A man who stabbed his estranged wife to death in front of their child has told a court he "never set out" to kill her. Ricardo Godinho, 41, is accused of murdering Aliny Godhino amid a confrontation during a school run on 8 February.
Since October, almost 700,000 people have been detained crossing the border from Mexico into the US, a huge jump on previous years. The large number of new arrivals has proven to be a polarising issue.
A European Vega rocket has been lost shortly after blast off, the commercial space company Arianespace says. It is the first time in 15 launches that a Vega rocket has failed.
Brazil's lower house of Congress has voted by a large majority to overhaul the country's generous pension system. The vote, with 379 in favor and 131 against, is seen as an important victory for President Jair Bolsonaro.
Volkswagen is to stop producing the Beetle, bringing to an end the model's 80-year history. The company has been making a version of the Beetle called the Final Edition at a single factory in Mexico.
Mexico's finance minister has quit over differences with the country's left-wing president Andrés Manuel López Obrador. In a letter, made public on his Twitter account, Finance Secretary Carlos Manuel Urzúa Macías said there were many economic "discrepancies".
Swap Jorge Burruchaga for Gonzalo Higuain and perhaps one of the doubts about Lionel Messi's place in the pantheon would have been put to bed years ago. The eternal complaint: that Messi has not won a senior title with Argentina. The eternal comparison: with Diego Maradona in 1986.
A court in Italy has sentenced 24 South American ex-officials to life in prison for illegally detaining, torturing and killing hundreds of opposition activists in the 1970s and 1980s.
Manchester City forward Jesus set up Everton to volley in the opener before scoring the decisive second. Paolo Guerrero had briefly given Peru hope when he equalized from the penalty spot minutes before Jesus struck.
Venezuela's opposition says it has agreed to resume talks with President Nicolás Maduro to try to resolve a prolonged political crisis. A meeting between opposition and government officials will be held in Barbados, self-declared interim President Juan Guaidó says.
Mexico: Nearly 70 Central American migrants were taken back to their home countries yesterday on buses from Mexico, where they had remained while they awaited their asylum hearings in the United States.
Here’s an analysis of Airbnb Luxe, and why the company felt it was necessary to cater to wealthier clientele in order to keep moving forward.
Over the past three months, the number of Central Americans arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border has jumped exponentially, and total border crossings have reached levels last seen in 2006.
U.S.-MEXICO BORDER: A photo of a drowned Salvadoran man and his 23-month-old infant has sparked global condemnation and anguish.
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