Americas
  • Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who triggered a political firestorm by pardoning former leader Alberto Fujimori, urged people to accept the decision as protests in the capital Lima entered the second day.

    Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who triggered a political firestorm by pardoning former leader Alberto Fujimori,
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 26, 2017, 5:43 AM EST
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  • Rescue workers dig through rubble to find survivors in Mexico City. REUTERS/Claudia Daut

    A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck central Mexico on Tuesday, knocking down dozens of buildings in the capital and leaving 248 people dead on a day that coincided with the 32nd anniversary of the deadly 1985 quake.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 20, 2017, 4:10 AM EDT
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  • (Source: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/flickr)

    An 8.1 magnitude earthquake with epicenter located in the Pacific, 54 miles southwest of the town of Pijijiapan in Chiapas state ripped off Mexico’s southern coast on Thursday, leaving at least 60 people dead.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 09, 2017, 5:53 AM EDT
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  • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

    A deadly shooting at a mosque in Quebec City, Canada comes just hours after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he would welcome refugees and migrants following America’s decision to suspend its refugee program.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 30, 2017, 5:22 AM EST
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