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107 Detained in Anti-Government Protests in Nicaragua

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA NICARAGUA: On Saturday, 107 people were arrested for participating in demonstrations against President Daniel Ortega. Despite demonstrations being banned in September 2018, protesters took to the […] Read More >

Senate Blocks Trump’s National Emergency Declaration

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES: Twelve Republican Senators joined Democrats to block President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall yesterday. The Senate passed the […] Read More >

School Shooting Leaves 10 Dead in São Paulo Suburb

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: A school shooting in a suburb of São Paulo has left 10 dead, including the two attackers themselves. The shooters, two former students aged 17 […] Read More >

Ex-Police Officers Arrested in Killing of Marielle Franco in Brazil

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: Two former police officers have been arrested for the murder of Rio de Janeiro councilwoman and activist Marielle Franco. Ronnie Lessa, a retired police officer, […] Read More >

AMLO Celebrates First 100 Days as President of Mexico

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: In his 100th-day speech given yesterday, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) congratulated himself on a strengthened relationship with the United States, a stronger economic […] Read More >

After Power Outages, Guaidó to Call for a ‘National Emergency’

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: Three days into a nationwide power outage, Venezuelans gathered in springs near the mountains of Caracas to collect water and searched for the few open […] Read More >

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