Construction Flaws Led to Mexico City Metro Collapse, Independent Inquiry Shows

MEXICO CITY — Construction errors led to the May collapse of an overpass in Mexico City’s subway system that killed 26 folks and injured scores extra, in accordance to the preliminary outcomes of an unbiased investigation launched by town’s authorities on Wednesday. The report, produced by the Norwegian threat administration…

Why The WHO is Urging Wealthy Nations to Give Latin America Priority for Vaccine Donations

RIO DE JANEIRO — The World Health Organization is urging the rich nations that not too long ago pledged to donate one billion Covid-19 vaccine doses to give precedence to Latin American nations with excessive ranges of virus transmission and mortality. Nine of the ten nations with the newest deaths…

Mexico City Train Crash Inquiry Points to Construction Flaws

MEXICO CITY — Construction errors led to the May collapse of an overpass in Mexico City’s subway system that killed 26 folks and injured scores extra, in accordance to the preliminary outcomes of an impartial investigation launched by the town’s authorities on Wednesday. The report, produced by the Norwegian danger…

Peruvian Election, Still Undecided, Pushes a Democracy to Its Brink

LIMA, Peru — Peru has been via a 12 months of profound turmoil: it cycled via three presidents, suffered one of many world’s highest coronavirus loss of life charges and watched its financial system shrink greater than any within the area underneath the load of the pandemic. Many within the…

Argentine President Offends With Comment on Race: ‘Brazilians Emerged from the Jungle’

BUENOS AIRES — During a current go to to Argentina by the prime minister of Spain, President Alberto Fernández tried to attach along with his visitor by paying homage to Argentina’s European immigrant heritage. Instead, with an announcement that was broadly seen as xenophobic and offensive, Mr. Fernández managed to…

In Nicaragua, Repression Deepens as More Opposition Leaders Are Detained

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Nicaraguan police have detained 5 outstanding opposition figures in two days, accelerating a slide towards one-party rule. A wave of arrests of politicians and civil society leaders on unsubstantiated fees of subversion has left the long-ruling president, Daniel Ortega, operating virtually unopposed in November’s normal elections. “Ortega…

El Salvador Becomes First Nation to Make Bitcoin Legal Tender

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — El Salvador’s Legislative Assembly has accredited laws making the cryptocurrency Bitcoin authorized tender within the nation, the primary nation to accomplish that, simply days after President Nayib Bukele made the proposal at a Bitcoin convention. The digital forex can be utilized in any transaction and…

Kamala Harris, With Blunt Language on Border, Forges Immigration Image

MEXICO CITY — Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday capped her first overseas journey, assembly with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to debate financial cooperation in addition to joint efforts to handle migration and safety alongside their shared border. The two leaders signed an settlement within the nationwide palace…

U.N. Security Council Recommends António Guterres for a Second Term

The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday formally really useful the re-election of António Guterres as secretary normal, assuring a second time period for the Portuguese statesman that can hold him in workplace till 2027. The suggestion, which fits to a ceremonial vote of approval by the 193-member General Assembly…