Americas

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Last Haitian migrants removed from Del Rio encampment, homeland security chief says
Mayorkas says 8,000 of 15,000 people have returned to Mexico while 5,000 are being processed by US officials

Richard Luscombe

24, Sep, 2021 @8:36 PM

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Canada, China and US were all doomed to lose in Meng Wanzhou’s case
Analysis: After the Huawei chief’s detention, the saga rapidly turned from a narrow legal dispute into an escalating battle

Patrick Wintour

24, Sep, 2021 @7:18 PM

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Prosecutors in Mexico seeking arrest warrants for more than 30 scientists
Scientific community is outraged, saying charges of organised crime are an attempt by Mexico’s president to silence them

David Agren

24, Sep, 2021 @3:58 PM

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‘Sleeping in the dust’: migrants face harsh conditions in Del Rio as 5,000 remain
At its height, the Del Rio encampment harbored about 14,000 migrants – but even as traffic is dwindling, the situation has deteriorated

Alexandra Villarreal in Del Rio

24, Sep, 2021 @1:07 PM

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England’s Covid travel rules spark outrage around the world
Refusal to recognise vaccines given across Latin America, Africa and south Asia has been denounced as ‘discriminatory’

Tom Phillips, Flávia Milhorance in Rio de Janeiro, Emmanuel Akinwotu, and Jon Henley in Paris

23, Sep, 2021 @11:38 AM

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On thin ice: how The Alpinist captured the terrifying climbs of Marc-André Leclerc
Climbing solo without ropes, the Canadian adventurer would scale stratospheric walls of ice that could crack and fall with one wrong move. We meet the makers of a gripping, heartbreaking new film

Sam Wollaston

23, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Crowded camps, garbage piles, extreme heat: migrants in Texas face unlivable conditions
An estimated 14,000 have crossed the Rio Grande only to be faced with squalid living conditions and possible deportation

Gloria Oladipo

22, Sep, 2021 @9:30 PM

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Canada’s Tory party left reeling after dismal performance in federal election
The results raise questions about the future of Erin O’Toole’s party, which has lost ground under conservative and liberal candidates

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

22, Sep, 2021 @5:23 PM

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Brazilian minister tests positive for Covid after meeting maskless Johnson
Marcelo Queiroga sat close to Boris Johnson and Liz Truss at New York meeting

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

22, Sep, 2021 @10:05 AM

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Fears for democracy in El Salvador after president claims to be ‘coolest dictator’
US diplomat raises concerns after Nayib Bukele makes outlandish claim on Twitter and replaces judges to permit future re-election

Staff and agencies in San Salvador

21, Sep, 2021 @9:05 PM

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Electric air taxis to make their debut in Brazil’s most congested city
A Dublin-based company is promising zero-emission journeys across traffic-choked São Paulo, Latin America’s biggest city

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

21, Sep, 2021 @7:36 PM

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Argentina to lift almost all Covid restrictions as cases and deaths fall
Masks will no longer be required outdoors as government says country could be at ‘end of pandemic’

Uki Goñi in Buenos Aires

21, Sep, 2021 @7:33 PM

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