Days before she was set to go on trial for corruption, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced an unexpected political strategy.
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A panel of United Nations-backed investigators charged around 700 people. Other countries wanted their own anti-graft groups, but a coming election may spell its end.
Senior officers told The Times that soldiers are under intense pressure to defeat rebel groups and that a pattern of suspicious killings and cover-ups has begun to emerge this year.
This week’s Canada Letter features excerpts from The Times’s recent interview with Canada’s prime minister, whose political fortunes have fallen.
Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday.
Butchers have stopped selling meat cuts in favor of offal, fat shavings and cow hooves, the only animal protein many of their customers can afford.
A severe drought this year led to restrictions for the Panama Canal. The rains are now returning, but weather patterns are likely to make limits more commonplace in years to come.
His poll standings are in free fall, and a dispute with a female cabinet minister raised questions about his leadership, but the Canadian prime minister remains confident.
Rebels are rearming, violence is soaring in the countryside and a new government is wavering in its commitment.
An investigation into the crash of a Boeing 737 near Havana a year ago suggests that crew errors were the cause. All but one of the 113 people aboard were killed.
A new chief executive hopes that the TV and movie production business can help overcome significant difficulties elsewhere in the company.
Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive.
The recall comes after Canada failed to take back tons of household rubbish sent to the Southeast Asian country that had been labeled as recyclable.
The pardon was the latest example of the president using a unilateral power of his office to absolve a prominent figure whose case personally resonates with him.
The Department of Homeland Security said the country’s instability created conditions that “threaten the safety and security of passengers, aircraft, and crew.”
Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations.
She established Musica de Camara, a chamber ensemble, in 1979 to support classical artists and composers and expose new audiences to their works.
César González Barrón, who appeared in the 2006 movie “Nacho Libre,” became unresponsive during a wrestling bout on Saturday. No cause of death has been released.
Activists held an unauthorized, independent march in Havana despite warnings from the Communist government, which called it subversive.
The commerce minister blamed the Trump administration’s hardening trade embargo, but economists give equal or greater blame to a plunge in aid from Venezuela.