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Native American leaders: Educational trust fund will be key

Artesia Daily Press | 2023-01-27, 23:04

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Native American leaders said creating a special $50 million trust fund to help finance educational programs within tribal communities in New Mexico, where there are the lowest rates of reading and math proficiency in the country, would

El Salvador Crackdown

no EC Citrus County Chronicle | 2023-01-27, 22:38

Salvadoran Army soldiers patrol in the

Tyre Nichols remembered as beautiful soul with creative eye

Albuquerque Journal | 2023-01-27, 22:29

On most weekends, Tyre Nichols would head to the city park, train his camera on the sky and wait for the sun to set. “Photography helps me look at the world in a more creative way. It expresses me in ways I cannot write down for people,” he wrote

New Mexico governor vows bipartisan effort to fight crime

The Journal Durango | 2023-01-27, 21:47

ALBUQUERQUE – Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham vowed Wednesday to work with state lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to address New Mexico’s crime problems, a situation she described as untena...

Man who claimed he had bomb near Capitol pleads guilty

Albuquerque Journal | 2023-01-27, 21:35

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who caused evacuations and an hourslong standoff with police on Capitol Hill when he claimed he had a bomb in his pickup truck outside the Library of Congress pleaded guilty on Friday to a charge of threatening to use an

Video shows struggle for hammer during Pelosi attack

Albuquerque Journal | 2023-01-27, 21:35

Video released publicly Friday shows the husband of former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi fighting with his assailant for control of a hammer moments before he was struck in the head during a brutal attack in the couple’s San Francisco home last year.

DEA’s Mexico chief quietly removed over ties to drug lawyers

Albuquerque Journal | 2023-01-27, 21:35

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration quietly removed its top official in Mexico last year over improper contact with lawyers for narcotraffickers, an embarrassing end to a brief tenure marked by deteriorating cooperation between the

Beloved Royal Caribbean Adult Event Still Missing; Another Returns

no EC The Post and Courier | 2023-01-27, 20:38

The cruise line has almost fully returned to normal after the covid pandemic, but one very popular activity hasn't been brought back. In the early days of Royal Caribbean Group's (RCL) - Get Free Report return from its 15-month covid pandemic shutdown,

Mexico, NGO double down on efforts to protect world's smallest porpoise

Reuters | 2023-01-27, 20:31

SAN FELIPE, Mexico, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Enforcement efforts to protect the vaquita, the world's smallest porpoise, have led to a significant drop in fishing in a protected area that is home to the critically endangered species, the Mexican government and a

Mexico giving 'complete support' to Pemex, has plan for 2023 debt payments

Reuters | 2023-01-27, 20:31

Companies Petroleos MexicanosFollow MEXICO CITY, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Mexico's government will provide further support to state-run oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) and has a plan to ensure that pending bond payments in 2023 are met, President Andres

Cancun travelers, be on alert because taxi beef is a thing, yikes!

Sacramento Bee | 2023-01-27, 20:28

The best time to plan your transportation is before you travel to Cancun, Mexico. Tourists should beware: there are currently taxi conflicts going on. ...

Albuquerque, NM, police revise use-of-force policies to reform city’s police department

Fox News | 2023-01-27, 20:01

The Albuquerque Police Department has finished revising its use-of-force policies and officers will begin training on the new policies over the next quarter, according to authorities. The Albuquerque Journal reports that the changes have been approved by the

Colombia drug cartel leader pleads guilty in New York, faces 20 years prison

Jurist | 2023-01-27, 19:34

The leader of one of the largest cocaine distributors in the world Wednesday pleaded guilty to running a criminal enterprise and drug trafficking charges. Dairo Antonio Úsuga David, also known as “Otoniel,” pleaded guilty to running a continuing

Now is your chance to stay in Prince’s majestic Caribbean villa

Sacramento Bee | 2023-01-27, 19:34

A private peninsula, a purple tennis court, and a wealth of extravagance are all features of Prince’s 17-bedroom luxury villa in Turks and Caicos. ...

Former NM state tax employee sentenced to nearly 8 years for wire fraud, identity theft, ...

Fox News | 2023-01-27, 19:15

A former New Mexico state tax employee was sentenced to almost eight years in prison. He altered tax refunds and directed the money to accounts he controlled. ...

Royal Caribbean Group to Open a New Office in Cyprus

The Maritime Executive | 2023-01-27, 19:06

Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL), one of the world’s largest cruise companies, announced today its plans to open an office in Cyprus. The office will be based in Limassol and will support ship operations as the company looks to develop its Eastern

A brutal battle for avocados in western Mexico: W5 preview

CTV | 2023-01-27, 18:57

W5 speaks to an avocado farmer whose lucrative orchard in western Mexico has attracted the attention of a hyper-violent drug cartel. ...

Nicaragua: 2022 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Nicaragua

International Monetary Fund | 2023-01-27, 18:51

Publication Date: January 27, 2023 Electronic Access: Free Download. Use the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this PDF file Summary: Substantial pre-crisis buffers (primarily government deposits), prudent policies, and official external financial

New Mexico Child Care Workers Get State Investment

Truth Dig | 2023-01-27, 18:46

Merline Gallegos’ child care center has been on the verge of closing many times. She’s long struggled to pay her workers the wages she believes they deserve, and when the pandemic hit, things only got worse. “We were going to close or we needed to find some

Now is your chance to stay in Prince is majestic Caribbean villa

Sacramento Bee | 2023-01-27, 18:39

A private peninsula, a purple tennis court, and a wealth of extravagance are all features of Prince’s 17-bedroom luxury villa in Turks and Caicos. ...

�lvaro Colom, Guatemalan President Who Fought for the Indigenous, Dies at 71

New York Times | 2023-01-27, 18:18

He expanded access to education and health care in Indigenous villages and provided aid to the poor in a country scarred by deep inequalities and decades of civil war. ...

MDC looking to fill positions at hiring event

Albuquerque Journal | 2023-01-27, 18:16

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Honduras: Xiomara Castro’s government must firmly deliver on human rights agenda

Amnesty | 2023-01-27, 18:16

In its first year in office, President Xiomara Castro’s government has not been decisive in fulfilling its international human rights obligations. Although it has taken some timely actions that advance its commitments in this area, the Honduran government will

Iranian Navy Expands Operations in Latin American Waters

The Algemeiner | 2023-01-27, 17:43

Opinion Four Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) vessels, some of several to maneuver in what the US Navy says were ‘unsafe and unprofessional actions against US Military ships by crossing the ships’ bows and sterns at close

US sweetens pot to study siting for spent nuclear fuel

The Journal Record | 2023-01-27, 17:31

The U.S. government has long struggled to

Copa Am�rica Will Return to U.S. in 2024

New York Times | 2023-01-27, 17:25

The relocation of the South American soccer championship is part of an agreement that also includes expanded events for clubs and women in the Americas. ...

One killed in crash with stolen car Friday morning

Albuquerque Journal | 2023-01-27, 17:04

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