Netherlands claims Russian spy caught seeking internship at war crimes tribunal

Russian agent accused of impersonating trainee to infiltrate court ICC investigates war crimes allegations in Ukraine Brazilian fake ID included likes for trance music, bean stew AMSTERDAM, June 16 (Reuters) – Dutch intelligence said on Thursday it discovered a Russian military agent attempting to use a false identity to infiltrate the International Criminal Court (ICC) … Read more

Human remains found in search of British journalist and Brazilian guide, minister says

SAO PAULO, June 15 (Reuters) – Human remains have been unearthed where authorities were looking for British journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, Brazilian Justice Minister Anderson Torres said on Wednesday. “I have just been informed by the Federal Police that ‘human remains have been found at the site where excavations were in … Read more

The United States excludes Cuba and Venezuela from the summit of the Americas; The Mexican leader sits down

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY, June 6 (Reuters) – The White House on Monday excluded Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua from the Summit of the Americas hosted by the United States this week, prompting the Mexican president to follow through on his threat to skip the event because not all countries in the Western Hemisphere were invited. A boycott … Read more

Colombia discovers two historic shipwrecks in the Caribbean

BOGOTA, June 6 (Reuters) – Colombian navy officials monitoring the long-sunken galleon San Jose underwater have discovered two other historic wrecks nearby, President Ivan Duque said on Monday. The San José galleon, believed by historians to be carrying billions of dollars worth of treasure, sank in 1708 near the Colombian Caribbean port of Cartagena. His … Read more

Migrant caravan in Mexico heads for US border as Summit of the Americas begins

TAPACHULA, June 6 (Reuters) – Several thousand migrants, many from Venezuela, set out from southern Mexico early on Monday in a bid to reach the United States, timing their journey to coincide with the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles this week. Migration campaigners said the group could be one of the biggest migrant … Read more

Biden to unveil economic partnership for the Americas – US official

An LAPD helicopter flies near the LA Convention Center during the first day of the Ninth Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, U.S., June 6, 2022. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 6 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden will announce at the Summit of the Americas this … Read more

Sinister search in a destroyed hotel in Havana, 26 dead

HAVANA, May 7 (Reuters) – Cuban rescue workers searched the rubble on Saturday for bodies and possible survivors after a Havana boutique hotel was devastated by what authorities said was an explosion of gas, killing at least 26 people. The explosion at the Saratoga Hotel, just a block from the iconic Capitol Building in a … Read more

Lula launches his presidential candidacy and says he defends Brazilian democracy

SAO PAULO, May 7 (Reuters) – Leftist former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva launched his presidential candidacy on Saturday calling on Brazilians to unite behind him in defense of Brazilian democracy against the far-right president’s authoritarian government Jair Bolsonaro. Without mentioning Bolsonaro by name, Lula told supporters at a rally that his opponent was … Read more

Peruvian government postpones meeting with Las Bambas mine protesters to Tuesday

Indigenous community members camp at the property of the Chinese-owned Las Bambas copper mine, in Las Bambas, Peru, April 26, 2022. REUTERS/Angela Ponc Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LIMA, May 7 (Reuters) – The Peruvian government has postponed a meeting scheduled for Saturday with indigenous communities protesting at the Las Bambas … Read more