing the latest setback to talks aimed at ending over 50 years of war.

World Briefing: Honduras: Ex-President’s Son Arrested

published about 7 hours ago
Fabio Porfirio Lobo, the son of a former Honduran president, appeared in Federal District Court in Manhattan on Friday on a charge of conspiring to import cocaine into the United States.

U.S.-Cuba Talks on Restoring Diplomatic Ties Stall

published about 15 hours ago
Representatives from both nations met at the State Department but emerged without a deal and only a promise to continue talking.