- MEXICO : Gulfo Narco Boss 'El Coss' Caught In Tampico; Arrested Pozos Gonzalez Proud Of Golden AK-47.
- COLOMBIA : Top Pop Singer Shakira...Sued By Ex-Novio...For $100 Million.
- POLAND: Sopot's Famous Crazy, Crooked House; Communist Board Game Goes Multilingual.
- MEXICO / CANADA : 3 Feb UPDATE: Sheila McNabb's Husband Thanks Canada As She Recovers From Surgery After Mazatlan Beating.
- COSTA RICA / PERU / COLOMBIA : 17 May UPDATE : 2 More Aides Resign After Prez. Chinchilla Comes Under Fire For Free Flights On Alleged Narco Jet; Key Minister Resigns Over Flight From Bogus Person.
- HUNGARY : 10,000 Protest Against Jobbiks...In Budapest.
- MEXICO: Telenovela Star's Assistant Charged With 4 Counts Of Attempted Murder.
- GUATEMALA : Court Throws Out Rios Montt Genocide Conviction; Trial Restart Ordered.
- ANIMALS / HUMOR / IMAGES : Cats: Love Them Or Hate Them; Website Now Lets Owners Shame Them.
- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
22 February 2013
MEXICO / ITALY : 2 Cops Arrested For Playa del Carmen Tourist Rape.
2 Carmen del Playa city police have been charged with raping an Italian woman on 12 February.
After leaving a nightclub in the early morning...3 police reportedly demanded a $235 bribe from the woman and her Italian male companion...who were caught urinating in an alley.
When they couldn't pay the bribe...the cops allegedly sexually assaulted the woman, a resident of the beach town south of Cancun.
A 3rd officer implicated in the assault has fled the area.
Carmen del Playa is popular with Europeans...and boasts about its safety and heavy police presence.