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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

US Envoy to Haiti Resigns Over Biden Administration’s Handling of Haitian Migrants at the Border

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA US Envoy to Haiti, Daniel Foote, resigned on Wednesday over what he considered President Biden administration’s “inhumane” mass deportation of Haitian migrants seeking asylum at […] Read More >

Regional leaders debate future of cooperation amidst tensions

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA CELAC: The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) convened its VI Summit of Heads of State and Government in Mexico City on Saturday. […] Read More >

Shining Path leader Abimael Guzmán dead at 86

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA PERU: Abimael Guzmán, the guerrilla leader who led a rebel group in a bloody protracted war against the Peruvian state died in prison on Saturday […] Read More >

Former Bolivian President Áñez charged with genocide

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA BOLIVIA: Bolivian prosecutors charged jailed former President Jeannine Áñez with crimes including genocide for the events following the 2019 coup which left her as interim […] Read More >

Guatemalans Protest Firing of Corruption Prosecutor

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA GUATEMALA: The firing of an anti-corruption prosecutor has sparked an angry reaction from civil society and demands for the resignations of President Alejandro Giammattei and […] Read More >

Raúl Castro steps down as Communist Party head

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA CUBA: Raúl Castro announced that he will step down as leader of the Communist Party of Cuba, bringing to end an over 60-year period where […] Read More >

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