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Senior US official says "El Chapo" already in US custody and is being flown to New YorkSenior US official says "El Chapo" already in US custody and is being flown to New York
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2014 file photo, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines at a navy hanger in Mexico City. According to Mexico's Foreign Ministry, Guzman has been extradited to the United States on Thursday, Jan. 19 2017.  (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)
Mexico says drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman extradited to USMexico's government has extradited drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States, where he is wanted on drug trafficking and other charges
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
Mexico's government says it has extradited drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the USMexico's government says it has extradited drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the US
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
FILE-  In this March 4, 2015, file photo, Brazil's Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki attends a session of the Supreme Court in Brasilia, Brazil. Zavascki's son said that his father was on a plane that crashed off the coast of the city in Rio de Janeiro, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)
Brazil judge overseeing corruption probe dies in plane crashA Brazilian Supreme Court judge central to the huge corruption investigation roiling the country has died in a plane crash, casting doubt over the future of a probe that has reached to the top of the political and economic elite, threatening the president
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
Staff strikes again shutter Haiti's public hospitalsMany of Haiti's public hospitals are shuttered again due to staff walkouts a few months after the impoverished country's longest and most punishing strike by medical professionals came to an end
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Teen had told classmates he would bring gun to Mexico schoolA 15-year-old in Mexico who shot a teacher and two fellow students in the head before killing himself had told some classmates he was going to bring a gun to school the next day
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Son of Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki says his father has died in a plane crashSon of Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki says his father has died in a plane crash
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Son of Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki says a plane has crashed with his father aboard, condition unknownSon of Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki says a plane has crashed with his father aboard, condition unknown
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Already reeling, Mexico fears it has much to lose with TrumpDonald Trump's rise to the U.S. presidency couldn't come at a worse time for Mexico, where drug gang violence is on the rise, corruption remains widespread and protests are raging over a gas price hike
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Guatemalan president's brother, son detained in graft probeGuatemalan prosecutors have detained the brother and son of President Jimmy Morales in a case of alleged corruption
The Associated Press19 hours ago
A woman places a candle at the entrance of the American School of the Northeast, after a school shooting in Monterrey, Mexico, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. A 15-year-old student opened fire with a gun on Wednesday, hitting a teacher and two other students in the head before killing himself. (AP Photo/Emilio Vazquez)
Mexico youth shoots teacher, classmates, then kills himselfMexican officials say a 15-year-old student opened fire with a gun at a private school in the northern city of Monterrey, hitting a teacher and two other students in the head before killing himself
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Ecuador's Foreign Minister Guillaume Long, right, points the way to Colombian government representative Juan Camilo Restrepo, center, and rebel representative Pablo Beltran, of the National Liberation Army (ELN), left, for a joint press conference in Quito, Ecuador, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. Colombia's second-largest rebel group has agreed to free a prominent politician that it has held captive for almost a year, clearing the way for repeatedly postponed peace talks to begin next month. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
Colombia ELN rebels agree to free captive, start peace talksColombia's second-largest rebel group has agreed to free a prominent politician held captive for almost a year, clearing the way for repeatedly postponed peace talks to begin next month
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Goldman Prize-winning activist slain in northern MexicoA Mexican indigenous leader who was awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize in 2005 has been shot dead, less than a year after another winner of the award was slain in Honduras
The Associated Press1 day ago
Haiti leader promises IDs for migrants in Dominican RepublicHaiti's president-elect is pledging to provide national ID cards to migrants in the neighboring Dominican Republic so they can apply for a legal residency program
The Associated Press1 day ago
Puerto Rico control board considers extending moratoriumThe federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico's finances says it is inclined to extend both a debt moratorium and a deadline for the U.S. territory's government to submit a revised fiscal plan
The Associated Press1 day ago
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