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More than 300 Land Activists Killed in Brazil in Last Decade, Rights Group Says

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: A Human Rights Watch report released yesterday found that more than 300 environmental and land rights activists were killed in Brazil in the last decade. […] Read More >

Venezuelan Minority Group to Negotiate with Maduro

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: Yesterday, a minority group of the already divided Venezuelan opposition agreed to negotiate with President Nicolás Maduro. Opposition leader Juan Guaidó has not agreed to […] Read More >

US, Brazil Hold High-Level Dialogue on Trade

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: The United States and Brazil held their first high-level strategic dialogue in seven years on Friday. Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo represented Brazil in the […] Read More >

Paraguay May Strengthen Military After Alleged Gang Leader Escapes

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PARAGUAY: Yesterday, President Mario Abdo Benítez announced plans to amend the constitution to give the military a larger role in combating Brazilian gangs operating in the […] Read More >

Supreme Court Accepts New Asylum Restrictions on Central Americans

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BORDER: After putting a hold on a lower court’s ruling, the Supreme Court will allow the Trump administration to enforce a new policy effectively prohibiting asylum for […] Read More >

6th Colombian Mayoral Candidate Killed Weeks Before Election

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA COLOMBIA: Police in Colombia arrested two people yesterday in connection with the killing of mayoral candidate Orley García. García was killed over the weekend in the […] Read More >

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