Posts By: Staff

After Assange Arrest in London, Ecuador’s Moreno Calls Him a ‘Spoiled Brat’

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA ECUADOR: Yesterday morning, Ecuador allowed police to arrest Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in its embassy in London after years of tense relations between the government and […] Read More >

Red Cross Secures Access to Venezuelan Prisons

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: The International Committee of the Red Cross secured access to Venezuela’s prisons and permission to send humanitarian aid to the deeply divided country on Wednesday. […] Read More >

‘Crisis’ in Rio de Janeiro After Torrential Floods Kill 10

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: In Rio de Janeiro, heavy rains killed 10 civilians and devastated parts of the city yesterday. The rains began on Monday evening and resulted in […] Read More >

Costa Rica Reaches Agreement with Indigenous Groups After Land Rights Leader Killed

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA COSTA RICA: The Costa Rican government reached an agreement with Indigenous peoples on security and territorial protection yesterday. In an official statement, the Office of the […] Read More >

Claiming The U.S. is “Full”, Trump Seeks “Tougher” Border Agencies

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BORDER: President Donald Trump visited the southern border near the Californian town of Calexico on Friday. At a roundtable event, Trump expressed his concerned over the […] Read More >

Brazilian Textbooks to Rewrite 1964 Military Dictatorship

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: Education Minister Ricardo Vélez said school textbooks will be revised to give a positive angle to the 1964 coup that began a 21-year military dictatorship. […] Read More >

Brazil Hosts Latin America’s Largest Gun Fair

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: Rio de Janeiro hosted Latin America’s largest gun fair on Tuesday with hundreds of companies and delegations in attendance, including the Brazilian vice president and […] Read More >