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Indigenous Leader and Wife Assassinated In Colombia

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA COLOMBIA: Indigenous leader Fredy Güetio Zambrano was killed along with his wife in the department of Cauca this past Monday. The couple was shot by unidentified […] Read More >

Anti-Government Protests in Argentina Held Across the Country

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA ARGENTINA: Massive anti-government protests took place across several cities in Argentina on Monday. Protestors rallied against government coronavirus measures, judicial reform and the removal of three […] Read More >

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Christopher Columbus Monument Removed in Mexico City Ahead of Día de la Raza

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: Mexico City’s government removed a statue of Christopher Columbus from the city’s Paseo de la Reforma in the early hours of Saturday, ahead of planned […] Read More >

Brazil Surpasses Five Million Coronavirus Cases

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: Brazil’s coronavirus cases surpassed five million, making it the third country with the highest number of infections after the United States and India. With 734 […] Read More >

United States and Puerto Rican flag on a building in Puerto Rico in 2018. Photo courtesy of Lorie Shaull via Flickr.

Trump Designates New Member to Puerto Rico Oversight Board

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PUERTO RICO: President Donald Trump plans to appoint a new member to Puerto Rico’s financial oversight board, the White House said Wednesday. Justin Peterson is a […] Read More >

Costa Rican President Addresses Week-Long Protests

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA COSTA RICA: President Carlos Alvarado made a televised appearance after protests erupted across Costa Rica in response to a new International Monetary Fund (IMF) proposal. Alvarado […] Read More >

Tropical Storm Delta Heading Towards Mexico and the Caribbean

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA REGION: Tropical Storm Delta is expected to become a major hurricane on Wednesday, with the potential to affect Mexico and Caribbean nations, according to the National […] Read More >

Guatemala Sends Migrant Caravan Back to Honduras

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA HONDURAS/GUATEMALA: Between three to four thousand Honduran migrants on Thursday arrived in Guatemala in a caravan after departing from San Pedro Sula on Wednesday. Most of […] Read More >

Panama’s Ex-President Attempts to Annul Statements on Odebrecht

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PANAMA: Ex-President Juan Carlos Varela went to the Supreme Court of Justice in an attempt to annul his statement on the Odebrecht’s bribery case, claiming that […] Read More >

A Puerto Rican flag on a balcony in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 2018. Photo courtesy of Lorie Shaull via Flickr.

Six Trans People Killed in Puerto Rico This Year

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PUERTO RICO: A transgender woman was fatally shot in the southwest town of San Germán, authorities reported Wednesday. The victim, Michelle Ramos Vargas, 33, was found […] Read More >