Feb 11, 2016

Dozens dead in Mexico prison riot: reports

At least 30 people died in a pre-dawn prison riot in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey on Thursday, as smoke billowed from the building, local media reported. Riot police and ambulances were deployed at the Topo Chico prison while angry families of inmates ...

Venezuelan government faces criticism over harsh sentence for opposition leader

Sep 12, 2015

Venezuelan government faces criticism over harsh sentence for opposition leader

A stiff sentence handed down to Venezuela’s most prominent jailed opposition leader brought a cascade of criticism on Friday as President Nicolas Maduro’s government continued its combative path despite a crushing economic crisis, feuds with neighboring countries and accusations of authoritarianism. Leopoldo Lopez was ...