Xävïęř Çhïļļö

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Mothers at Texas detention centre continue to protest 'horrible' treatment

Migrant mothers up the ante following hunger strike earlier this month to address poor living conditions and to demand immediate release from Karnes<p>Migrant mothers held at a privately-run detention centre in southern Texas have begun further peaceful protests, reportedly refusing some meals and …

Immigration

Brazil indigenous leader fights for tribe's visibility

<b>Making his way to the bus station in the bustling centre of Rio de Janeiro, nothing much sets Carlos Tukano apart from other Brazilian commuters.</b><p>Few would suspect that he was earmarked from birth to become a cacique, a tribal chief.<p>His father led the 5,000-strong Tukano tribe in a remote northern …

Brazil

24 facts you should know about the death penalty in the United States

<i>Editor’s Note: This article was first published on April 7. On May 15, surviving Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death.</i><p>Today (Apr. 7), a jury in Boston, Massachusetts, is deliberating the fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of two brothers allegedly behind the 2013 bombing of …

Boston Marathon Bombing

Intervención militar generó más violencia, sugiere estudio

Las intervenciones militares iniciadas en 2006 en México contra las bandas de narcotráfico pudieron haber causado más violencia, según sugiere un estudio publicado en la Asociación de Estadística de Estados Unidos.<p>Los resultados del estudio <i>¿Las intervenciones militares en la Guerra contra el</i> …

Emoticons are improving the English language

txt msgs r running language<p>*ruining<p>^lol, jk!! :)<p>In many casual discussions of language and the internet, it’s not uncommon to hear about how such “textspeak ruins language”—how technology has made everybody lazy with their speech and writing. Major media outlets such as the LA Times, the BBC and …

Language

Violence escalates in El Salvador as end to gang truce proves deadly

In March 481 people were murdered – an average of 16 people a day Death toll was 52% higher than the same period in the previous year<p>Last month, 481 people were murdered in El Salvador, making March the country’s most deadly month in a decade as authorities struggle to cope with the collapse of a …

El Salvador