Authorities face mounting scrutiny of their handling of disaster after video appears to show guards leaving as flames engulf cell with migrants trapped inside.
At least 39 people were killed and 29 others injured when the fire that broke out at a facility for migrants in in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
Honduras snaps decades-old ties with Taiwan, the Latin American country announces, saying it recognises "only one China in the world" and leaving Taipei with just 13 countries with which it has formal diplomatic ties.
The announcement came as Honduran Foreign Minister Eduardo Enrique Reina was heading to China to hold talks on the establishment of diplomatic relations with Beijing.
Honduras Foreign Minister Eduardo Enrique Reina says interest rates were very high and "choking" Honduras, and the proposal was "related to finding a debt financing mechanism for [Taiwan] to buy [Honduran] debt."
Elon Musk’s Tesla announces production facility in Monterrey, as the Latin American nation with an estimated 1.7 million tonne reserve of the light metal tightens control on its mining.
Mexico's popular president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador addresses tens of thousands of supporters at an event in capital that will give the leftist nationalist a chance to rally his base a year before his successor is to be elected.
"There is a lot of disintegration of families, there is a lot of individualism, there is a lack of love, of brotherhood, of hugs and embraces," says Mexico's President Lopez Obrador, blaming broken family values for opioid deaths in America.
Honduras Foreign Minister Eduardo Reina spells out reasons why the Central American country is seeking to establish diplomatic relations with China, which implies severing eight-decade ties with Taiwan.
Xiomara Castro, leader of the Central American country, says she has instructed her foreign minister to open diplomatic ties with Beijing. Meanwhile, Taiwan urges Honduras not to fall into "China's trap."
Mexico doesn't produce the synthetic opioid, says President Lopez Obrador, claiming Americans, including single-parent families and parents who kick grown children and elderly out of homes, are turning to fentanyl due to social decay.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said the victims were believed to have entered the country to buy medicines and got caught up in a confrontation between criminal groups.
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