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HAVANA (AP) — The commander of Colombia's biggest rebel movement says its fighters will permanently cease hostilities with the government beginning with the first minute of Monday, as a result of their peace accord for ending five decades of war.
Mexican authorities have uncovered a hidden tunnel from the northwestern state of Sonora to Arizona in the United States, the National Commission for Security said Sunday. Authorities on both sides of the border periodically discover this type of hidden tunnel, typically used by drug traffickers or undocumented migrants. In April, US authorities discovered the longest tunnel yet that was used for bringing in illegal drugs from Mexico.
Hurricane Gaston on Sunday surged to a Category Three storm, the first major hurricane of the Atlantic season, the National Hurricane Center said. Gaston, packing top sustained winds of 115 miles (185 kilometers) per hour, was about 580 miles from Bermuda, and moving west-northwest at five miles per hour, according to the Miami-based NHC. Meanwhile in the Pacific, Hurricane Lester had top sustained winds of 85 miles per hour.