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Uncounted Ballots Found in Puerto Rico Week After Elections

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PUERTO RICO: Puerto Rico’s elections commission discovered almost 200 briefcases containing uncounted ballots from a secured vault on Tuesday. Francisco Rosado, the State Commission on Elections’ […] Read More >

Belize Will Hold General Election Despite Hurricane Eta

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BELIZE: Prime Minister Dean Barrow said the general election will continue on Nov. 11 despite floods caused by Hurricane Eta. Barrow said that the Constitution of […] Read More >

Peruvian President Impeached By Congress

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PERU: The 130-member Congress of Peru voted to impeach President Martín Vizcarra for allegedly accepting over $600,000 in bribes when he was governor of Moquegua. Vizcarra […] Read More >

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Pedro Pierluisi Elected As Puerto Rico’s Next Governor

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PUERTO RICO: Pedro Pierluisi of Puerto Rico’s pro-statehood New Progressive Party has been declared the winner of the island’s gubernatorial race. Official preliminary results were released […] Read More >

Puerto Rican Lawmaker Arrested After Re-Election on Corruption Charges

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PUERTO RICO: Puerto Rico local legislator Néstor Alonso was arrested under corruption charges on Thursday after winning a re-election on Tuesday. He faces nine charges, including […] Read More >

Jair Bolsonaro’s Son Faces Corruption Charges

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: Flávio Bolsonaro, the eldest son of President Jair Bolsonaro, faces graft charges, prosecutors in Rio de Janeiro announced late Tuesday. He has been formally accused […] Read More >

Latino Vote Plays Critical Role in U.S. Presidential Election

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES: The nation braces for a long wait for election results after voters headed to the polls on Tuesday to choose the next president of […] Read More >

Hurricane Eta Hits Nicaragua and Most of Central America

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA REGION: Hurricane Eta escalated to Category 4 on Monday and tripled in strength. Eta is expected to cause heavy rain and flooding in most of Central […] Read More >


Mexico Asks U.S. For Extradition of Former Mexico City Official

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO/UNITED STATES: Mexican prosecutors say that fugitive former Mexico City public housing official, Raymundo Collins, has been located in the United States, and they have asked […] Read More >

Mexico’s Confidence in Police Is Second Lowest in Latin America

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: Mexicans’ confidence in police is the second lowest in all of Latin America, behind only Venezuela. According to a newly published Gallup survey, Mexican citizens […] Read More >