Armed gang kidnaps up to 17 American Christian missionaries, including children, in Haiti – reports

Between 15 and 17 US missionaries and their families are reportedly being held by a gang in Haiti. Although the country is infamous for kidnappings, the abduction of such a large group of foreigners is nonetheless unusual. … Read More >Armed gang kidnaps up to 17 American Christian missionaries, including children, in Haiti – reports

Panama exhumes bodies from mass grave during search for victims of 1989 US invasion – media

Panamanian authorities have reportedly exhumed several bags filled with human remains from a mass grave as the country conducts searches to identify victims of the 1989 US invasion that toppled General Manuel Noriega’s regime. … Read More >Panama exhumes bodies from mass grave during search for victims of 1989 US invasion – media

2 people hospitalized with burns after explosion at fireworks factory in Guatemala (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

A fireworks factory in San Raymundo, Guatemala has exploded, inflicting two people with severe burns as others fled the blast scene. Footage posted to social media shows a massive white-gray plume of smoke over the town. … Read More >2 people hospitalized with burns after explosion at fireworks factory in Guatemala (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Environmental activists take Brazilian president Bolsonaro to ICC over ‘crimes against humanity’ for destruction of Amazon

Environmental campaigners have launched an official complaint at the International Criminal Court (ICC), accusing Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, of “crimes against humanity” for his alleged role in Amazon deforestation. … Read More >Environmental activists take Brazilian president Bolsonaro to ICC over ‘crimes against humanity’ for destruction of Amazon

Cuban researchers say ‘no scientific evidence’ for US’ ‘Havana Syndrome’ claims

A panel of Cuban scientists has declared that there is “no scientific evidence” for US claims that diplomats on the island fell ill due to sonic warfare attacks. The mysterious illnesses have been dubbed ‘Havana Syndrome’. … Read More >Cuban researchers say ‘no scientific evidence’ for US’ ‘Havana Syndrome’ claims

Venezuela reports another ‘terrorist attack’ on its electrical system as power outages hit Caracas region & other areas

Venezuela’s electrical system was targeted by another “terrorist attack” on Sunday, minister of electric power Nestor Reverol has said, referring to power outages in the Caracas area and other parts of the Latin American country. … Read More >Venezuela reports another ‘terrorist attack’ on its electrical system as power outages hit Caracas region & other areas

Trump aide & Gettr CEO briefly ‘detained’ in Brazil amid claims of Bolsonaro hatching ‘insurrection’ plot ahead of elections

Jason Miller, spokesman for US ex-President Donald Trump before launching social media platform Gettr, was detained for several hours in Brazil in what appears to be a struggle between President Jair Bolsonaro and his critics. … Read More >Trump aide & Gettr CEO briefly ‘detained’ in Brazil amid claims of Bolsonaro hatching ‘insurrection’ plot ahead of elections

Hostages TIED to cars & bomb traps laid: Heavily armed bank robbers turn Brazilian city into battle zone (VIDEOS)

A group of armed robbers has raided several banks in a Brazilian city, taking locals hostage, engaging in firefights with police and leaving a trail of booby traps during their escape. The carnage left at least three people dead. … Read More >Hostages TIED to cars & bomb traps laid: Heavily armed bank robbers turn Brazilian city into battle zone (VIDEOS)