- The U.S. shipped a Hellfire missile to Cuba, and
- El Chapo got busted for the third time. Sean Penn got the interview, though. UPDATE: It was a movie deal disguised as an interview.
El Chapo’s now in the same jail as he dug the tunnel from last year when he escaped. What could possibly go wrong?
Argentina’s new government says it will press claims to Falkland Islands. Buenos Aires demands talks over future of disputed territory dashing hopes that Mauricio Macri will offer more conciliatory approach than Cristina Kirchner
Evo Morales forces nurses to wear veil at Iran-financed hospital: Denuncian que obligan a usar velo a enfermeras
Brazil Inflation Reaches Highest Level in 13 Years. Consumer price inflation in Brazil increased last year to the highest rate in 13 years, underscoring one of the main challenges facing Latin America’s largest economy.
— Julián Buitrago (@julianbuitragoa) January 7, 2016
TRENACO SA: unknown Swiss outfit bags $20bn contract from PDVSA. Read the article to find out why Ecuador.
Search on for ‘City of the Monkey God’. The President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernandez, says scientists plan to explore a jungle site where they believe a mysterious ancient city is hidden.
Ismael paid a man in Kenya $5,000 dollars for a fake passport, a plane ticket to Brazil and introductions to a spidery network of human smugglers that eventually got him to Tapachula and the Hotel Palafox.
A new UCLA study shows that Guzman’s drug war has taken so many lives that it’s reduced Mexican lifespan expectations by six months, with the worst declines in the states where Guzman operates.
Yet a Facebook commenter said that Mexicans consider the news as a way for Peña Nieto to create a distraction from the poor economy.
More soccer scandals, Paraguay to send documents seized in CONMEBOL raid to US
Puerto Rico Defaults on $37 Million in Debt.
The defaulted debt corresponds to $35.9 million in bonds issued by the Puerto Rico Infrastructure Finance Authority and $1.4 million in Public Finance Corp. bonds
The lawsuit filed late Thursday by Assured Guaranty Corp. and Ambac Assurance Corporation claims the government violated the U.S. constitution by diverting tax revenues meant to back certain bonds and used them instead to finance general obligation bonds, which have higher priority.