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Selling sex: underage victims of sex tourists in the Dominican Republic

Selling sex: underage victims of sex tourists in the Dominican Republic

Evil in Paradise: In this Unreported World episode, Krishnan Guru-Murthy is in the Dominican Republic. A Caribbean country famed for its pristine beaches and year round sunshine. But the UN has identified terrible crimes being committed against teenagers at the hands of sex tourists.

Mexico election: leftist Amlo set for historic landslide victory

Mexico election: leftist Amlo set for historic landslide victory

A baseball-loving left-wing nationalist who has vowed to crack down on corruption, rein in Mexico’s war on drugs and rule for the poor has been elected president of Latin America’s second-largest economy. Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a silver-haired 64-year-old who is best known as Amlo and counts Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn among his friends, was […]

Venezuela: Inflation hits more than 40,000%, investors dump currency

Venezuela: Inflation hits more than 40,000%, investors dump currency

Venezuela’s inflation rate has hit a new high, according to university research, with consumer prices in the crisis-ridden country rising by more than 40,000% annually for the first time on record. Steve H. Hanke, an applied economics professor at Johns Hopkins University, told Business Insider on Friday that annual inflation in the country has risen […]

Mexico votes for new president, leftist rebel favored to win

Mexico votes for new president, leftist rebel favored to win

Mexicans lined up to vote for a new president on Sunday in an election tipped to hand power to an anti-establishment outsider who would inject a new dose of nationalism into government and could sharpen divisions with U.S. President Donald Trump. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, a former Mexico City mayor, has led opinion polls throughout […]

Guinea Bissau Condemns United States Blockade On Cuba

Guinea Bissau Condemns United States Blockade On Cuba

Guinea Bissau Ambassador to Cuba Abel Coelho has rejected the economic, commercial and financial blockade that the United States maintains against Cuba. According to the Cuban Embassy in Monrovia, Liberia, Amb. Coelho says they have always have Cuba by their side in all the combats, adding that Africa will always be on the side of […]

Morocco’s World Cup Dreams Shattered as U.S., Canada, Mexico Win 2026 Bid

Morocco’s World Cup Dreams Shattered as U.S., Canada, Mexico Win 2026 Bid

Morocco’s bid to host the 2026 Fifa World Cup were dashed after the north African nation only received 33% of the vote while the joint bid from the U.S., Canada and Mexico received 67%. US Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro welcomed the decision, saying: “Thank you so, so much for this incredible honour. Thank you for […]

At Guatemala volcano, weather and danger hinder search

At Guatemala volcano, weather and danger hinder search

Troublesome rain and more volcanic activity are hindering search and rescue efforts around Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire, but when teams have been able to work in the hardest hit areas the death toll has continued to rise. Efforts were cut short again Wednesday when a downpour forced teams to retreat for fear of mudslides. Boiling […]

Guatemala volcano: Almost 200 missing and 75 dead

Guatemala volcano: Almost 200 missing and 75 dead

At least 192 people are missing and 75 are dead as a result of the explosion of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala on Sunday, officials say. Villages on the slopes were buried in volcanic ash and mud. Rescue work on Tuesday was disrupted when a new eruption sent hot gas and molten rock streaming down […]

Mexico: Three More Female Politicians Murdered In 24 Hours

Mexico: Three More Female Politicians Murdered In 24 Hours

At least 110 electoral candidates have been murdered since September, according to Mexico’s national police. Police in Mexico are investigating the deaths of two more political candidates after their bodies and those of their companions were found early Saturday morning. Running for a position in Juchitan’s council and as an Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) member, […]

Trump administration will put steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico and the EU

Trump administration will put steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico and the EU

The Trump administration will put tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union, the latest action in a string of protectionist policies to crack down on alleged trade abuses. The tariffs of 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum imports will take effect at midnight Thursday, Commerce […]

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