Mexico: 28 dead after riot breaks out in maximum security wing of Acapulco prison Play

Mexico: 28 dead after riot breaks out in maximum security wing of Acapulco prison

Acapulco is the biggest city in Guerrero, one of Mexicos most lawless states and a centre of opium poppy production that has been a major concern to US officials. The prison carnage was particularly embarrassing to Mexico as it came the same day US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly was visiting Guerrero, which lies in the south-west of the country. Jul 7, 2017
Failings in Jerseys child care system led to significant numbers suffering abuse Play

Failings in Jerseys child care system led to significant numbers suffering abuse

An inquiry into historic child abuse on the island of Jersey found a catalogue of failures in its care system spanning several decades, according to findings published in a report on Monday (July 3).The inquiry, led by Frances Oldham QC, heard 553 offences took place between 1947 and 2004. More than half of them are said to have happened at the former childrens care home, Haut de la Garenne. The report has recommended demolishing the building to eradicate its unhappy past. Jul 4, 2017