Posts By: Staff

Ex-Police Officers Arrested in Killing of Marielle Franco in Brazil

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: Two former police officers have been arrested for the murder of Rio de Janeiro councilwoman and activist Marielle Franco. Ronnie Lessa, a retired police officer, […] Read More >

AMLO Celebrates First 100 Days as President of Mexico

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: In his 100th-day speech given yesterday, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) congratulated himself on a strengthened relationship with the United States, a stronger economic […] Read More >

After Power Outages, Guaidó to Call for a ‘National Emergency’

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: Three days into a nationwide power outage, Venezuelans gathered in springs near the mountains of Caracas to collect water and searched for the few open […] Read More >

US Officials Tracked Activists, Journalists Linked to Migrant Caravan

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES: The Department of Homeland Security organized a secret government database of journalists, activists and other organizers linked to last year’s migrant caravan, according to […] Read More >

Bolsonaro Tweets Obscene Carnival Video, Criticizes Festivities

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tweeted an obscene video of incidents that took place during this week’s Carnival celebrations. The video shows a partygoer masturbating while […] Read More >

Bolivia Launches New Public Healthcare Program Amid Strikes

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BOLIVIA: In the first five days since its launch, Evo Morales’s new public health care system has assisted 35,000 patients. Registration for the Unified Health System […] Read More >

New Discovery Sheds Light on Mayan Civilization

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: Archaeologists discovered around 200 pristine ceramic vessels and ritual offerings dating back to 1,000 A.D. in Chichén Itzá’s cave system. The National Institute of Anthropology […] Read More >

Guaidó Returns to Caracas, Calls for Nationwide Demonstrations

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: Opposition leader and self-declared interim president Juan Guaidó has called for nationwide demonstrations today, as he is set to return to Caracas after a series […] Read More >

UN Security Council Rejects Venezuela Resolutions from US and Russia

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: The U.N. Security Council rejected separate resolutions on Venezuela proposed by the United States and Russia yesterday. China and Russia vetoed the U.S. proposal to […] Read More >

Diplomats Walk Out During Venezuelan Foreign Minister’s UN Speech

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: The Lima Group of Latin American countries and the European Union walked out on Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza during his speech to the UN […] Read More >