Posts By: Staff

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 >

U.S. Enters Decisive Week for Border Security Negotiations

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES / MEXICO: U.S. Border Patrol said its agents rescued five migrants as they tried to cross illegally into the United States via the Rio […] Read More >

Two More Women Accuse Arias of Sexual Misconduct

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA COSTA RICA: Two more women have accused Nobel laureate and former Costa Rican President Óscar Arias Sánchez of sexual misconduct. Yesterday, Eleonora Antillón, a San Jose-based […] Read More >

Venezuelan Opposition Rushes to Deliver Aid; Maduro Blocks Entry

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: The Venezuelan opposition is preparing to send tens of millions of dollars in food and medical aid to ease shortages in the country. The opposition […] Read More >

Central American Peace Icon Accused of Sexual Assault

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA Warning: The story below contains details of sexual assault that may be triggering for some. COSTA RICA: On Monday, former President and Nobel prize laureate Óscar Arias […] Read More >

Trump Keeps Door Open for Military Option in Venezuela

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: In an interview with CBS that aired on Sunday, President Donald Trump stated that a military intervention in Venezuela remains an option. The United States, […] Read More >

Political Outsider Wins El Salvador Presidential Election

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA EL SALVADOR: Latin America’s electoral calendar began yesterday in El Salvador. With over 90 percent of the votes tallied at midnight, a political outsider registered a […] Read More >

Canadian Embassy in Cuba Cuts Staff After Another Diplomat Falls Ill

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA CANADA: The Canadian embassy in Cuba plans to halve its current staff in response to another incident of a diplomat contracting an unknown sickness. Since 2017, […] Read More >

Maduro Says He’s Willing to Negotiate as Venezuelans Organize Walkout

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: Venezuelans organized a walkout yesterday, protesting President Nicolás Maduro’s presidency and following opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s call for demonstrations. On the same day, Maduro announced […] Read More >