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World Briefing: Mexico: Runaway Truck Kills Pilgrims

published about 19 hours ago
The authorities on Thursday raised the death toll to 23 in a central Mexican town where a truck lost control and slammed into a religious procession.

Cabarete Journal: Dominican Resort’s Fate at Center of Debate Over Haitians and Immigration

published 1 day ago
Cabarete Journal: Dominican Resort’s Fate at Center of Debate Over Haitians and Immigration
Haitians, who had brought new life to an abandoned seaside hotel, face ejection under new laws and conflict with their island neighbors.

Mexican President’s Ties to Contractor Raise Questions

published 1 day ago
Mexican President’s Ties to Contractor Raise Questions
Several recent scandals have tainted the legacy of President Enrique Peña Nieto and further eroded the public’s faith in the country’s governing institutions.

Brazil Arrests Nuclear Chief in Widening of Graft Case

published 2 days ago
Othon Luiz Pinheiro da Silva is accused of taking more than $1.3 million in bribes as chief executive of Eletronuclear, a company that operates nuclear plants.

At War Blog: Lt. Col. Kate Germano on the Marines and Women

published Tue, Jul 28 2015 08:16 GMT
At War Blog: Lt. Col. Kate Germano on the Marines and Women
Colonel Germano was relieved of command at Parris Island in June under circumstances that remain contentious, and then the Marine Corps Gazette decided not to print an article of hers that had been scheduled. It is now printed here.