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Bus Crash Kills 24 in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador — A bus apparently lost its brakes, hit another vehicle at high speed and rolled over four times, killing at least 24 people and injuring 22 while smashing into several houses along a highway near Ecuador’s capital early Tuesday, officials said. The Colombian-registered bus was traveling to Quito …

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Ecuador Struggles to Cope as Venezuelans Flood Its Borders

Venezuelans fleeing insecurity at home are arriving by the thousands in Ecuador after crossing through neighboring Colombia, the latest wave in one of Latin America’s largest mass population movements in history. Photos taken at the Rumichaca International Bridge, a border crossing between Colombia and Ecuador high in the Andes Mountains, …

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Beating Up on Canada Again: the Canada Letter

Canada keeps getting kicked around by ostensible allies. This week, it was Saudi Arabia’s turn. Our Middle East correspondent, Ben Hubbard, writes on the Saudi media’s heightened, if skewed, interest in Canada. Canada, I’ve been hearing nasty things about you. Canada has the highest suicide rates in the world. Canadian …

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At Least 4 Dead in New Brunswick Shooting, Police Say

At least four people were killed after a shooting in Fredericton, the capital of the Canadian province of New Brunswick, the police said on Friday morning. The shooting took place on Brookside Drive, a major thoroughfare in the city. The Fredericton Police Force said that it was responding just before …

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