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  • Temporary refuge for migrants in Mexico also under threat

     
    For years, conflict has simmered and spiked between residents of a town outside Mexico City and the Central American migrants who have taken refuge there, a stop along their route northward. Tultitlan has seen thousands of often bedraggled migrants...
  • Santiago dining via rail stops

     Santiago dining via rail stops
    SANTIAGO, Chile — Simply eating in Santiago is enough to make me want to return to the Chilean capital: I want to feel the seismic jolt from a cocktail called the Earthquake, succumb to deathly rich cookies and knots of sweet fried dough called...
  • White House: Peru displaces Colombia as top cocaine producer

     
    Peru has regained its former distinction as the world’s top cocaine producer, according to an annual White House report issued Monday that said Colombia’s output fell sharply last year, putting the former leader in third place behind Bolivia.....
  • Mexican retailer lashes out at losing presidential candidate

     
    Soriana, one of Mexico's largest retailers, has been unwillingly dragged into the hullabaloo over just how dirty Mexico's recent presidential election was, and now they're yelling "ya basta!" -- enough already -- and accusing the runner-up of promoting...
  • Singer Chavela Vargas 'had the public at her feet'

     
    The sense of sadness over Chavela Vargas' death seems almost odd. The singer, who passed away on Sunday in Cuernavaca, lived to be 93, surviving many contemporaries from decades ago when Vargas wore men’s clothes, smoked, and carried a pistol in...
  • Review: 'Kon-Tiki' a tale retold of determined seafarers

     Review: 'Kon-Tiki' a tale retold of determined seafarers
    "Kon-Tiki" is a ripping yarn torn from yesterday's headlines. Though somewhat forgotten now, the 1947 story of six men, an oceangoing raft and a wild and crazy theory was a media sensation that gripped the world's imagination — and launched a...
  • Lionel Messi blames L.A. organizers for cancellation of charity event

    Talk about Messi situations. Hours after it was announced that Wednesday's charity soccer match featuring Argentina's Lionel Messi at the Los Angeles Coliseum had been canceled, Messi went on Facebook and gave his side of the story. "Disappointed by...
  • Lionel Messi fans show up at Coliseum for canceled charity game even though he doesn't

    Lionel Messi fans show up at Coliseum for canceled charity game even though he doesn't
    Soccer star Lionel Messi wasn't the only one left disappointed when a dispute with promoters led to the cancellation of his charity exhibition scheduled for Wednesday night at the Coliseum. Among the approximately 20,000 ticket holders left high and dry...
  • Jeremiah Johnson

    Jeremiah Johnson
    An Indiana sports fan in every way...Jeremiah Johnson is fulfilling a life-long dream to broadcast sports in Indianapolis. Growing up in Peru, Indiana, Jeremiah never missed a local sportscast...while his Tigers weren't featured often on Friday nights,...
  • State police confiscate $6,000, handguns after stopping car for speeding

    State police confiscate $6,000, handguns after stopping car for speeding
    State police confiscated thousands of dollars and four guns after stopping a speeding car near Peru. A state trooper stopped a 2000 Chevrolet Prizm on U.S. 31 near Miami County Road 200 North for going 73 mph in a 60 mph zone. After speaking with the...
  • Amazon basin cruise

    Amazon basin cruise
    It's 9 a.m. and the piranhas aren't biting. No matter. Our skiff is backed up to a banana tree in the flooded Amazon River basin of Peru on this warm and sunny morning, and pink dolphins are putting on a show a few feet in front of us. Yes, pink dolphins,...