Abuela, Chef, Boss: Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s Grandmother Feeds the Majors

TORONTO — The brown sugar bubbled in the pan. The marinated goat meat sizzled when added. Spoonfuls of olives and capers were heaped into the mixture. Then Altagracia Alvino, who can make this dish with her...

One Handgun, 9 Murders: How American Firearms Cause Carnage Abroad

CLARENDON, Jamaica — She came to Jamaica from the United States about four years ago, sneaking in illegally, stowed away to avoid detection. Within a few short years, she became one of the nation’s most-wanted...

The Observer view on Jair Bolsonaro and the Amazon wildfires | Observer editorial

Smoke from the wildfires burning in the Amazon plunged São Paolo, 1,700 miles from the scenes of destruction, into an eerie darkness last Monday afternoon. The temporary blackout made it impossible for...

The ‘gravity bikers’ risking death for thrills in Colombia.

“Gravity Biking” is a popular extreme sport in the United States, involving riding specially-adapted pushbikes down steep roads. An extreme form of the sport has become popular among young men in...

Macron: ‘All G7 powers must help Brazil fight raging Amazon fires’

Emmanuel Macron has asked for world powers to help Brazil and its neighbours fight the fires raging in the Amazon and to plan huge replanting programmes. The appeal came as the French president piled pressure...

Entire police forces are still being arrested in Mexico

Republished from InSight Crime The arrest of a town’s entire police department in Mexico’s state of Chihuahua reflects just how insidious police corruption continues to be in the country, with governments at...

Bolsonaro enjoys comedy club outing as Brazil’s wildfire crisis rages on

While the Amazon burned and Brazilians demonstrated their outrage, Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro went to a comedy club. As the president’s pre-recorded speech to the nation explaining how he...

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