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The Latin America News Dispatch compiles a daily report from Monday to Friday. Today 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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Landslide Victory for Party of El Salvador President Nayib Bukele

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA EL SALVADOR: The party of President Nayib Bukele and its allies swept legislative elections on Sunday, winning a supermajority of at least 61 out of […] Read More >

Ecuador Heads to Presidential Runoff with Correa Ally Leading

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA ECUADOR: After weeks of uncertainty, the first-round Ecuadorian election results are in: Andrés Arauz will face Guillermo Lasso in the second round of Ecuador’s presidential […] Read More >

Haitian President Moïse Confronts Judiciary as Unrest Continues

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA HAITI: Haiti’s protracted political crisis passed a milestone last Sunday, February 7 as President Jovenel Moïse stayed in office past the day the Supreme Court […] Read More >

Mexico Failed to Provide Human Rights Training to Armed Forces

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: Mexico has failed to comply with a mandate by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to provide human rights training to its armed forces, according […] Read More >

Nayib Bukele

Senior El Salvador Official Resigns Amid Cover-Up Allegations

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA EL SALVADOR: Vice Minister of Security Mauricio Arriaza Chicas resigned amid allegations of scheming to cover up financial wrongdoing by the government, President Nayib Bukele announced […] Read More >

Record Number of Colombian Leaders Were Killed This Year

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA COLOMBIA: Another Colombian social leader was assassinated on Monday, bringing the number of community leaders murdered this month to 10 in just seven days. According to […] Read More >

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