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'El Chapo' Son Arrested in Mexico

Mexican security forces on Thursday captured a son of jailed drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, scoring a high-profile win in the fight against powerful cartels days before US President Joe Biden visits.

Pelé, the Brazilian king of football, dies at 82

Edson Arantes do Nascimento succumbed to cancer, spending Christmas in the hospital. He is arguably the greatest football player to ever play the 'beautiful game' and is the only footballer in history to have won 3 World Cups.

Twitter To Ban Users From Promoting Rival Social Platforms

Twitter announced Sunday it would no longer allow users to promote their accounts on several rival social media platforms including Facebook and Instagram, but the site's mercurial owner Elon Musk appeared to backtrack on the new policy just hours later.

Teen Killed in Protests Against Peru's New Leader

Protests against Peru's new government turned deadly this weekend, with a teenager killed as police clashed with angry demonstrators calling for a national strike, fresh elections and the release of detained former president Pedro Castillo.

Brazil School Shooting Toll Rises To Four

The death toll from a twin school shooting in Brazil rose to four on Saturday after a teacher wounded in the attack by a 16-year-old shooter wearing Nazi symbols died from her injuries, officials said.