Tag: Mexico

Ecuadorian tribunal deems arrest of former Vice President Glas illegal

But the three-member panel also upheld his ongoing imprisonment, arguing it could not ‘modify’ his sentence. The defence team for former Ecuadorian Vice President Jorge Glas has hailed a decision declaring his arrest inside Mexico’s embassy in Quito illegal. Still, on Friday, lawyer Sonia Vera Garcia pledged to appeal the ruling, which upheld her client’s […]

Residents in North America look to the sky for a rare total solar eclipse

A major golf tournament ground to a halt. Schools emptied of students. And thousands of people across North America turned their eyes to the sky to watch a rare celestial event. On Monday, parts of Canada, Mexico and the United States were treated to a total solar eclipse, a phenomenon that will not arise for […]

Mexico to Iran, why are attacks on embassies so controversial?

EXPLAINER International law decrees that embassies are ‘inviolable’. Recent attacks on embassies have breached that understanding, prompting anger. Mexico and Ecuador are locked in a diplomatic spat after Ecuadorian police raided the Mexican embassy in Quito on Friday to arrest former Ecuadorian Vice President Jorge Glas. Glas had been seeking political asylum in the Mexican […]

Mexican President Lopez Obrador responds to mayoral candidate’s slaying

The death of Bertha Gisela Gaytán has renewed concerns over violence in the lead-up to the nationwide election on June 2. Outgoing Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has offered condolences to the family of a slain mayoral candidate who was shot dead shortly after launching her campaign. The shooting was the latest in a […]

‘Horrific’: US Supreme court allows Texas to detain, deport migrants

The United States Supreme Court has lifted a pause on a controversial law that allows Texas state authorities to detain and deport migrants and asylum seekers, a measure critics have dubbed the “show me your papers” law. The top court on Tuesday voted six to three to allow the law, Texas Senate Bill 4 (SB4), […]

13 budget-friendly places where couples can retire abroad and live on as little as $1,500/month

Retiring in the U.S. can be expensive. In Florida, often the favorite state of the nation’s retirees, settling down to enjoy your golden years can cost as much as $58,396 a year. That’s one reason why many Americans choose to leave the States and retire abroad. Nearly 450,000 people received their Social Security checks outside […]

Alec Baldwin faces renewed manslaughter charges over 2021 ‘Rust’ movie set shooting

An image of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who died after being shot by Alec Baldwin on the set of his movie “Rust”, is displayed at a vigil in her honour in Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 23, 2021. Kevin Mohatt | Reuters New Mexico prosecutors have re-charged Alec Baldwin with two counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection […]

Migrants from southern Mexico’s dispersed caravan pin hopes on permits – Times of India

MAPASTEPEC: Thousands of people from a 4,000-strong migrant caravan that has been crossing southern Mexico by foot since Christmas Eve dispersed on Tuesday as they boarded buses to processing centers where they are expected to apply for travel permits today. Buses provided by Mexican immigration authorities took the migrants to facilities in Huixtla, just 25 […]

Names in Jeffrey Epstein court documents unsealed

Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell attend the Batman Forever/R. McDonald Event in New York City on June 13, 1995. Patrick McMullan | Getty Images New York federal court documents containing previously hidden names of people associated in some way with the late notorious sex offender Jeffrey Epstein began being unsealed Wednesday evening. Many of the […]

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