Nazis separated me from my parents as a child. The trauma lasts a lifetime | Yoka Verdoner

I know from experience that the Trump-sanctioned brutality at the US border with Mexico will scar its child victims for life The events occurring now on our border with Mexico, where children are being removed from the arms of their mothers and fathers and sent to foster families or shelters, make me weep and gnash […]

Romania hits Canadian firm with $9m ‘retaliatory’ tax bill over gold mine

Move comes after Gabriel Resources sues government for $4.4bn over failed bid to establish goldmine in Apuseni mountains Romania has served a Canadian mining company with a $8.6m back taxes bill days after the company filed a $4.4bn compensation claim over a stalled project in the country. Gabriel Resources tried for more than 18 years […]

Argentinas ‘Queen Cristina’ seeks return to politics with Senate bid

Argentinas former president, Cristina Fernndez de Kirchner, has formed centre-left party and will run for key seat that populous Buenos Aires province Argentinas former president, Cristina Fernndez de Kirchner, has formally launched her bid for a Senate seat in Octobers mid-term elections in a race that will determine whether President Mauricio Macri can deepen his […]

Mexicos lost generation of young girls robbed of innocence and education

Study reveals rising number of Mexican girls in relationships and marriages with older men and casts fresh light on causes of child marriage in Latin America Hundreds of thousands of young girls across Mexico are being driven into relationships and marriages with older men, denying them a childhood and an education, new research reveals. Of […]

‘World’s worst skier’: how it went downhill for Adrian Solano, Venezuela’s Eddie the Eagle

The novice had only trained on wheels before arriving in Finland to compete in the Nordic world ski championships First there was Eddie the Eagle, then Cool Runnings. Now theres Adrian Solano, a Venezuelan skier whose only training for tackling the Nordic world ski championships in Finland was using wheels beneath the bright sun. Having […]

Sighting of uncontacted Amazonian tribe in pictures

Brazilian photographer Ricardo Stuckert captured amazing close-up photographs of an uncontacted Amazonian tribe after his helicopter flight took a detour to avoid a rainstorm and happened to fly over their longhouse Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2016/dec/22/sighting-of-uncontacted-amazonian-tribe-in-pictures Diggy

Trudeau to be questioned by ethics watchdog over reports of cash for access

Canadas ethics watchdog will query Justin Trudeau over his involvement with political fundraisers that allegedly offered access to the prime minister Justin Trudeau will be questioned by Canadas ethics watchdog over reports of political fundraisers that allegedly offered privileged access to the prime minister and his cabinet ministers for a price. The development marks the […]

Ontario seeks to put a cap on water bottle industry with two-year ban

Officials say moratorium would give province time to better understand state of groundwater supplies amid climate change threat and increasing population The Ontario government has proposed a two-year moratorium on the creation or expansion of bottled water operations fed by groundwater in the Canadian province, in a bid to strike a balance between a burgeoning […]