Gina Brewer, the manager Texas Gun, one of the 6,700 gun dealers located near the 2,000 miles long U.S.-Mexico border, insists that she has not sold weapons to Mexican drug cartels representatives, in San Antonio, File Photograph: Gilles Mingasson/Getty Images

The Mexican government has launched legal action against US gunmakers in an unprecedented attempt to halt the flow of guns across the border, where US(...)

Johnny Depp: Excellent in ‘Ed Wood’

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A thing of the past? Farc soldiers parading in the main square of San Vicente del Caguán, in what was then rebel-controlled southern Colombia in 2001. Photograph: Ricardo Mazalan/AP

When the Farc guerrilla movement’s chief peace negotiator said this week that Colombia’s half-century civil war was drawing to a close, it was just th(...)