Posts By: Staff

Bishop Rolando Alvarez Sentenced in Nicaragua

NICARAGUA: Catholic bishop Rolando Álvarez — one of the most outspoken critics of President Daniel Ortega’s regime — was sentenced to more than 26 years in prison on Friday Feb. […] Read More >

Wildfires Ravage Chile

CHILE: Wildfires raging in Chile since Thursday, Feb. 2 have left at least 24 dead and nearly 1,000 injured as of Sunday. A State of Emergency was declared in the […] Read More >

Corruption levels in 2022 largely unchanged across Latin America

NEW YORK — The level of perceived public sector corruption in the Americas has remained stagnant for several years in a row, with 27 out of 32 countries having unchanged […] Read More >

Peru’s Castillo Ousted from Presidency

PERU: President Pedro Castillo was impeached and arrested on Wednesday on rebellion charges after he attempted to dissolve the legislative body and take control of the government. Ahead of the […] Read More >

Chile and Bolivia Resolve Silala River Case

CHILE: President Gabriel Boric celebrated on Thursday the International Court of Justice’s ruling on the Silala River case, affirming its international waterway status. Disputes over the Silala River began in […] Read More >

Colombian Police Attack Indigenous Protesters, at Least 1 Dead

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA COLOMBIA: Negotiations between Indigenous leaders and the national government were delayed yesterday after the police killed at least one protester and gravely injured two others. According […] Read More >

Maduro Announces Plan to Ration Energy Amid Blackouts

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: The government of President Nicolás Maduro announced a 30-day plan to ration energy. The measures, presented by Maduro on Sunday, lacked details but intend to […] Read More >

Trump Administration Cuts Aid to Northern Triangle Countries

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA REGION: The Trump administration has vowed to cut funding to three Central American nations for having failed to avert migrants from crossing over to the United […] Read More >

Maduro Administration Bans Juan Guaidó from Public Office for 15 Years

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: Yesterday, opposition leader Juan Guaidó was barred from public office for 15 years by the Venezuelan government. In an announcement on state television, state comptroller […] Read More >

Peruvian Officials Negotiate to End 51-Day Mining Town Strike

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PERU: Three government ministers traveled to the remote mining town of Fuerabamba yesterday to try and put an end to a 51-day long protest that has […] Read More >