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World 30 Sep 2021 | 5:09 PM

'We made it': Haitians learn from experience to reach Mexico's Tijuana

TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - While thousands of Haitians were detained, deported or expelled from a camp on Mexico's frontier with Texas last week, many others traveled west to the border city of Tijuana, hoping to avoid a crackdown aimed at stemming the rising tide of migrants.

World 24 Aug 2021 | 11:01 AM

U.S. hands former Tijuana drug cartel boss to Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Former Mexican drug cartel leader Eduardo Arellano Felix was handed over by the United States to Mexico on Monday to face criminal charges, including organized crime, after serving time in a U.S. federal prison in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

World 14 Aug 2021 | 8:19 AM

Former Brazil congresswoman goes to jail on charges of killing husband

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Flordelis dos Santos de Souza, a former Brazilian congresswoman accused of orchestrating the execution of her husband in June 2019, was arrested on Friday evening after being stripped of her parliamentary immunity.

World 25 Jul 2021 | 8:15 AM

Hundreds protest ouster of Guatemalan anti-graft crusader

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) -Hundreds of Guatemalans protested outside the presidential palace on Saturday against the ouster of anti-graft fighter Juan Francisco Sandoval, who fled the country overnight after being stripped of his post in a move that sparked a global outcry.

World 22 Jul 2021 | 8:35 AM

New self-defense militia appears in Chiapas, Mexico to fight organized crime

CHENALHÓ, Mexico (Reuters) - Just like the Zapatista rebels before them, the indigenous people of Chiapas state in southern Mexico have taken up arms, though this time they said it was to beat back the organized crime gangs plaguing their communities.

World 09 Jul 2021 | 3:23 AM

Gunfights between gangs and police close major roads in Caracas

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan authorities closed roads in northwest Caracas on Thursday due to intense firefights between security forces and organized crime gangs that analysts say are trying to expand the territory under their control in the capital.