Latin America: Week in Review, formerly known as This Week in Latin America, is a weekly digest that brings you links to the most important stories throughout the region from the week prior, as well as an in-depth look into the top story of the week. The newsletter comes out every Monday at 8am.

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Latin America: WEEK IN REVIEW

Bishop Rolando Alvarez Sentenced in Nicaragua

NICARAGUA: Catholic bishop Rolando Álvarez — one of the most outspoken critics of President Daniel Ortega’s regime — was sentenced to more than 26 years in prison on Friday Feb. […] Read More >

Peru’s Castillo Ousted from Presidency

PERU: President Pedro Castillo was impeached and arrested on Wednesday on rebellion charges after he attempted to dissolve the legislative body and take control of the government. Ahead of the […] Read More >

Chile and Bolivia Resolve Silala River Case

CHILE: President Gabriel Boric celebrated on Thursday the International Court of Justice’s ruling on the Silala River case, affirming its international waterway status. Disputes over the Silala River began in […] Read More >

Bahamian investigators looking into criminal misconduct at cryptocurrency firm FTX

BAHAMAS: Bahamian authorities said on Sunday that they are investigating whether any “criminal misconduct occurred” at cryptocurrency firm FTX. The firm filed for bankruptcy on Friday, and its chief executive, […] Read More >

Number arrested in Salvadoran state of exception rises to 56,716

EL SALVADOR: The Ministry of Justice and Public Security announced on Friday that the number of alleged gang members arrested since March reached 56,716. The arrests are part of a […] Read More >

U.N. Security Council adopts resolution to end violence in Haiti

HAITI: The U.N. Security Council on Friday unanimously adopted a resolution to end violence and criminal activity, and impose sanctions against Jimmy Chérizier, leader of Haiti’s most powerful gang alliance, […] Read More >

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