Latin America

After migrants in northern Mexico placed mattresses against the bars of their detention cell and set them on fire, guards walked away.
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An official with the National Immigration Institute said 29 people were injured after a fire broke out in an immigration detention facility in Ciudad Juarez.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 in Ecuador's coastal Guayas region.
The State Department is imploring Americans to review potential threats before making travel plans, while Texas officials urge forgoing travel to Mexico entirely.
Blooms of foul-smelling, health-threatening sargassum have been getting bigger and more damaging.
Authorities called the incident one of the deadliest human smuggling operations ever in the U.S.
A letter claiming to be from the Mexican drug cartel blamed for abducting four Americans and killing two of them condemns the violence.
The Americans were caught in a drug cartel shootout shortly after crossing the Mexican border Friday, officials said.
Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.) appears to be the only House Republican wishing we had launched a military attack on a longtime U.S. ally.