| Oct 8, 2013
| 12:20 PM
BUENOS AIRES — Argentina's president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, underwent a successful surgery Tuesday morning in which doctors removed blood that collected in the tissue outside her brain, a government spokesman said.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:52 AM
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, protesters mark the anniversary of the Tlatelolco massacre in Mexico City. Mexico commemorated the 45th anniversary of the massacre of students holding an anti-government protest in 1968, days before the Summer...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 1:13 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Several thousand people had gathered at an outdoor arena in the northern Mexican city of Chihuahua for the third annual “Extreme Aero Show.”
Although much of the action was overhead, festivities also included a display by so-...
| Jul 26, 2013
Last week, Mexican authorities arrested Miguel Angel Treviño Morales, the leader of the Zetas, Mexico's deadliest and most feared drug cartel. In Mexico, the news was met with relief, although there is also apprehension that his arrest will lead to a...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Despite its title, "Elysium" is no promised land.
Expectations were high that the film starring Matt Damon would carry the flag for thoughtful, big-budget films that care about more than profits. But it has ended up as something of a disappointment,...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Edward Snowden, who is wanted by the United States on suspicion of leaking national security secrets, isn’t the only person to have been caught in the diplomatic limbo of an airport transit zone.
Mehran Karimi Nasseri, an Iranian-born refugee,...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 10:02 AM
In the future-set utopia that Neill Blomkamp dreamed up for “Elysium,” the lawns are manicured and lush, the women are […]...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:30 PM
MEXICO CITY — Will Mexico’s so-called Queen of the Pacific — the woman accused, but never convicted, of being a Latin American drug kingpin — be going back to a Mexican prison after all?
Mexican federal prosecutors recently...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:43 PM
MEXICO CITY — Three men arrested in the slaying of a Mexican navy vice admiral have confessed that they were present at the time of the crime, and that they are members of a drug cartel that has been terrorizing the area, the nation’s attorney...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 1:41 PM
MEXICO CITY — Twenty-five people have been found dead, the apparent victims of at least three massacres in the troubled southwestern Mexican states of Guerrero and Michoacan, according to government and media reports Saturday.
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:28 PM
TUCSON — Young immigrants known as the “Dream 9” were released Wednesday from federal custody in Arizona, a small step in their bid to win asylum in the United States.
The immigration activists were released on parole, which allows...