Category: Blog

Áñez Declares Herself Interim President in Bolivia; Morales Hints at Return

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BOLIVIA: After former President Evo Morales was forced to resign, Bolivian opposition senate Vice President Jeanine Áñez declared herself interim president according to the Bolivian constitution. […] Read More >

Morales Arrives in Mexico, Thanks AMLO for Saving His Life

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BOLIVIA: Evo Morales arrived in Mexico yesterday, while his supporters continue to protest against a military-backed coup in Bolivia. Morales was forced to resign on Sunday […] Read More >

Mexico Grants Evo Morales Asylum

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: Mexico has officially granted former Bolivian President Evo Morales asylum, calling his ouster a coup. After Morales resigned on Sunday, Mexican foreign secretary Marcelo Ebrard […] Read More >

Evo Morales Resigns as President of Bolivia

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BOLIVIA: Bolivian President Evo Morales resigned from office yesterday, after weeks of unrest following contested presidential election results. Morales and his vice president Álvaro García Linera […] Read More >

10 Killed in Ciudad Juarez After Prison Raid Plan Foiled

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: Criminals inside a state prison near the U.S. border orchestrated a wave of chaos outside the prison walls in Ciudad Juarez as 850 Mexican local, […] Read More >

Colombian Defense Minister Resigns Amid Bombing Scandal

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA COLOMBIA: Defense Minister Guillermo Botero resigned yesterday after a congressman revealed a forensics report identifying the murder of eight underaged kids in an army bombing in […] Read More >

9 Americans Killed in Gang Ambush in Northern Mexico

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: Nine U.S. citizens were killed in a deadly highway attack in northern Mexico on Monday. Drug cartel gunmen ambushed three SUVs, killing three women and […] Read More >

Bolsonaro Discontinues Children’s Play, Sparking Concerns of Censorship

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: A representative of President Jair Bolsonaro’s government interrupted a children’s play called “Abrazo” about a fictional dictatorship. According to the state-owned bank that owns the […] Read More >

Bolivian President Responds to Unrest Amid Election Recount

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BOLIVIA: President Evo Morales has dismissed demands from his opposition that he step down from office as Bolivia awaits an external election audit by the Organization […] Read More >

Chile Drops Out of UN Climate Conference Amid Relentless Protests

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA CHILE: Yesterday Spain offered to host the United Nations annual climate conference (COP25) after Chile announced that it could not sustain the event due to the […] Read More >