Attacks on the kingpin's family may signal an escalation in conflict between the Sinaloa and Jalisco New Generation cartels.
In a column published in Granma, Mr. Castro took exception with Barack Obama's May speech in Japan.
While slum tourism is arguably exploitive, some say it brings a welcome economic boost to impoverished neighborhoods.
A project launched by two chefs – one Italian, one Brazilian – aims to take wasted food from the Olympic Village and turn it into a long-term meal program for local residents.
A decision in the impeachment trial is expected to come before the end of the month. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) of Vermont adds his voice to protests that the trial is a political coup.
Uzbekistan’s Oksana Chusovitina could make history in Rio as the oldest Olympic female gymnast to compete.
For many, golf is symbolic of the vast challenges faced by host cities, from environmental concerns around construction to whether long-term benefits will reach beyond the elite.
Equality in representation between men and women in the Games has come a long way, for some countries more than others.
Like Brazil at large, Rio's finances and politics are in bad shape. But if there is one thing Brazilians know how to do it is welcome the world with pizzaz and enthusiasm.