'God will decide if we make it': Central American caravan presses northward

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘God will decide if we make it’: Central American caravan presses northward Honduran migrants take part in a caravan heading to the US, in the outskirts of Tapachula, on their way to Huixtla, Chiapas state, Mexico. Photograph: Pedro Pardo/AFP/Getty Images Despite Trump’s claims of Läs mer…

Bolsonaro's leftist rival warns Brazilians of electing an extremist ‘barbarian’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brazil Far-right populist Jair Bolsonaro and leftwing Fernando Haddad go head-to-head on Sunday in decisive presidential election Fernando Haddad, left, of the Workers’ party said on Tuesday his opponent Jair Bolsonaro represents ‘the dross of the dictatorship’. Photograph: Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images Brazil is on Läs mer…

Justin Trudeau says he is unlikely to cancel Saudi armored vehicles sale

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Canada Prime minister said the 2014 agreement had been written in such a way that taxpayers would have to pay a large amount to end it Justin Trudeau attends the Francophone countries summit in Yerevan, Armenia, on 12 October. Photograph: Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images Canada’s Läs mer…

Hurricane Willa: Mexico prepares for 'extremely dangerous' storm

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Mexico Willa expected to make landfall on Tuesday afternoon ‘Extraordinary emergency’ issued for 19 municipalities Workers protect a storefront with wood panels at the Mazatlán port in Sinaloa state, Mexico, on Monday before the arrival of Hurricane Willa. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images Authorities are rushing Läs mer…

Hurricane Willa strengthens to category 5 off Mexico's Pacific coast

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Mexico Storm to pass over or near the Islas Marías early Tuesday ‘Potentially catastrophic’ storm may bring six to 12 inches of rain Satellite image of Hurricane Willa off Mexico’s Pacific coast on 22 October. Photograph: Handout/AFP/Getty Images Hurricane Willa has grown into a Läs mer…

Bruce McArthur: alleged Toronto serial killer waives right to preliminary hearing

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Canada McArthur faces trial in the deaths of eight men with ties to Toronto’s gay community Bruce McArthur, 66, was arrested in January and charged with the murder of eight men. Photograph: HANDOUT/Reuters A suspected serial killer who faces trial in the deaths of Läs mer…

Trump says he has alerted military to 'national emergency' of migrant caravan

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump President blames Mexico for failing to stop caravan and says he will be stopping aid to Central American countries Thousands of mostly Honduran migrants crowded into the Mexican border city of Tapachula over the weekend after trekking on foot from the Guatemalan Läs mer…

'After what I lived through?': survivors of Brazil’s dictatorship fear Bolsonaro

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brazil ‘After what I lived through?’: survivors of Brazil’s dictatorship fear Bolsonaro With the country poised to elect a dictator-praising, pro-torture populist, old wounds have been ripped open Jair Bolsoanro is an outspoken admirer of the military dictatorship. ‘We want a Brazil that is Läs mer…

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro says he would put army on streets to fight crime

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jair Bolsonaro Presidential frontrunner says in TV interview that country is ‘at war’ Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro backs a military solution to crime. Photograph: Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images Jair Bolsonaro, the frontrunner to become Brazil’s next president, said on Sunday that, if elected, he Läs mer…

Honduran refugee caravan crosses into Mexico through river

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Refugees Thousands of migrants abandon legal crossing in bid to reach the United States Honduran migrants heading in a caravan to the US wait to help people get down to the Suchiate River. Photograph: Pedro Pardo/AFP/Getty Images About 2,000 Central Americans trying to reach Läs mer…

Pioneer of women's football in Mexico is latest victim of Tijuana violence

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Mexico Marbella Ibarra founded the country’s first professional club for women. The discovery of her bound and brutalised body made her a statistic in her home town’s violent recent history Marbella Ibarra, left, pictured with player Inglis Hernández, was the founder of Mexico’s first Läs mer…

Trial of eight accused of murdering Honduran activist in chaos

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Berta Cáceres Berta Cáceres’s family left without lawyers as legal manoeuvres continue bitter legacy of her protest against the Agua Zarca dam Berta Cáceres, winner of the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize, who was murdered in March 2016. Photograph: Tim Russo/AP The trial Läs mer…

Trapped at the border: the forlorn Hondurans hoping to reach the US

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Honduras Trapped at the border: the forlorn Hondurans hoping to reach the US As some of would-be migrants head home, 4,000 remain at the Guatemala-Mexico border Honduran migrant caravan on the Guatemala-Mexico border bridge in Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico. Photograph: Pedro Pardo/AFP/Getty Images Läs mer…

Migrant caravan in Guatemala breaks through border fence into Mexico – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 1:02 About 3,000 central American migrants have streamed over the international bridge from Guatemala into Mexico after breaking through metal gates at the border fence. Locals cheered and handed out bottles of water, while Guatemalan police officers stood to the side of Läs mer…

Oldest Brazilian human fossil Luzia found amid National Museum debris

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brazil Museum director Alexander Kellner said the fossil was broken and 80% of its pieces had been recovered Fragments of the oldest human fossil found withinBrazilian borders, known as Luzia, are displayed during a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 19 October. Läs mer…