Police: 2 Pharr brothers kidnap man after feeling “disrespected”
Pharr police arrested two brothers on Sunday after they allegedly kidnapped another man and threatened to kill his family because, according to a criminal complaint, one brother felt disrespected that the man’s friend brought a gun into his home.myrgv.com
First female premier poised to take helm of Italy government
A party with neo-fascist roots has won the most votes in Italy’s national election, setting the stage for talks to form the country’s first far right-led government since World War II, with Giorgia Meloni at the helm as Italy’s first female premier.
On Chile rivers, Native spirituality and development clash
For the Mapuche, Chile’s largest Indigenous group and more than 10 percent of its population, a pristine river like the Truful Truful, flowing from a lava field under an Andean volcano, is the home of a spiritual force to revere, not a natural resource to exploit.
EXPLAINER: Who gains or loses, what's next in Italy crisis
Italian Premier Mario Draghi's decision to turn in his resignation after his “unity” coalition broke apart dramatically in Parliament was the latest step in a political crisis that could take months before a new government is solidly in place to lead the European Union's third-largest economy.