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Chiquita Brands was ordered Monday by a Florida jury to pay $38.3 million to the families of eight people killed by a right-wing paramilitary group in Colombia, which the banana grower had funded for years during that country's violent civil war. 

The Mexican government has funded a lawsuit for illegal migrants in Florida who are facing human smuggling charges and prison time under Gov. Ron DeSantis’s law curbing illegal migration.

Workers at a government institution in Mexico City have revolted by tearing down a large pride flag installed inside a building.

Video footage showed employees at the National Housing Fund for Workers (Infonavit) ripping down the rainbow flag in an apparent protest.

Former Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez passionately condemns the actions of the Israeli army, calling them cowards for bombing innocent civilians in Gaza.

Sheinbaum claims she is a feminist and her Jewish identity is not something she thinks about…   Yet her alliance with David Daniel Kabbaz – a Jewish real estate tycoon who founded Grupo Danhos – is said to be a close political and economic alliance.  As mayor of Mexico City, Sheinbaum instructed a crew to demolish a wall next to a chapel – and accidentally demolished most of the chapel as well.  The parish priest claimed he was not even given notification of the demolition!  

Mexico's newly elected and first female president Claudia Sheinbaum faced a market meltdown hours after being elected as stocks and the value of the peso dropped.

Stocks fell nearly 6 percent and the peso lost as much as 4 percent in the hours after Sheinbaum won a landslide victory in Sunday's presidential election.