The number of women incarcerated for federal crimes has grown by 400 percent, and no one seems to know why.
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Cristina Fernández de Kirchner appears to be heading toward re-election in October.
The turnaround from the nation’s days as a major debtor nation has also attracted Brazilians back from abroad.
The National Human Rights Commission says soldiers and police officers often burst into homes, plant evidence and steal from residents.
The company said that it was recalling 16,198 Chevrolet Impala and Buick LaCrosse cars from the 2012 model year in the United States and Canada to address sensor and power steering problems.
Mexican police officers and soldiers regularly burst into homes, plant evidence and take people’s possessions, the National Human Rights Commission said Friday.
Obama administration efforts to reduce the flow of guns and drug money to Mexico have made leaving the country harder.
Diana Nyad spent 29 hours in the water, battling asthma, shoulder pain and ocean swells.
Mexican and U.S. officials said that new efforts have been designed to get around Mexican laws that prohibit foreign military and police from operating on its soil.
Big bank stocks are among the leading decliners; fears about European banks drive latest sell-off.
Chile’s conservative president, Sebastián Piñera, is proposing a law that would give unmarried partners many rights now enjoyed only by married couples.
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Violence erupted on the streets of Chile’s capital, Santiago, on Tuesday as tens of thousands of students staged another protest demanding increased financing for public education.
President Obama defended America’s creditworthiness on Monday, saying “Our problems are eminently solvable.”
The suit seeks to recover more than $10 billion in losses on mortgage-backed securities, claiming Bank of America and its affiliates misrepresented the quality of the underlying mortgages.
Nine former soldiers and officials have turned themselves in to a court in El Salvador after being indicted in Spain for the 1989 massacre of six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter in San Salvador.