Stung by U.S. Tariff Plan, Canada Takes a Deep Breath

TORONTO — It was yet another slap in the face from the bellicose best friend and neighbor to the south. Of all the countries that could feel the sting of...

In Canada, Justin Trudeau Says Refugees Are Welcome

OTTAWA — As President Trump’s executive order on immigration stranded people around the world and provoked condemnation, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada took to social media to restate...

Torture and Killing of Transgender Woman Stuns Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO — The killing of a transgender woman who was beaten, tortured, shot and then bashed on the head with a big stone has horrified and transfixed...

A Tennis Makeover in Cuba, With an American Assist

HAVANA — The makeshift nets were a tangle of wires, and the white lines were almost completely chipped away. The condition of the only two usable tennis courts here...

As Storm Stalls, Rescue Work Begins Amid Rain and Rubble

Read more on the storm here. • Harvey, the hurricane that tore across the Gulf Coast of Texas at 130 m.p.h., was downgraded to a tropical storm Saturday afternoon. • There...

Every Year, the Sky ‘Rains Fish.’ Explanations Vary.

YORO, Honduras — Things don’t come easy in La Unión, a small community on the periphery of Yoro, a farming town in north-central Honduras. Poverty is universal, jobs are scarce,...

Mexico’s Record Violence Is a Crisis 20 Years in the Making

MEXICO CITY — The forces driving violence in Mexico, which is now on track for its worst year in decades, were first set in motion 20 years ago by...

Toronto Theater Director Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct Accusations

TORONTO — You could call it Canada’s Weinstein moment, take two. One of the country’s most powerful theater directors, Albert Schultz, on Thursday resigned from his post as leader of...

Mexican Radio Host’s Resignation Highlights Ties Between Government and Media

MEXICO CITY — Last Thursday, as it has for nearly a dozen years, Leonardo Curzio’s radio show delivered lively debate. This time around, his team of analysts harshly criticized...

Candidate’s Call to Save ‘Canadian Values’? Un-Canadian, Critics Say

To Kellie Leitch, one of more than a dozen candidates vying to lead Canada’s Conservative Party, the most pressing issue today is something that some of her critics consider...