Venezuela's government says it has vacated the Tocorón prison, where the criminal gang El tren de Aragua was based. Spanish footballers end the boycott after reaching an agreement with the RFEF. Here's what you need to know to start your day.First the truth.
1. "The Beast" suspends its operations
Mexican rail operator Ferromex has indefinitely suspended service for 60 trains on northbound routes to U.S. border cities, the train network known as "The Beast."
2. Venezuela evicts the prison where the criminal gang El tren de Aragua was based
The Venezuelan government declared on Wednesday "the total success" of a military operation that sought to completely evict the Tocorón prison, in the center-north of the country, which began early in the morning with the sending of 11,000 men to its facilities, according to a statement from the Ministry of Communication and Information.
3. What happens between Azerbaijan and Armenia?
Ethnic Armenian fighters from the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region agreed to lay down their arms after Azerbaijan launched a brief but bloody military offensive on Tuesday, giving Azerbaijan a boost in its bid to control territory. Why is there conflict over control of Nagorno-Karabakh and what is Russia's role in this?
Azerbaijan launches operation against Armenian forces in Nagorno-Karabakh 2:43
4. Republican Party Infighting Would Lead to Government Shutdown
The Republican Party's war on itself has turned its inoperative majority in the House of Representatives into a "clown show" and a "caucus of dysfunction" and is handing victories to the Chinese Communist Party. At least that's just what some of its own members say about it. Analysis.
5. Spanish footballers end boycott
The conflict between the Spanish women's national football team and the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) appears to have reached a turning point after both sides, along with the government's Higher Sports Council (CSD), reached a series of agreements.
- The Royal Spanish Football Federation dismisses its general secretary
Women's national football team reached agreement with Spanish federation 1:56
At coffee time
Gisele Bündchen says her divorce from Tom Brady and other personal matters have been "very hard" on her family
Gisele Bündchen has found her footing amid the adversities she has faced in recent years, including the need to move on after her divorce from football legend Tom Brady.
Gisele Bündchen enjoys her singleness in Rio de Janeiro 1:03
What happened to Messi?
Lionel Messi's return to the field was short-lived: the Argentine star was substituted in the 37th minute of Inter Miami's match against Toronto FC on Wednesday. Here's what we know.
Non-Spanish Speaking Latinos Shamed
What do Senator Ted Cruz, award-winning actress Ariana DeBose and a bewildered child who responds with a choked voice to questions on live television have in common? All are Latinos who have been shamed for their Spanish-speaking ways. 54% of Latinos who don't speak more than a little Spanish say another Latino has made them feel bad about it.
A quarter of U.S.-born Latinos speak almost no Spanish 2:08
Three news that came to WhatsApp
WhatsApp announced new features for businesses, such as the ability to select seats or schedule appointments without leaving the chat, and a menu that displays different payment options.
WhatsApp channels: everything you need to know 1:03
Of the 50 best hotels in the world by 2023, three are in Mexico
The list includes three very well located Mexican hotels: in 8th place, One&Only Mandarina, from Puerto Vallarta; in 13th place, Chablé Yucatán, from Chocholá and in 19th place, Hotel Esencia, from Tulum. Find out which is the best hotel in the world.
The five best hotels in the world 1:23
The figure of the day
Brazil seizes 3.6 tons of cocaine on a vessel, the largest seizure made on its coast.
The appointment of the day
"Using photographs of other people for this kind of atrocity and sending them is a very serious crime."
There is outrage in Spain over the use of artificial intelligence to create fake images of naked underage girls. One of the victims' mothers, Miriam Al Adib, used a video posted on her verified Instagram account to raise awareness of the situation.
Editing Karol G's photographs causes controversy 6:09
This is the "swing at the end of the world" in Ecuador
In Baños de Agua Santa, Ecuador, are "the tree house" and the "swing at the end of the world", two tourist attractions that originally served to monitor the activity of the Tungurahua volcano, currently active and one of the most dangerous in the region.