Senate committee due to release report this weekwww.independent.co.uk
Mexican state-run oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos will focus on existing shallow water assets and refining next year at the expense of riskier, deepwater projects under a new government that has vowed to turn around the ailing company.U.S.
Comments come after seven-year-old migrant girl died in custody of border agentswww.independent.co.uk
A Brazilian faith healer who was accused of sexual abuse by more than 300 womenU.S.
Matias Perrone of Argentina became the footgolf world champion in Marrakesh, Morocco on Sunday, beating Briton Ben Clarke by two shots to claim the title.U.S.
Several hundred Nicaraguan dissidents set off in a caravan on Sunday from Costa Rica's capital en route to the Nicaraguan border to protest against their president, Daniel Ortega, and encourage his domestic opponents.IN
Comments come as report says special counsel still keen to interview presidentwww.independent.co.uk
Several hundred Nicaraguan dissidents set off in a caravan on Sunday from Costa Rica's capital en route to the Nicaraguan border to protest against their president, Daniel Ortega, and encourage his domestic opponents.U.S.
Kroll's body reportedly found by police in his Manhattan apartmentThe Independent
Colin Kroll, the founder of Vine and HQ Trivia, has died aged 35, according to US media reports.www.independent.co.uk
Human Rights Watch accuses president of ruling by ‘terror and intimidation’ after protests Activists and prominent members of Latin America’s left have condemned Nicaragua’s increasingly authoritarian regime under President Daniel Ortega after the former revolutionary hero stepped up his attack on political opponents by raiding some the country’s most important non-governmental organisations and media. Since Thursday armed police have seized the headquarters of one of Nicaragua’s top independent...the Guardian
Brazil’s incoming foreign minister says leftist leader is not invited to inauguration The incoming foreign minister under Brazil’s far-right president-elect, Jair Bolsonaro, has called on the international community to unite to “liberate” Venezuela from the rule of its authoritarian leftist leader, Nicolás Maduro. Ernesto Araújo, a pro-Trump climate change sceptic, made the appeal on Sunday as he announced that Maduro was not being invited to Bolsonaro’s inauguration next month “out of respect...the Guardian
Supreme Court justice says her ribs are 'almost repaired'www.independent.co.uk
The Pineda family trudged northward for more than a month with a caravan of Central American migrants who are now stuck at the U.S. border. But they were on the run in Honduras much longer than that due to fears of political persecution.U.S.
The Pineda family trudged northward for more than a month with a caravan of Central American migrants who are now stuck at the U.S. border. But they were on the run in Honduras much longer than that due to fears of political persecution.IN
Fractious UN climate change talks ended with a deal on putting the Paris agreement into practice – but much else left unresolved‘We can move forward now’: climate talks take significant stepCountries settled on most of the tricky elements of the “rulebook” for putting the 2015 Paris agreement into practice. This includes how governments will measure, report on and verify their emissions-cutting efforts, a key element because it ensures all countries are held to proper standards and find it...the Guardian
Fractious climate change talks in Poland showed the limits of international action to limit global warming in a polarised world, putting the onus on individual governments, cities and communities to stop temperatures rising.IN
Fractious climate change talks in Poland showed the limits of international action to limit global warming in a polarized world, putting the onus on individual governments, cities and communities to stop temperatures rising.U.S.
Concerns raised for comedian after he writes: 'I really don't want to be on this earth anymore'www.independent.co.uk
Mexico's new leftist government presented a first budget aimed at calming nervous markets while honoring pledges to increase welfare spending, saying it would run a bigger surplus next year once interest payments on debt were excluded.IN
Parents of Jakelin Caal said she had been given food and water while travelling through Mexicowww.independent.co.uk
For four decades, Nalini Nadkarni has studied cloud forest in the Costa Rican town of Monteverde. In that time, global warming has wrought big changes – and now threatens to dry out the area’s lush hanging gardens for good Nalini Nadkarni is sitting with her notebook and tape measure near the top of a strangler fig in Costa Rica’s Monteverde forest, on a branch 35 metres above the ground that is almost broad enough to walk along. Attached to the rope she has climbed to reach her perch, she...the Guardian
Rocket Lab, a rocket propulsion company backed by investors in Silicon Valley, has launched a batch of 13 tiny probes from New Zealand to study space.IN
Nicaraguan police on Saturday beat at least seven journalists with batons, including one of the country's best known editors, in an escalating crackdown on independent media in the aftermath of protests against President Daniel Ortega.IN