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Venezuelan National Assembly Rules Maduro Government Illegitimate

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: The Venezuelan National Assembly declared President Nicolás Maduro’s government illegitimate on Tuesday evening and approved tentative resolutions in an effort to promote a transitional government. Maduro took […] Read More >

Brazil’s President Relaxes Gun Laws, More Changes Expected

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree yesterday that lessens restrictions on gun control, following promises he made during his campaign to cut violent crime by […] Read More >

Chilean Bishops Meet With Pope Francis to Discuss Abuse Crisis

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA CHILE: Pope Francis met with Chilean bishops in Vatican City yesterday to discuss their strategies to address a pattern of sexual abuse and impunity. The meeting […] Read More >

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Arrested Amid Standoff with Maduro

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: Political tension in Venezuela rose over the weekend, culminating with the arrest of the president of the National Assembly on Sunday as he headed to […] Read More >

Venezuela’s Maduro Begins 2nd Term Amid Widespread Criticism

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: President Nicolás Maduro began his second term as president yesterday in an inauguration ceremony that was widely criticized by other nations. The governments of Paraguay […] Read More >

AMLO Delivers Emotional Appeal to Mexicans Amid Fuel Shortage

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: In an emotional address to his constituents yesterday, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) asked Mexicans to help stop the country’s fuel shortage, AMLO’s […] Read More >

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