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American Missionaries Are Detained in Venezuela

published about 3 hours ago
The four missionaries, affiliated with a church in North Dakota, were involved in a medical assistance program when they were detained by the Venezuelan authorities this week.

Servando Gómez, Mexican Drug Lord Known as La Tuta, Is Captured

published about 14 hours ago
Mr. Gómez, who led the Knights Templar gang, vowed in taunting videos not to be taken alive. He was arrested at a hot dog stand, news reports said.

Cuba’s Spot on U.S. Terror List Gums Up Restoration of Relations

published about 19 hours ago
Cuba’s Spot on U.S. Terror List Gums Up Restoration of Relations
Some Republicans openly oppose the removal of the island nation from the list of countries that sponsor terrorism, while Cuban officials demand it as a prerequisite for ties.

Ottawa Journal: An Immodest Proposal Rankles a Capital Known for Modesty

published 1 day ago
Ottawa Journal: An Immodest Proposal Rankles a Capital Known for Modesty
A proposal to build an immense memorial in Ottawa to the global victims of Communism has prompted protests from architects, the mayor and the country’s chief justice.

Ariel Camacho Dies at 22; Lead Singer of Los Plebes del Rancho

published 1 day ago
Ariel Camacho Dies at 22; Lead Singer of Los Plebes del Rancho
Mr. Camacho, who played guitar and wrote songs as well as singing, was idolized by youngsters in rural Mexico and had begun amassing a fan base on the other side of the border.