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Mexican Authorities Deport Thousands of Hondurans in January

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA HONDURAS: The Mexican National Migration Institute deported 240 Hondurans in two planes departing from Toluca yesterday. This comes after a caravan of mostly Honduran migrants failed […] Read More >

Four Months After President Shut Down Congress, Peruvians Vote For New Lawmakers

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PERU: Voters elected a new Congress yesterday, after President Martín Vizcarra dissolved the legislative body in September. Peruvians are legally required to participate in elections, and […] Read More >

Protesters Call for Puerto Rico Governor to Step Down

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PUERTO RICO: Several hundred Puerto Ricans protested outside the Capitol building in San Juan on Thursday and marched to the governor’s residence, known as La Fortaleza. […] Read More >

The Economist’s Democracy Index Places Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua at the Bottom

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA REGION: For the fourth consecutive year, Latin America has dropped in the Democracy Index. The Economist’s Intelligence Unit creates the report annually by analyzing each country’s […] Read More >

Brazilian Prosecutors Accuse U.S. Journalist Glenn Greenwald of Phone Hacking

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: Brazilian prosecutors denounced U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald yesterday, accusing him of participating in phone hacks of authorities tied to the corruption investigation of former President […] Read More >

U.S. State Dep’t Ties Latin American Protests to Russian Bots

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES: The New York Times reported yesterday that the Department of State has linked Russian Twitter accounts to protests across Latin America in fall 2019. […] Read More >

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