Brazil and Mexico probe claims US spied on presidents

Brazil and Mexico have both demanded an explanation from the US over claims that the NSA spied on their presidents. Internet data from Brazilian leader Dilma Rousseff and Mexico’s Enrique Pena Nieto was intercepted, journalist Glenn Greenwald told Brazil’s TV Globo. Mr Greenwald obtained secret files from US whistle-blower Edward Snowden. Brazil said data interception… Read More Brazil and Mexico probe claims US spied on presidents

Policemen die in Mexico City airport shootout

Three policemen have been killed in a shootout at Mexico City’s main airport, officials say. The security ministry said the federal officers had been sent to detain suspects in a drug trafficking case. Passengers dived for cover when the suspects opened fire, killing two officers immediately and injuring a third who later died in hospital.… Read More Policemen die in Mexico City airport shootout

Grotesque civil war in Mexico a threat to US security

Police found 18 dismembered and beheaded bodies inside two vans in an area frequented by tourists near the city of Guadalajara in western Mexico, authorities said Wednesday. Jalisco state Prosecutor Tomas Coronado said earlier police found 15 severed human heads in the vans a few miles from Lake Chapala and his office confirmed later in… Read More Grotesque civil war in Mexico a threat to US security