Guatemalan land activist wins prestigious Goldman prize
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- Rodrigo Tot, a 60-year-old farmer and activist, was awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize on Monday for work in his Guatemala homeland, an honor that comes after two previous Latin American winners were murdered in the last year....
9 dead in apparent gang shootout in western Mexico
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Prosecutors in western Mexico say nine people are dead following an apparent gang shootout in a rural area....
Ex-treasure hunter faces more charges over missing coins
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A federal judge is warning an ex-treasure hunter that he could face another contempt-of-court charge if he doesn't reveal the location of 500 missing gold coins....
More Venezuelans struggle in US as their country implodes
MIAMI (AP) -- People crowd outside a church near Miami's international airport, chatting about family and friends left behind in Caracas, Valencia and Maracaibo as they wait more than an hour to receive rice, beans, yogurt and other food for their families....
Venezuelans march in memory of those killed in unrest
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Thousands of Venezuelans dressed in white marched in the capital Saturday to pay homage to the at least 20 people killed in anti-government unrest in recent weeks....
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