Guatemala full of questions after genocide conviction annulled
It's unclear what kind of retrial former dictator Efrain Rios Montt will face, or whether the nation's power brokers played any role in the high court ruling. MEXICO CITY — The Guatemalan high court's decision to annul the genocide conviction of former military dictator Efrain Rios Montt on Tuesday revived questions about his responsibility for the slaughter of some 1,700 ethnic Maya people.
Obama's sunny speech in Mexico raises eyebrows
The president paints an optimistic portrait of a country rising from its troubles, but many who live with the nation's violence and poverty wonder 'what Mexico was he talking about?' MEXICO CITY — President Obama on Friday painted a sunny picture of a modern Mexico emerging from its past troubles, an attempt at rebranding that serves the political aims of both governments but clashes with the realities of a country beset by violence and poverty.
Obama Reaching Out to Mexican Young People
President Barack Obama and Mexico's new president, Enrique Pena Nieto, are stepping gingerly to avoid any suggestion of meddling in each other's most contentious issues. Instead, Obama is drawing attention to the cultural ties that have linked the two nations and the economic bonds that have begun to take hold more recently.
Mexico, U.S. Focus on Economic Ties
President Obama and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto called for broader economic relations between the two nations, committing to hold economic meetings this year.
Obama Meets With Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto
President Obama meets with President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico, as both leaders seek shift attention from security issues to the vast economic relationship between the two nations.