Category: World News

Mexican security forces free El Chapo's son to protect lives – minister

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican security forces have released captured drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s son from a house where they briefly apprehended him on Thursday, Security Minister Alfonso Durazo told Reuters, saying the decision was taken to protect lives. Durazo’s comments followed an earlier statement that did not fully clarify whether the accused […]

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Brazil Supreme Court ruling could free corruption convicts, including Lula

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s Supreme Court began debating on Thursday whether to overturn a three-year-old rule that convicted criminals must go to prison right after losing their first appeal and not wait until they have exhausted their appeal options. The rule contributed to the success of Brazil’s biggest corruption investigation, the so-called Car Wash operation […]

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