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Air Canada Flight Makes Rough Landing in Nova Scotia

published 1 day ago
Flight 624 crash-landed at the Halifax airport early Sunday morning, causing a widespread power outage after clipping utility poles on entry. No major injuries were immediately reported.

A Hallucinogenic Tea Time for Some Brazilian Prisoners

published 1 day ago
A Hallucinogenic Tea Time for Some Brazilian Prisoners
The provision of ayahuasca, a psychedelic brew used in the Amazon basin for centuries, to inmates on short furloughs reflects a quest to ease pressure on Brazil’s prison system.

The Saturday Profile: Once Imprisoned in a Foreign Land, an American Fights for the Wrongly Accused

published 2 days ago
The Saturday Profile: Once Imprisoned in a Foreign Land, an American Fights for the Wrongly Accused
Eric Volz turned a wrongful conviction in Nicaragua into a vocation, helping other Americans imprisoned overseas.

In Mexico, Firing of Carmen Aristegui Highlights Rising Pressures on News Media

published 2 days ago
In Mexico, Firing of Carmen Aristegui Highlights Rising Pressures on News Media
Many believe Ms. Aristegui, a leading radio personality, and her team were fired after a report on a mansion built for the president’s wife by a company with lucrative government contracts.

President of Argentina Won’t Face Charges

published Thu, Mar 26 2015 22:26 GMT
The president and her political supporters had been accused of conspiring to hide Iranian officials’ involvement in a bombing Buenos Aires in 1994.