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At least 70 injured in Mexico commuter train crash

Sun, 19 Apr 2009 11:19:22 GMT

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- An official says at least 70 people have been injured in a commuter train crash on the outskirts of Mexico City....

Blocked candidates could tarnish Haiti vote

Sun, 19 Apr 2009 07:59:32 GMT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Haitian President Rene Preval could see his economic projects and constitutional reform emerge as the big winners when long-delayed Senate elections are finally held on Sunday....

Mexico says 8 killed in attack on police convoy

Sun, 19 Apr 2009 06:54:29 GMT

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Eight Mexican law enforcement officers were killed Saturday in a brazen attack on a police convoy transporting an important drug suspect to a prison in western Mexico....

Mexico targets Death Saint popular with criminals

Sun, 19 Apr 2009 05:17:02 GMT

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexican authorities are cracking down on an icon worshipped both by drug dealers and by the terrified people who live in drug-torn neighborhoods: the Santa Muerte, or Death Saint....

Caribbean asks US to expand anti-drug Merida plan

Sun, 19 Apr 2009 04:20:11 GMT

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) -- Caribbean leaders said they have asked the U.S. to expand a $1.4 billion program to help Mexico and Central America fight drug trafficking and organized crime to include aid for their island nations....