Pope Francis embraces Mexico’s indigenous community with expected visit to Chiapas

For centuries, the Catholic Church has worked to keep indigenous cultures and customs out of the liturgy. But Pope Francis appears to be spearheading another major shift in policy with his visit to the Mexican state of Chiapas. The inclusion of pine


Argentina makes offer to foreign creditors

The Argentine government has made an official proposal to foreign investors holding $9bn (£6.25bn) in bonds the country defaulted on. After five days of negotiations in New York, it offered to pay 75% of the amount awarded by US courts in 2012. The


Panama Canal expansion: Challenge for blasting company

The 3,500 blasts that Spain-based multinational Maxam has detonated as part of the Panama Canal’s expansion have been one of the biggest technological challenges for the firm, a leader in staged explosions in mining and public works projects. &