Americas

Santiago Manuin, Indigenous Leader in Peru, Dies at 63

Santiago Manuin, Indigenous Leader in Peru, Dies at 63

Santiago Manuin, Indigenous Leader in Peru, Dies at 63 Santiago Manuin, Indigenous Leader in Peru, Dies at 63 This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. This was clear to Santiago Manuin: Indigenous tribes of the Amazon had the right to protect their land and to take part …

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Trump Hosts President López Obrador of Mexico to Spotlight Trade and Immigration

Trump Hosts President López Obrador of Mexico to Spotlight Trade and Immigration

Trump Hosts President López Obrador of Mexico to Spotlight Trade and Immigration Trump Hosts President López Obrador of Mexico to Spotlight Trade and Immigration President Trump welcomed Mexico’s president to the White House on Wednesday for a feel-good meeting between unlikely partners that was meant to celebrate a revised North American Free Trade Agreement that Mr. Trump hailed as historic …

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Mexico’s Leader Sought Harmony With Trump. He Got a Lopsided Relationship.

Mexico’s Leader Sought Harmony With Trump. He Got a Lopsided Relationship.

Mexico’s Leader Sought Harmony With Trump. He Got a Lopsided Relationship. Mexico’s Leader Sought Harmony With Trump. He Got a Lopsided Relationship. Before heading out for his first state visit to the United States, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the firebrand president of Mexico known for excoriating his foes in long-winded tirades, made a surprising promise to his people. He vowed …

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Bone Fragments in Mexico Identified As One of 43 Missing Students

Bone Fragments in Mexico Identified As One of 43 Missing Students

Bone Fragments in Mexico Identified As One of 43 Missing Students Bone Fragments in Mexico Identified As One of 43 Missing Students MEXICO CITY — Nearly six years after 43 college students disappeared in rural Mexico, the government announced the first major breakthrough in its investigation on Tuesday: Forensic scientists have identified the remains of one of the students. Bone …

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President Bolsonaro of Brazil Tests Positive for Coronavirus

President Bolsonaro of Brazil Tests Positive for Coronavirus

President Bolsonaro of Brazil Tests Positive for Coronavirus President Bolsonaro of Brazil Tests Positive for Coronavirus RIO DE JANEIRO — President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, who has railed against social distancing measures and repeatedly downplayed the threat of the coronavirus as the epidemic in his country became the second-worst in the world, said Tuesday that he, too, has been infected. …

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Dulce Nunes, Bossa Nova Star of the 1960s, Dies at 90

Dulce Nunes, Bossa Nova Star of the 1960s, Dies at 90

Dulce Nunes, Bossa Nova Star of the 1960s, Dies at 90 Dulce Nunes, Bossa Nova Star of the 1960s, Dies at 90 This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Dulce Nunes seemed poised to become a movie star, with her face plastered on the cover of national …

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Bolsonaro Takes New Covid Test After Attending July 4 Lunch Without Mask

Bolsonaro Takes New Covid Test After Attending July 4 Lunch Without Mask

Bolsonaro Takes New Covid Test After Attending July 4 Lunch Without Mask Bolsonaro Takes New Covid Test After Attending July 4 Lunch Without Mask RIO DE JANEIRO — President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil said Monday night that he went to the hospital for a lung scan and would take a new test for the novel coronavirus. He took those steps …

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Won’t Cross the Border for Washington Summit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Won’t Cross the Border for Washington Summit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Won’t Cross the Border for Washington Summit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Won’t Cross the Border for Washington Summit TORONTO — He sent his regrets. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed on Monday he won’t attend a meeting in Washington this week with President Donald Trump and President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico. The meeting was meant …

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Opposition Candidate Wins Dominican Republic Presidential Vote

Opposition Candidate Wins Dominican Republic Presidential Vote

Opposition Candidate Wins Dominican Republic Presidential Vote Opposition Candidate Wins Dominican Republic Presidential Vote SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — A businessman who has never held elected office has won the presidency of the Dominican Republic, according to results Monday, ending a 16-year run in power by a center-left party. The president-elect, Luis Rodolfo Abinader, had won about 53 percent of …

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Broadway Actor Nick Cordero Dead at 41 of Coronavirus

Broadway Actor Nick Cordero Dead at 41 of Coronavirus

Broadway Actor Nick Cordero Dead at 41 of Coronavirus Broadway Actor Nick Cordero Dead at 41 of Coronavirus Nick Cordero, a musical theater actor whose intimidating height and effortless charm brought him a series of tough-guy roles on Broadway, died on Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 41. His death was announced on Instagram by his …

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