Category: Today in Latin America

Border Patrol Special Agents to Team Up with ICE in Sanctuary Cities

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES: The Trump administration plans to send 100 agents from tactical Border Patrol teams to sanctuary cities around the U.S. to provide backup to Immigration […] Read More >

Puerto Rico Government Loses Millions to Hackers

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PUERTO RICO: An online phishing scam attempted to snatch at least $4 million in funds from several government agencies in Puerto Rico. The Associated Press reported […] Read More >

Trump Receives Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES: Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno met with President Trump on Wednesday. It was the first meeting in Washington between an Ecuadorian and U.S. president in […] Read More >

Former Guatemalan Presidential Candidate Sentenced to Prison

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA GUATEMALA: The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York sentenced former Guatemalan presidential candidate Mario Estrada to 15 years in prison on charges of […] Read More >

Opposition Leaders Denounce Salvadoran President

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA EL SALVADOR: Mario Ponce, President of the Legislative Assembly, condemned the actions of President Nayib Bukele and the Armed Forces over the weekend as an “attempted […] Read More >

Police Kill Suspect in Marielle Franco’s Murder

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: Police killed Adriano Magalhaes da Nobrega during a shootout in north-east Brazil. Magalhaes was a suspect in the 2018 murder of Rio de Janeiro city […] Read More >

El Salvador Not Ready to Receive Asylum Seekers

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA EL SALVADOR: Foreign Minister Alexandra Hill Tinoco said the country is not ready to accept asylum seekers arriving from the United States. She said El Salvador […] Read More >

Two Hundred Salvadoran Migrants Were Killed or Abused After Being Deported by the U.S.

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA EL SALVADOR: A new report by the Human Rights Watch revealed that at least 200 Salvadorans who were deported by the United States between 2013 and […] Read More >

Juan Guaidó Attends State of the Union

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES-VENEZUELA: Juan Guaidó attended the State of the Union speech as a guest of President Donald Trump. The event gave the Venezuelan National Assembly leader […] Read More >

Crimes Against Women on the Rise in Mexico

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: The increase in crime rates in 2019 disproportionately affected women, according to new statistics from the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System (SESNP). […] Read More >