Cristina Fernández de Kirchner: Suspect arrested after failed assassination attempt on Argentine vice president

CNN — A man was arrested after trying to shoot Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Argentina’s vice president and former president, at close range outside her home in Buenos Aires on Thursday. Video of the incident shows the vice president smiling as she walks past a crowd of people. A man in the crowd then rushes … Read more

Last member of Brazil’s indigenous community found dead | Indigenous Rights News

The ‘man in the hole’ had lived in isolation for 26 years after other members of his tribe were killed by loggers and illegal miners. The last of his people, a Brazilian native known only as ‘the man in the hole’, has been found dead, decades after the rest of his uncontacted tribe was killed … Read more

Pope expands ranks of cardinals likely to choose successor

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis elevated 20 other clergymen to the rank of cardinal on Saturday, officially expanding those who are now eligible to vote for his successor in the event he dies or resigns — the latest step he said that ‘he would consider if the need arose. Of the clergymen named new … Read more

Official: 6 of 43 missing Mexican students handed over to military

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Six of the 43 students who “disappeared” in 2014 were believed to have been kept alive in a warehouse for days and then handed over to the local army commander who ordered their execution, the Mexican government official said Friday. head of a truth commission. Interior Undersecretary Alejandro Encinas made the … Read more

Mexico arrests ex-attorney general in missing student case

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Federal prosecutors said Friday they have arrested the attorney general of Mexico’s previous administration for alleged abuse in the investigation into the 2014 disappearance of 43 college students. radical teachers. Prosecutors also announced they had issued arrest warrants in the case for 20 army officers, five local officials, 33 local and … Read more

The monkey puzzle tree survived the dinosaurs but is now endangered

The new docu-series »Patagonia: life at the end of the worldexplores one of the wildest places on Earth. The six-part series is available at CNNgo. You can also access CNNgo through our CNN app. CNN — The ancient monkey puzzle tree has distinctive spiny leaves and intricate scaly branches. Its unusual characteristics, according to scientists, … Read more

Western states hit by further cuts to Colorado River water

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For the second year in a row, Arizona and Nevada will face reductions in the amount of water they can draw from the Colorado River as the West experiences more drought, have federal officials announced on Tuesday. While the cuts won’t bring immediate new restrictions – like a ban on … Read more

Mexican President Will Bypass Congress To Keep Army On Streets

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president has begun exploring plans to bypass Congress to hand over formal control of the National Guard to the military, a move that could expand the military’s control over police in a country. where levels of violence are high. This has raised concerns as President Andrés Manuel López Obrador won … Read more

Oil facility fire threatens Cuba’s fragile electricity system

HAVANA (AP) — A deadly fire at a large oil storage facility in western Cuba spread Monday, threatening to plunge the island into a deeper energy crisis by forcing authorities to shut down a key thermoelectric plant. Around dawn, flames engulfed a third tank that firefighters had tried to cool as they struggled to fight … Read more

Firefighters battle large blaze at Cuba tank farm for day 2

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban firefighters were joined on Sunday by special teams sent by Mexico and Venezuela as they battled for a second day to control a blaze at a large oil tank farm in the Western Province from Matanzas. The blaze began Friday night when lightning struck a storage tank during a thunderstorm, and … Read more