Mexico: 600 migrants rescued from 2 trailers, authorities say
23 November 2021 | 10:54 am
The migrants were "crammed" into the trailers of two trucks, according to the local head of the Human Rights Commission. Most were from the neighboring state of Guatemala.
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A dead body has been found "stuck" in the anti-migrant barriers installed by Texas authorities on the Rio Grande river.
A bus carrying foreign migrants careened off the road and fell into a ravine in northern Mexico, leaving 18 people dead. The driver has been detained.
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The wooden boat left Senegal more than 40 days ago with more than 100 people on board. It was traveling in the direction of Spain's Canary Islands when it capsized in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Verde.
The cleanup has begun in Mexico after Tropical Storm Hilary caused strong winds and flash flooding. Further north, millions of Californians are bracing for unprecedented wild weather.
Saudi Arabian border guards have killed hundreds of Ethiopian migrants, including women and children, who attempted to enter the kingdom along its mountainous border with Yemen, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Monday.
Mexico's top court ordered that the crime of abortion be removed from the federal penal code. The decision in the Catholic-majority country comes amid a trend in Latin America of loosening restrictions on abortion.
We look at reactions from the local press after Mexico's governing and opposition parties nominate female candidates ahead of next year's presidential election. Also: Great Britain is not so great as the British weeklies deplore the "crumbling" state of the country. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi raises eyebrows with references to "Bharat", not India, in state-issued G20 invitations. Finally, find out what your favorite coffee beverage says about your personality!
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