Colombia holds presidential elections with peace and economic deal at stake

​Colombians vote on Sunday in a deeply divisive presidential ballot that has stirred fears the winner could upset a fragile peace accord with Marxist FARC rebels or derail the nation’s business-friendly economic model. In the first election since the peace deal was signed in 2016 with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), voters will… Read More Colombia holds presidential elections with peace and economic deal at stake

Mexico arrests wife of wanted drug lord Nemesio Oseguera blamed for U.S. heroin scourge 

Mexico has arrested the wife of Nemesio Oseguera, one of the country’s most wanted drug lords, officials said on Sunday. Known as ‘El Mencho’, Oseguera is blamed for rising heroin shipments to the United States and waves of bloody executions. Rosalinda Garcia was detained in the Guadalajara suburb of Zapopon in the Western state of… Read More Mexico arrests wife of wanted drug lord Nemesio Oseguera blamed for U.S. heroin scourge