Posts By: Staff

Lima Group, UN Debate Political Involvement in Venezuela

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA/REGION: Opposition leader Juan Guaidó plans to return to Venezuela this week despite “credible threats” against his life. After the Lima Group of Latin American countries’ […] Read More >

As Pence Announces New Sanctions, Maduro Detains Top News Anchor

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES / VENEZUELA: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence appeared before the Lima Group yesterday, announcing new sanctions on four pro-government governors and urging other regional […] Read More >

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 >