Ecuador lowers death toll from prison violence to 62

Ecuador lowers death toll from prison violence to 62

By Alexandra Valencia and Yury Garcia QUITO/GUAYAQUIL (Reuters) – Ecuadorean authorities on Tuesday lowered the death toll to 62 from violence at the Penitenciaria del Litoral prison over the weekend, but said areas of the facility remain out of their control....
U.S. journalist freed in Myanmar, says he was not beaten or starved

U.S. journalist freed in Myanmar, says he was not beaten or starved

By Andrew Mills DOHA (Reuters) -American journalist Danny Fenster said he was healthy and happy to be going home after he was freed from prison in Myanmar and flew to Qatar on Monday, following negotiations between former U.S. diplomat Bill Richardson and the ruling...