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Ex President Kirchner was charged in corruption scandal

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA ARGENTINA – Former President Cristina Kirchner was charged yesterday in a corruption scandal in which she is accused of heading an illicit organization involved in a […] Read More >

Berta Cáceres murder trial to begin

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA HONDURAS: Starting today, the alleged murderers of indigenous leader Berta Cáceres will stand trial in Tegucigalpa, bringing some justice to one of the most notorious killings […] Read More >

Trump Denies Puerto Rican Dead, Concocting Post-Maria Death Toll Conspiracy

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES: President Donald Trump lied about the death toll of Hurricanes Irene and Maria, claiming that “3000 people did not die” in Puerto Rico, as multiple independent studies […] Read More >


TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA CHILE: Google will invest an additional $140 million in its first Latin American data center, outside Santiago, more than tripling the facility’s size, company and government […] Read More >

Lula da Silva withdrawals from Brazil’s presidential election

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL : Imprisoned former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has officially withdrawn from the presidential election. He was replaced by the former mayor of São […] Read More >

US & China’s diplomacies clash over Central American region

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA U.S. – CENTRAL AMERICA : The United States withdrew its top diplomats from Dominican Republic, El Salvador, and Panama, criticising those governments’ decision to end diplomacy […] Read More >

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