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Mexico Reports Record Number of Femicides in June

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: New data from the National Public Security System shows that Mexico recorded its highest monthly number of femicides in June. A total of 101 cases […] Read More >

Ecuador to Begin Reopening in September

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA ECUADOR: Government officials announced yesterday that Ecuador will not renew its coronavirus state of exception, which has been in place since March. In September, Ecuadorians will […] Read More >

Colombia Begins Reopening After 5-Month Partial Lockdown

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA COLOMBIA: After five months of partial lockdown, Colombia is set to begin gradually reopening September 1. President Iv├ín Duque said Monday that he is extending the […] Read More >

Brazilians Rally on Social Media After Bolsonaro Threatens to Punch Journalist

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: In his latest attack on journalists, President Jair Bolsonaro told a reporter from the newspaper O Globo on Sunday that he wanted to punch him […] Read More >

Back-to-Back Tropical Storms Kill 7 in Caribbean

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA CARIBBEAN: Two storms rolled over the Caribbean this weekend, killing seven people and causing severe flooding on some islands. Hurricane Marco and Tropical Storm Laura are […] Read More >

Panama Health Workers Owed Over $6 Million In Back Wages

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PANAMA: At least 400 health professionals hired by the Ministry of Health have not been paid since they began work combating the pandemic in March. The […] Read More >

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