Category: Blog

Multitudes Demand Rosselló’s Resignation In Puerto Rico

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PUERTO RICO: Fed-up with government corruption, thousands of Puerto Ricans marched to La Fortaleza in Old San Juan, calling for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló […] Read More >

‘Chapo’ Guzmán Expected To Be Sentenced To Life In Prison Today

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES: Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán will appear in a Brooklyn court today, where a judge is expected to sentence the former leader […] Read More >

Trump Seeks To Effectively Terminate Asylum Requests At The Border

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BORDER: The Trump administration will dramatically restrict access to the United States by enacting draconian asylum request policies, denying legal protections to migrants traveling to the […] Read More >

Guatemala Postpones “Safe Third Country” Meeting With Trump

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA GUATEMALA: The signing of a bilateral “safe third country” migratory pact set to take place today has been postponed after facing legal and political hurdles. The decision […] Read More >

ICE Plans Migrant Raids In 10 U.S. Cities Starting Sunday

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES: Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will launch raids across ten major cities this Sunday, according to the New York Times. The raids are expected […] Read More >

Corruption Case Hits Former Education Minister, 5 Others in Puerto Rico

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PUERTO RICO: The FBI arrested six government officials and prominent business leaders yesterday on 32 counts of money laundering and fraud, as part of an ongoing […] Read More >

Border Arrests Drop 28% In June

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BORDER: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reported that migrant flows fell for the first time this year, with apprehensions in the southwestern border experiencing a […] Read More >

South American Officials Given Life Sentences For Crimes Linked to ‘Operation Condor’

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA REGION: An Italian court granted 24 life sentences to South American government and military officials for abducting 23 Italian dissidents living in the continent during ‘Operation […] Read More >

The United States Wins 4th Women’s World Cup Title, 2nd In A Row

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES: With a 2-0 win over the Netherlands, the United States claimed its fourth FIFA Women’s World Cup, now winning twice as many titles as […] Read More >

United Nations Accuses Venezuela of Extrajudicial Killings of Maduro Opponents

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: Authorities counted more than 6,800 killings since the beginning of 2018 during operations categorized as “resistance to authority,” according to a new UN report. Other […] Read More >