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October 3, 2015

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World: Latin America

  • Refinery explosion kills 24, injures 86 in Venezuela

    3 years, 1 month ago

    (AP) CARACAS, Venezuela — A huge explosion rocked Venezuela's biggest oil refinery and unleashed a ferocious fire Saturday, killing at least 24 people and injuring more than 80 others in the deadliest disaster in memory for the country's key oil industry. ...

  • 44 killed in Mexico prison riot; guards detained

    3 years, 7 months ago

    (AP) An inmate riot that may have been staged to cover a breakout killed 44 prisoners Sunday, and the jail's director and all guards on duty at the time have been detained, a security official said.Nuevo Leon state public security spokesman ...