Tourists on a beach run through a swarm of pink locusts near Corralejo, on the Spanish Canary Island of Fuerteventura, in November 2004. Authorities in the Canaries issued alerts as swarms of locusts arrived from western Africa, with environmental experts estimating that some 100 million of the insects reached the Canaries.
Lime shortage and spike in prices has caused some airlines to stop offering the fruit in their beverage services, temporarily. The lime shortage stems from a reduced supply in Mexico caused by civil unrest and flooding.
The vigilante movement has been hailed in Mexican towns where the Knights Templar cartel wrecked havoc, but it raises questions about extralegal policing.
Local religious leaders shed light on the tough-to-untangle face-off in Michoacán, Mexico.
The spread of vigilante groups in Mexico's Michoacán State, a response to the rise of a powerful drug cartel, has placed the government in a law and order Catch-22.
Following a criminal attack on gas and power stations in the Mexican state of Michoacan, some have asked if the federal government could take over the local government.