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Half a Million Affected After Puerto Rico’s Record Earthquake

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PUERTO RICO: According to a new assessment of the island’s situation after this week’s earthquakes, half a million Puerto Ricans don’t have power in their homes […] Read More >

More than 60,000 ‘disappeared’ in Mexico’s drug war

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: Since the beginning of Mexico’s war on drugs in 2006, more than 60,000 people have been disappeared, new figures released by authorities revealed. The new […] Read More >

Julián Castro Endorses Elizabeth Warren for U.S. President

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES: Julián Castro endorsed Elizabeth Warren for president in a video released yesterday morning. “Elizabeth and I share a vision of America where everyone counts. […] Read More >

Juan Guaidó Voted Out as President of Venezuelan Legislature

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: The National Assembly voted yesterday to replace Juan Guaidó as president of the legislative body. Luis Parra was voted in as the new president of […] Read More >

European Parliament Passes Resolution Against Daniel Ortega for Human Rights Violations

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA NICARAGUA: The European Parliament has approved a resolution against President Daniel Ortega and recommended sanctions against top leaders for human rights violations, according to La Prensa. […] Read More >

UN Peacekeepers Fathered Hundreds of Children in Haiti, Study Shows

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA HAITI: A new study revealed that United Nations peacekeepers in Haiti fathered and abandoned hundreds of children during their time stationed on the island between 2004 […] Read More >

Evo Morales Names Possible Successors as Trump Tweets Support for Bolivia’s Interim President

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BOLIVIA: Ousted president Evo Morales said yesterday that he would not run for a fourth term in upcoming elections and instead named two possible MAS party […] Read More >

Abdo Benítez Says FBI Is Supporting Paraguayan Security Forces

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PARAGUAY: President Mario Abdo Benítez acknowledged a joint cooperation between his government and the Federal Bureau of Intelligence on Sunday, after returning from a weekend meeting […] Read More >

Mexico Objects to Last-Minute Labor Provision in USMCA Trade Deal

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: After initially signing an agreement to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexico objected to legislation to ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on Saturday. Jesús […] Read More >

U.S. Sanctions Daniel Ortega’s Son for Corruption and Money Laundering

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA NICARAGUA: The United States Treasury has levied official sanctions against the son of Daniel Ortega, the National Petroleum Distributor of Honduras (DNP Petronic), security company El […] Read More >