Jamaica ready to send soldiers and police to quell chaos in Haiti

Jamaica ready to send soldiers and police to quell chaos in Haiti

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Jamaica’s prime minister said his government is ready to send soldiers and police to Haiti as part of a proposed multinational security assistance deployment. The announcement comes a week after UN Special Envoy to Haiti Helen La Lime said he hoped the UN Security Council would respond “positively” to … Read more

With a finch and a fish, this scientist has changed our understanding of the tree of life

With a finch and a fish, this scientist has changed our understanding of the tree of life

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news of fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — In the Galapagos Islands, a ground finch that usually chewed on small, soft seeds was forced to eat harder, larger seeds during a drought. Within a few generations, the bird developed a larger … Read more

Brazilian police raid Bolsonaro’s home in probe of rebellion

Brazilian police raid Bolsonaro’s home in probe of rebellion

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil’s federal police searched the home of a cousin of former President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday in connection with the Jan. 8 storming of government buildings in the capital by far-right protesters. Police said Leonardo Rodrigues de Jesus, known to Bolsonaro supporters as Leo Indio, was one of the targets of … Read more

As deadly protests continue, Peru’s government faces crisis | protest news

As deadly protests continue, Peru’s government faces crisis |  protest news

Lima, Peru – Dozens of civilians shot dead by armed forces. The gates of a prominent public university are stormed by a military tank. Police stations set on fire. Nearly seven weeks after Dina Boluarte ascended to Peru’s presidency in the wake of the chaotic ouster of her predecessor Pedro Castillo, the protests that have … Read more

Rights groups appalled at lack of criticism of violations in Peru

Rights groups appalled at lack of criticism of violations in Peru

LIMA, Peru (AP) — More than 50 people have been killed in Peru in less than two months, mostly protesters at the hands of police officers. And while a few international concerned voices have emerged, much of the regional and global community has remained largely silent. The silence is dismayed by human rights groups calling … Read more

There has been an increase in attempts to smuggle eggs across the border, the San Diego Customs says

There has been an increase in attempts to smuggle eggs across the border, the San Diego Customs says

CNN — High prices are fueling attempts to bring eggs from Mexico to the US, border officials said. Officers at the San Diego Customs and Border Protection Office have seen an increase in attempts to move eggs across the US-Mexico border. according to a tweet from director of field operations Jennifer De La O. “The … Read more

Tourists evacuated after Peru closes Machu Picchu amid protests | protest news

Tourists evacuated after Peru closes Machu Picchu amid protests |  protest news

The European Union slams the police’s ‘disproportionate’ response to the deadly unrest as the death toll of protesters rises to 45. Peru has closed its famous Machu Picchu historic site amid deadly anti-government protests, stranding hundreds of tourists for hours, as the European Union denounced what it called a “disproportionate” police response to the unrest. … Read more

Peru: Protests erupt as thousands of police are deployed to guard the capital

Peru: Protests erupt as thousands of police are deployed to guard the capital

CNN — Protests in Peru on Thursday saw thousands of police dispatched to the capital Lima as hundreds of protesters marched downtown as fierce clashes erupted in the southern city of Arequipa. The Andean country’s week-long protest movement — seeking a full government reset — was sparked by the impeachment of former President Pedro Castillo … Read more

The Peruvian Andes “descended” on capital to demand the leader’s resignation

The Peruvian Andes “descended” on capital to demand the leader’s resignation

LIMA, Peru (AP) — People poured into Peru’s coastal capital, many from remote Andean regions, for a protest Thursday against President Dina Boluarte and in support of her predecessor, whose ouster last month sparked deadly unrest and plunged the nation into political chaos. There was a tense calm in the streets of Lima Thursday morning … Read more

This woman drives around the world with her dog

This woman drives around the world with her dog

CNN — It’s not every day you see a motorcyclist driving along the road with a German Shepherd dog on the back of the motorcycle. So it’s not surprising that the sight of content creator Jess Stone and her beloved dog Moxie cruising together usually gives viewers double-takes. “Every car that drives next to us, … Read more