An Argentine judge recognizes gender abuse suffered for years by 20 nuns in a breakthrough ruling

BUNEOS AIRES, Argentina — An Argentine judge on Friday ruled that 20 cloistered nuns had suffered abuse for more than two decades at the hands of high-ranking clergy in the country’s conservative north, and ordered the accused archbishop and church officials to undergo psychological treatment and training in gender discrimination. The ruling in the homeland … Read more

Panama and Colombia fail to protect migrants on Darien jungle route, Human Rights Watch says

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia and Panama are failing to protect hundreds of thousands of migrants who cross the Darien jungle on their way to the U.S. and have become increasingly vulnerable to robberies and sexual violence, Human Rights Watch said in a report published on Wednesday. The watchdog called on both countries to appoint high-level … Read more

Puerto Rico governor announces historic budget to aid elderly, reduce violence and boost solar power

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico’s governor said Tuesday that the U.S. territory’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year will be the largest in history at $14 billion, with new funds meant to help the island’s elderly population, reduce violence and expand solar power programs, among other things. The announcement was made during Gov. … Read more

‘Yellowstone’ Star’s Nephew Missing Amid Domestic Violence Investigation

The stars of “Yellowstone” are speaking out as their costar Mo Brings Plenty is currently looking for his … who’s been reported missing, and who’s also wanted by cops. Cole Hauser — who plays Rip Wheeler on the Paramount Network drama — took to Instagram to ask his followers to share any information they may … Read more

A woman was killed just after asking police for protection from an ex-partner. Greece is asking why

ATHENS, Greece — Greek authorities on Tuesday ordered an urgent investigation into a woman’s fatal stabbing outside an Athens police precinct where she had just requested protection from an ex-boyfriend. The 28-year-old’s death triggered new calls by left-wing opposition parties for femicide — the killing of women or girls with a gender-related motivation — to … Read more

Gunbattle between Haitian police and gangs paralyzes area near National Palace

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Heavy gunfire erupted Monday in the downtown area of Haiti’s capital as police battled gang members near the National Palace for several hours. Local media reported that at least one policeman was shot after he and other officers were forced to flee an armored car that was later set on fire. Scores … Read more

Gunmen in Ecuador kill 8, injure 8 others in attack in coastal city of Guayaquil as violence surges

QUITO, Ecuador — Armed gunmen attacked a group of people in Ecuador ’s coastal city of Guayaquil killing eight people and injuring eight others, the Interior Ministry said, the latest in a string of violent incidents in the South American country. At around 7 p.m. local time on Saturday, armed men arrived in a vehicle … Read more

Mob in Mexico brutally beats suspected kidnapper hours before Holy Week procession

TAXCO, Mexico — A mob in the Mexican tourist city of Taxco on Thursday brutally beat a woman they suspected of kidnapping and killing a young girl, just hours before the city’s famous Holy Week procession. On the eve of Good Friday, men walk through the colonial streets of Taxco wearing hoods, whipping themselves or … Read more

Fans Slam Mike Shouhed After Shocking Domestic Violence Details Revealed

Mike Shouhed, the former star of Bravo’s “Shahs of Sunset,” is in trouble with the law again. In documents filed on March 22 in Los Angeles Superior Court, Shouhed is accused of assault and battery, gender violence and intentional infliction of emotional distress stemming from an incident back in March of 2022. Article continues below … Read more