Mohamed Fahmy, the former Cairo bureau chief of Al Jazeera English, was found guilty of terrorism-related charges, along with two other journalists. Many have viewed the charges and the trial as a sham.
The controversy erupted for Mexico's president last November when it was revealed that first lady Angelica Rivera was in the process of acquiring a luxury home from a company that was part of a Chinese-led consortium to build a $3.75 billion rail link.
More than 2 million people living in dry areas in Central America face hunger. Food security is starting to improve in some communities as farmers adopt alternative crops and more efficient water usage.
The United States will soon start their journey to make an eighth straight World Cup appearance in Russia in 2018 with Trinidad & Tobago likely to provide the toughest opposition in their first qualifying group.
Deportations and detentions of migrants have risen sharply since Plan Frontera Sur was launched a year ago. Many say the effort is working, but rights groups worry that migrants are taking greater risks.