Category: Regions

Undocumented Immigrants Struggle To Find Work After College

LOS ANGELES — At the sight of two customers, Andres walks over to the register to take their food order. It’s training day, which means that Andres will get no […] Read More >

Mexican Police Intensify Search for Missing Politician Diego Fernández de Cevallos

Today in Latin America Top Story — Mexican police say they have intensified the search for missing politician and former presidential candidate Diego Fernández de Cevallos, who was kidnapped last […] Read More >

Brazil, Turkey and Iran May Have Reached Agreement on Nuclear Program

Today in Latin America Top Story — Turkish Minister of Foreign Relations Ahmet Davutoglu said on Sunday that Turkey, Brazil and Iran had reached an agreement regarding a nuclear fuel […] Read More >

Venezuelan Offshore Natural Gas Rig Sinks; 95 Workers Rescued and No Environmental Threat, Says Oil Minister

Today in Latin America Top Story – Venezuelan Oil Minister Rafael Ramírez announced Thursday that an offshore natural-gas platform sank off the country’s eastern state of Sucre. All of the […] Read More >

Venezuela Arrests 19 Colombians on Spying Charges

Today in Latin America Top Story — Tensions between Colombia and Venezuela have flared up again as Venezuela arrested 19 Colombians accused of allegedly carrying illegal arms and cutting trees. […] Read More >

Mexican Drug Cartel May Have Ties To Police, Leaked Documents Indicate

Today in Latin America Top Story — Documents recovered from Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán’s drug trafficking ring in Mexico indicate that the organization has ties to the country’s police, fueling […] Read More >

Haiti’s Police Break Up Anti-Préval Protest In Front Of National Palace

Today in Latin America Top Story — Haitian police broke up a rally on Monday in front of the National Palace, where protesters demanded that President René Préval step down. […] Read More >

New York Reviews Deportation Policies for Immigrants Facing Minor Criminal Charges

Immigrants arrested for decades-old or minor violations, like marijuana possession, may soon be less subject to deportation in at least one state. Last week, New York state officials promised to […] Read More >

Laura Chinchilla Inaugurated as Costa Rica’s First Female President

Today in Latin America Top Story — Costa Rica swore in the country’s first female president this weekend as Laura Chinchilla was inaugurated during an open-air ceremony in San José. […] Read More >

Obama Promises To Address Immigration Reform At Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Today in Latin America Top Story — President Barack Obama promised to address immigration reform this year during a Cinco de Mayo celebrations at the White House’s Rose Garden. Obama’s […] Read More >