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Maradona’s Doctor Is Under Investigation Following the Football Star’s Death

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA ARGENTINA: Authorities announced on Sunday that Diego Maradona’s doctor is under investigation to establish if there was negligence in the football legend’s treatment. Argentine police searched […] Read More >

Former President of Panama Will Face New Trial

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PANAMA: Panama’s High Court of Appeal annulled an August 2019 sentence that acquitted former President Ricardo Martinelli of illegal wiretapping and corruption, and ruled he face […] Read More >

113 Bodies Found in Unmarked Graves in Mexico

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: Officials found unmarked graves filled with 113 bodies in the state of Jalisco. The State Attorney General’s office stated that this is the largest gravesite […] Read More >

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Guatemalan Protesters Set Congress on Fire Over Budget Cuts

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA GUATEMALA: Protestors set fire to part of Guatemala’s Congress during demonstrations on Saturday against budget cuts to educational and health spending. Around a thousand protestors rallied […] Read More >

Mexico Says Officials Will Not Be Tried in the U.S.

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: Mexico no longer wants officials accused of corruption to be put in trial in the United States, Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said on Thursday. […] Read More >

U.S. Drops Charges Against Former Mexican Defense Minister

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES/MEXICO: The United States government dropped drug trafficking and money-laundering charges against Mexico’s former Defense Chief Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda after Mexican officials threatened to toss […] Read More >

Caribbean Companies Allegedly Used the Pandemic to Promote Products

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA REGION: The Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI) along with the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) released a report that shows how major food and beverage producers have […] Read More >

Hurricane Iota Lands as Category 4 Storm in Nicaragua

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA REGION: Hurricane Iota made landfall in Nicaragua as a Category 4 Storm a mere few miles away where the deadly Hurricane Eta landed earlier this month. […] Read More >

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Peru’s Interim President Resigns After Massive Protests

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PERU: Interim President Manuel Merino resigned on Sunday due to massive protests. The Saturday protests were violently repressed by security forces, causing the deaths of a […] Read More >

Mexico President Moves to Ban Job Outsourcing

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced on Thursday that he will introduce legislation that would ban the outsourcing of jobs by private companies, except for […] Read More >