One year on, migrant caravan leaves unexpected legacy

One year on, migrant caravan leaves unexpected legacy

MEXICO CITY: A year ago, thousands of Central American men, women and children chasing the American dream arrived in Mexico in a massive caravan that has left a lasting legacy – just not the one people generally thought it would. Their arrival at the Guatemala-Mexico border on Oct 19, 2018, was a harbinger of the drama to […]

Mexico president defends release of El Chapo’s son in shootout with cartel

Mexico president defends release of El Chapo’s son in shootout with cartel

Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador struggled Friday to explain his government’s capitulation to organized crime after Mexican authorities buckled in the face of an armed campaign of terror and released drug kingpin Ovidio Guzmán López just hours after capturing him. Guzmán López, believed to be in his late twenties, is the son of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, Mexico’s […]

Indonesia’s Widodo faces daunting goals in final term

Indonesia’s Widodo faces daunting goals in final term

Villagers yearn for safe tap water, lower food prices and better jobs and hope Widodo will deliver more on his pledges after winning a final five-year term in April as leader of the world’s most populous Muslim-majority nation. He is to be sworn in along with Vice President Ma’ruf Amin Sunday under tight security following […]

Turkey Syria offensive: Mitch McConnell attacks Trump

Turkey Syria offensive: Mitch McConnell attacks Trump

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Sporadic fighting continued Friday near the border town of Ras al-Ain, despite Turkey announcing a five-day halt to its operation The US Senate majority leader has attacked President Donald Trump’s policy in Syria. In a Washington Post opinion piece, Mitch McConnell says fellow Republican Mr Trump’s troop withdrawal order combined […]

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