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World Aug 19Tensions over aid grow in Haiti as earthquake death toll grows
A powerful weekend earthquake killed more than 2,100 people in Haiti and was trailed by a drenching tropical depression.
World Aug 18Desperation, pressure for aid increase in Haiti after earthquake, tropical storm
Pressure for a coordinated response to Haiti's deadly weekend earthquake is mounting as more injured trickle into hospitals already overwhelmed with thousands of patients.
World Aug 17Tropical storm drenching earthquake-stricken Haiti
Heavy rain from Tropical Storm Grace forced a temporary halt Tuesday to the Haitian government's response to the deadly weekend earthquake, feeding the growing anger and frustration among thousands who were left homeless.
World Aug 16Haiti quake death toll rises to 1,419, injured now at 6,000
The death toll from the powerful earthquake that struck Haiti over the weekend has risen to 1,419, while the number of injured people has grown to 6,000, the Caribbean nation’s Civil Protection Agency said Monday.
Politics May 20Mexican president draws U.S. into dispute over governor
Despite diplomatic protocols, and Mexico's own confidentiality laws, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador showed a copy of a letter sent by the U.S. Embassy's legal attaché asking for information on Garcia Cabeza de Vaca as part of a U.S. money-laundering…
Politics Mar 01WATCH: Biden meets with Mexican president amid migration issues
Mexico's president says he intends to propose to Biden a new Bracero-style immigrant labor program that could bring 600,000 to 800,000 Mexican and Central American immigrants a year to work legally in the U.S.
Politics Jan 15Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug trafficking accusations, released case files
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration "fabricated" drug trafficking accusations against his country's former defense minister and his government.
Politics Sep 03Mexico struggles with U.S. water debt, suggests U.N. audit
Mexico has fallen behind in the amount of water it must send north from its dams under a 1944 treaty, and is struggling to make up the shortfall by the Oct. 24 deadline.
Health Aug 11Global coronavirus cases top 20 million
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide topped 20 million, more than half of them from the United States, India and Brazil.
World Jul 30Mexico to create drug purchasing agency amid shortages
Mexico's president says he is creating a central national purchasing agency for medicines, vaccines and medical equipment, amid persistent reports of shortages during and before the coronavirus pandemic.