Mexican president threatens to skip Americas summit unless US invites all countries

Mexico City CNN — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador threatened to boycott next month’s Summit of the Americas, saying on Tuesday that its participation would only be confirmed if the host country, the United States, invited Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela. “Participation in the Los Angeles summit has not yet been resolved because we propose … Read more

Builders damaged protected areas in climate-weary Puerto Rico

By DÁNICA COTO May 6, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/climate-caribbean-puerto-rico-mangroves-36e4e66f520e241f315fa4a1d8558ac1 SALINAS, Puerto Rico (AP) — Jacqueline Vázquez was sitting on the couch when her phone rang. She had just returned from a government office where she had filed a complaint for illegal construction in an ecological reserve. The reserve is dedicated to one of the largest mangrove … Read more

Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela unlikely to join summit, says US official | Human Rights News

A State Department official said three governments are unlikely to attend the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles in June. The governments of Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela are likely to be excluded from the ninth Summit of the Americas, which will be hosted by the United States in June, a senior US State Department … Read more

Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela unlikely to join summit, says US official | Human Rights News

A State Department official said three governments are unlikely to attend the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles in June. The governments of Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela are likely to be excluded from the ninth Summit of the Americas, which will be hosted by the United States in June, a senior US State Department … Read more

Pterosaurs were covered in colorful feathers, study finds

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — Pterosaurs ruled the skies in the age of the dinosaurs, but scientists have long wondered if they actually had feathers. Now we know. Not only did these flying reptiles have feathers, but they … Read more

Peruvian President Castillo lifts Lima lockdown amid criticism | Protests News

The mandatory lockdown came amid protests over rising fuel and food prices that left at least four people dead. Peruvian President Pedro Castillo raised mandatory confinement imposed in the country’s capital and a nearby town, after the measure sparked widespread criticism, anger and further protests in the streets of Lima. Castillo had ordered residents Monday … Read more