The Latin America News Dispatch compiles a daily report from Monday to Friday. This Week in Latin America brings you links to the most important stories throughout the hemisphere, as well as a concise explanation of the top story of the day.
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This week in Latin America
May 16, 2022 > Staff
COLOMBIA: Colombia’s constitutional court legalized medically-assisted suicide in a ruling Wednesday, making it the first country in Latin America to do so. Along with euthanasia, legalized in Colombia in 1997, […] Read More >
May 8, 2022 > Staff
THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA CENTRAL AMERICA/MEXICO: Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador toured Central America and Cuba as part of his government’s strategy to strengthen relations with the Latin […] Read More >
May 2, 2022 > Staff
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS: The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) on Thursday arrested the British Virgin Islands’ head of government, Premier Andrew Fahie, in South Florida on drug trafficking and money […] Read More >
April 25, 2022 > Staff
THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: Authorities this week discovered the body of Debanhi Escobar, who went missing on April 9 in the Northern state of Nuevo Leon, submerged in […] Read More >
April 18, 2022 > Staff
THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA CHILE: The Governor of the Metropolitan Region of Santiago last Monday announced a protocol for rationing water in the capital to address a record-breaking 12-year […] Read More >
April 11, 2022 > Staff
PUERTO RICO: A major blackout this week left more than 1.5 million clients – including households, businesses, and schools – without electricity, and over 160,000 without water. Authorities reported on […] Read More >