Peru beats Bolivia 3-1 to reach Copa America semi-finals

Peru beats Bolivia 3-1 to reach Copa America semi-finals

Brazilian-based striker Paolo Guerrero scored a hat trick as Peru swept aside Bolivia 3-1 to set up a Copa America semi-final showdown with fierce rivals Chile on Thursday.

Protesters burn ballots in bid to block Mexico vote

Rebellious teachers and protesters seeking to thwart Mexico`s midterm elections on Sunday burned ballots and blocked polling stations, but authorities downplayed the "isolated incidents."

Protests, threats and violence overshadow Mexico vote

 Mexico braced on Sunday for midtermMexico following a week of violent protests and threats by radical teachers to block the polls in impoverished southern states.

At least seven killed in southern Mexico clashes

 At least seven people were killed and 20 were wounded in clashes between armed civilians in Mexico`s violence-plagued southern state of Guerrero, officials said Wednesday.

Mexico investigates mass abduction claims

Authorities are investigating allegations that an armed group abducted at least 11 people after occupying a town in Mexico`s troubled southern state of Guerrero last week, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

Eight dead in Mexico as police clash with vigilantes

Mexican police have waged a gunfight with rural vigilantes in a poor state plagued by drug cartels, leaving eight people dead, officials said.

Parents of slain Mexican students head to US

Parents of the 43 Mexican students who disappeared nearly six months ago are travelling to the United States to call on compatriots living there to boycott Mexico`s June elections, a spokesman said on Friday.

March in Mexico City over slain students

 Some 2,500 people marched on Thursday in Mexico City marking the fifth month since the disappearance of 43 students whom the government says were killed by a police-linked drug gang.

Mexican Army base attacked in protest over missing students

Some 200 students attacked the Mexican Army headquarters in the state of Guerrero to protest over the disappearance of 43 of their classmates in September 2014.

Parents of missing Mexico students want military probe

 Parents of dozens of missing students called on Mexican authorities on Tuesday to investigate the military, while prosecutors said no soldiers were involved in the case that has shocked the nation.

Families of missing students in Mexico seek Pope's intervention

The families of the 43 students who went missing three months ago in Mexico have sought the intervention of Pope Francis to give more visibility to their search for justice, while the government has admitted that the country needs a more profound transformation in this regard.

One missing student identified in Mexico

At least one of the 43 Mexican students who went missing in Guerrero state in Mexico in September has been identified from the charred remains of the bodies, media reported Sunday.

One of 43 missing Mexican students identified among remains

Forensic experts have identified one of 43 missing Mexican students among a set of charred remains found in a landfill, an official has said, partly solving a case that has roiled the government.

Protest over 43 missing Mexicans erupts in violence

A peaceful rally over the presumed massacre of 43 Mexican students ended with violence in the capital Monday, as the president`s popularity sank to new lows on his second anniversary.

Mexico President seeks to dissolve local police forces

Mexico`s embattled president unveiled sweeping reforms Thursday to dissolve corruption-plagued municipal police forces nationwide amid an outcry over the role of gang-affiliated authorities in the presumed slaughter of 43 students.

11 burned bodies found in southern Mexico

Mexican authorities say they have found the partly burned bodies of 11 men dumped on the side of a road in the southern state of Guerrero.

Mexico President Pena Nieto forced into action over 43 missing students

Two months after 43 students vanished in the night, change is afoot in Mexico: Protests have swept the nation, sounding a wake-up call for the President to finally tackle corruption and police brutality.

Beleaguered Mexico leader reveals personal assets

 Mexico`s beleaguered President Enrique Pena Nieto made public all his personal assets on Wednesday as he struggles to quell a furore over a mansion his wife bought from a government contractor.

Protesters over missing students in Mexico burn state assembly

Demonstrators set fire to the local legislature building on Wednesday in the capital of the southwestern state of Guerrero in protests over the apparent massacre of 43 students by corrupt police and thugs from drug gangs. 

Fury over Mexico student `massacre` boils over

Mexicans furious at the presumed massacre of 43 students torched the ruling party`s Guerrero state headquarters and briefly took a police commander prisoner Tuesday as growing protests rocked President Enrique Pena Nieto`s government.