Rebel. Drug Fugitive. Hero? Haiti Erupts Over an Arrest

MIAMI — Even by the standard of Haitian rebels, Guy Philippe was acting pretty confidently for a man on the D.E.A.’s list of wanted drug traffickers. He publicly sauntered into...

2 Suspects Held in Quebec Mosque Shooting; 6 Dead

QUEBEC CITY — Two young men were in custody on Monday after a mass shooting in a mosque in Quebec City that killed six men and wounded eight others,...

Body Found in Argentine River Shakes Up Election

BUENOS AIRES — The recovery of a corpse this week in a river in Patagonia has shaken up Argentina in the final stretch of a high-stakes midterm election, amid...

The Fading Art Deco Dreams of Brazil’s Heartland

GOIÂNIA, Brazil — On a recent visit to Goiânia, a bustling city noted for its sway in Brazil’s farm belt, I didn’t expect to stumble across Art Deco gems....

Agustín Edwards, Conservative Media Tycoon in Chile, Is Dead at 89

SANTIAGO, Chile — Agustín Edwards, the Chilean media magnate who published El Mercurio, the country’s most influential conservative newspaper, and played a crucial role in overthrowing the socialist government...

Ecuador’s Vice President Is Jailed in Bribery Investigation

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — A scandal involving a Brazilian construction giant has widened with the jailing of Ecuador’s vice president as part of an investigation into accusations of bribery. The authorities...

Venezuelans Vote Peacefully, if Not Hopefully

SUCRE, Venezuela — She had heard the calls for a boycott of the election. She worried that the ruling party might toy with the results and undermine her candidate...

Investigation Reopens of Argentine Ex-President in ’94 Bomb Case

PARANÁ, Argentina — An Argentine court reopened an investigation on Thursday into accusations that former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner sought a secret deal with Iran in connection with...

Moths, Alive and in Color, in All Their Diversity

Moths belong to the night. We often only see them when light sends them spiraling down to surfaces, where they land and sit still, beaming out messages like antennaed...

P.R.I. Closes In on Narrow Victory in State of Mexico Governor’s Race

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s most powerful political party was on the verge of a narrow victory in the race for the governorship of the nation’s most populous state, according...