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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 21:27:13 GMTPresident Trump signed a memorandum Monday, one of his first orders as president, freezing federal funding to health providers abroad who discuss abortion as a family-planning option.Anti-abortion groups welcomed President Trump’s decision, while reproductive rights advocates said it would endanger women in poor countries by reducing health services.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 01:34:13 GMTPresident Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico seemed to adapt President Trump’s “America first” message to his own purposes in a speech on Monday.President Enrique Peña Nieto promised a robust dialogue with President Trump at their meeting next week, with the protection of Mexican citizens a priority.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 03:29:51 GMTRonald Webster at the United Nations in 1969.Mr. Webster demanded to be severed from a three-island federation created by Britain in 1967 and insisted on embracing the mother country rather than breaking with it.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:26:24 GMTYamila González Cabeza, 44, center, helped to organize clothes donated for fellow Cubans stuck at the border.The Obama administration ended special immigration privileges for Cubans after normalizing relations with Cuba. Now migrants arrive into a desperate limbo after an arduous journey.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 19:00:48 GMTPrime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada with supporters in Kingston, Ontario, on Jan. 12. Mr. Trudeau took off on a nationwide tour that included town hall-style events.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, facing two ethics investigations, skipped the World Economic Forum in favor of a cross-Canada roadshow.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:30:34 GMTJoaquín Guzmán Loera, known as El Chapo, was escorted off a plane at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, N.Y., on Thursday. The decision to extradite Mr. Guzmán was an about-face for the Mexican government, which once claimed that he would serve his long sentence in Mexico first.In an about-face for the Mexican government, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, known as El Chapo, was turned over to American officials on Thursday night.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:06:17 GMTInmates at the Alcaçuz state penitentiary, near Natal in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, on Thursday. The police have been unable to take control of the prison since a riot on Saturday that killed 26 inmates.Specially equipped police officers entered a prison near the city of Natal as rival gangs battled each other with metal bars and wooden clubs in scenes reminiscent of medieval warfare.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:22:24 GMTPrime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada with supporters in Kingston, Ontario, on Jan. 12. Mr. Trudeau has set off on a nationwide tour that includes town hall-style events.With the Canadian prime minister’s image in need of some polishing, his January town-hall tour has all the earmarks of a campaign to reconnect with voters.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:08:33 GMTTeori Zavascki, a Brazilian Supreme Court justice, was killed along with at least two other people traveling on a small plane when it crashed into the Atlantic. The cause of the crash was unknown as of Thursday night.The Supreme Court justice, Teori Zavascki, had earned a reputation as a judge prepared to curb abuses of power by influential lawmakers and business leaders.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 02:19:19 GMTOutside the Colegio Americano del Noreste in Monterrey, Mexico, on Wednesday after a teenage student shot several students and a teacher and killed himself.The motives of a 15-year-old who opened fire in Monterrey were unknown, and investigators were looking into where he got the weapon.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:39:31 GMTIsidro Baldenegro López in 2003.Mr. Baldenegro, winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize, defended the western Sierra Madre’s old-growth forests against powerful local strongmen.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:14:34 GMTAn attacker was sought after opening fire during an international electronic music festival in Playa Del Carmen, and tourists were among the dead, officials said.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:48:56 GMTExchanging old notes for new ones at a bank in Caracas, Venezuela, on Monday.The move, which has been surrounded by chaos for over a month, is meant to lighten the load for Venezuelans who must carry around bags of cash.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 02:59:44 GMTCanada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, in Ottawa last month. Two conflict-of-interest inquiries threaten to tarnish the image of Mr. Trudeau, who has promised to conduct politics in a transparent manner.The conflict-of-interest investigation and another involving a political fund-raiser threaten to tarnish Mr. Trudeau’s image.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:56:09 GMTThe Brazilian authorities on Sunday at the State Penitentiary of Alcaçuz, near Natal, after a riot on Saturday night.More than two dozen inmates were killed and many were mutilated, the authorities said. The country is reeling from a wave of bloody inmate violence.
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 22:26:06 GMTShe defined herself by her painting, especially when she painted herself. Revisit the life of Kahlo who died 62 years ago.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:00:03 GMTThe blocked entrance to a defunct paper mill in Wizernes.As a presidential election approaches this spring, even workers in the country’s rust belt are embracing right-wing populism.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:00:03 GMTIt used to be an “I’m not worthy” declaration. Now it’s just another way of expressing everyone’s favorite theme: how great we are.
Sat, 31 Dec 2016 00:33:18 GMTAmid an economic collapse, a wave of violence is afflicting the country.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 06:05:38 GMTMr. Castro was seen as a ruthless despot by some and hailed as a hero by others.