Posts By: Staff

4 Killed, Hundreds Injured in Venezuelan Border Clashes

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: Over the weekend, border clashes between Venezuelan government forces and opposition activists resulted in four dead and hundreds injured. Starting on Friday, the Venezuelan national […] Read More >

Maduro Closes Venezuela’s Border With Brazil Ahead of Aid Showdown

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: President Nicolás Maduro closed the country’s border with Brazil yesterday to stop the arrival of humanitarian aid from the country. The move comes after Maduro […] Read More >

Haitian Prime Minister Calls Detained Americans ‘Terrorists’

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA HAITI: Eight men detained in Port-au-Prince after driving through the city with a large arsenal of weapons were returned to the United States yesterday. The Haitian […] Read More >

Judge Sentences 3 Nicaraguan Activists to Prison

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA NICARAGUA: On Monday, a judge in Nicaragua sentenced three farmers’ leaders to over 100 years in prison for participating in protests against President Daniel Ortega. Medardo […] Read More >

Mexican Journalist Killed in Sonora

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: Mexican radio announcer Reynaldo López was shot and killed in Sonora on Saturday, the third media killing in Mexico this year. López and reporter Carlos […] Read More >

Migrant Shelter on the Border to Close Wednesday

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA THE BORDER: Mexican authorities announced on Saturday that a large makeshift migrant shelter near the U.S.-Mexico border will close this week. The shelter, located across from Eagle […] Read More >

Trump Plans to Declare National Emergency for Border Wall Funding

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES: President Donald Trump plans to declare a national emergency to fund his border wall with Mexico. The announcement arrived after the U.S. Senate passed […] Read More >

Argentines Protest Austerity Measures, High Unemployment

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA ARGENTINA: Tens of thousands of Argentines blocked roads in Buenos Aires in a demonstration against President Mauricio Macri yesterday. Protesters decried high unemployment, cuts to public […] Read More >

El Chapo Found Guilty in New York Drug Trial

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES: Joaquín Guzmán Loera, also known as El Chapo, was found guilty on all 10 counts yesterday after a cinematic trial held over nearly three […] Read More >

California Governor Defies Trump, Removes National Guard at Border

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BORDER: California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced yesterday that he intends to remove 360 National Guard troops stationed on the California-Mexico border, a decision that defies President […] Read More >