Mexican journalist Javier Valdez, who specialized in covering drug trafficking and organized crime, has been killed in Sinaloa. His case is the latest in a wave of journalist killings in Mexico.
The entire police force in Acapulco has been disarmed and put under investigation. Authorities suspect police in the resort city are under the control of drug cartels.
A newspaper journalist has been gunned down outside the front door of his home in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. He had reportedly received death threats after investigating corruption among state officials.
The rebel leader who refused a 2016 peace deal has been reported killed, together with his sister. Their group is accused of crimes including murder, drug trafficking and illegal mining.
Twenty former Chilean intelligence agents have been jailed over forced disappearances during the Pinochet dictatorship. The crimes were committed under Operation Condor — a secret campaign to wipe out the opposition.
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