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Ex-army chief convicted for Pinochet-era crimes

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA CHILE: General Juan Emilio Cheyre was convicted on Friday to three years and one day of house arrest for complicity in the killing of 15 citizens […] Read More >

New rules deny asylum rights to migrants

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA THE BORDER: The Trump Administration announced new immigration rules yesterday that will grant President Trump sweeping new authority to deny asylum to migrants who cross the […] Read More >

40 Latinos Elected To Congress

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MIDTERMS: In the midterm elections at least 40 Latino candidates were elected to Congress, with three races still undecided. Thirty-two out of 44 Latino Democratic candidates […] Read More >

Brazilian Victims of Dam Collapse Sue Multinational in British Court

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: Victims of the worst environmental disaster in Brazilian history sued the Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton for $9 billion in British court Monday. Twenty-four municipalities […] Read More >

Latino voters poised to make impact in midterm elections

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES: The midterm elections are today, and Latino voters are poised to make a big impact. Leading up to the election, more Hispanic voters than […] Read More >

Trial of Mexican drug lord, “El Chapo,” starts today in NYC

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA U.S.: The trial of Mexican kingpin, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, starts today with jury selection in Brooklyn, New York. The prosecution is expected to last up […] Read More >

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