Peru: at least 30 dead after bus plunges off cliff on ‘Devil’s Curve’ highway

Bus carrying 58 passengers to Lima, many returning home from the New Year’s holiday, was struck by tractor on treacherous stretch of coastal highway At least 30 people have been killed when a bus fell down a cliff onto a rocky beach along a narrow stretch of highway known as the

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/02/peru-bus-accident-devils-curve-lima

Five Mexican politicians killed in past week ahead of national elections

MEXICO CITY — To commemorate the new year, an aspiring mayoral candidate of a small Mexican town sent a Facebook message on Sunday morning asking residents to unite to improve society.

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/five-mexican-politicians-killed-in-past-week-ahead-of-national-elections/2018/01/02/218fb274-efd6-11e7-95e3-eff284e71c8d_story.html

Former Pakistani Ambassador To The U.S. Considers Implications Of Trump’s Tweet

President Trump’s first tweet of 2018 was extremely critical of Pakistan, threatening to withhold U.S. aid to the country. Former Pakistani ambassador to the U.S. Husain Haqqani speaks with NPR’s Ari Shapiro about the implications of such a threat.

Read more: https://www.npr.org/2018/01/02/575168199/former-pakistani-ambassador-to-the-u-s-considers-implications-of-trumps-tweet