Dozens killed in Mexico road accident

The incident happened in Mexico's Chiapas state, which borders Guatemala, when the truck carrying dozens of migrants crashed. Photos from the scene show the truck on its side next to a footbridge and bodies laid out on the road wrapped in body bags. In video footage taken shortly after the accident, people could be seen spilled out on to the road, next to a white trailer that had split open. The vehicle crashed on a tight bend outside the city of Tuxtla Gutierrez, the Chiapas state capital. La

Nicaragua ends relations with Taiwan in diplomatic victory for China

The Nicaraguan announcement now leaves a little more than a dozen countries that maintain official diplomatic relations with self-ruled Taiwan, including fellow Central American nations Honduras and Guatemala. "The People's Republic of China is the only legitimate government representing all of China and Taiwan is an undoubted part of the Chinese territory," Nicaragua's Foreign Minister Denis Moncada said in a televised announcement from capital city Managua on Thursday. "The government of the

México y EE.UU. lanzan iniciativa para abordar las causas de la migración

(CNN) -- México y Estados Unidos anunciaron una iniciativa conjunta para abordar las causas fundamentales de la migración irregular desde El Salvador, Guatemala y Honduras, dijeron el miércoles la Cancillería mexicana y la Agencia estadounidense para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID) en un comunicado. Bajo la iniciativa, denominada "Sembrando Oportunidades", USAID y la Agencia Mexicana de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (Amexcid) planean coordinar recursos para ayudar a los ciuda

Mexican authorities find 600 migrants hidden in two trailers in Veracruz

A substantial majority of the migrants -- around 400 people -- come from neighboring Guatemala, while significant numbers also come from Honduras, Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic and Bangladesh. Twelve countries in total are represented in the migrants' profiles, with El Salvador, Cuba, Venezuela, Ecuador, Ghana, India and Cameroon making up the remainder. The INM said they had started processing the people and would inform child protection agencies in the cases of unaccompanied minors and f

Trasladan a El Paso a dos estadounidenses baleados en Ciudad Juárez

(CNN) -- Dos ciudadanos estadounidenses fueron baleados en Ciudad Juárez, en el estado mexicano de Chihuahua, y ambos resultaron heridos, según un comunicado emitido por la Procuraduría General de Justicia de Chihuahua. Según el comunicado, las dos víctimas se encontraban en el exterior de la oficina del fiscal general cuando recibieron los disparos. "Los lesionados son dos ciudadanos estadounidenses de 31 y 66 años de edad, quienes acudieron a revisar una carpeta de investigación en oficina d
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