Tag: <span>Barack Obama</span>

Cuba Announces WiFi Service as U.S. Confirms Release of Prisoners

Top Story — WiFi service will be offered in a public park in eastern Cuba, the island-nation’s telecommunications company said on Monday. The announcement comes on the same day U.S. […] Read More >

Mexico’s Peña Nieto Meets With Obama Amid Missing Student Crisis

Top Story — Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto visited the White House on Tuesday, where he and U.S. President Barack Obama praised one another’s recent efforts on immigration reform while […] Read More >

Obama Signs Bill Authorizing Sanctions Against Venezuelan Officials

The Latin America News Dispatch will take a short break from publishing our daily newsletter Today in Latin America to celebrate the holidays. Felices Fiestas from the Latin America News […] Read More >

Sidestepping Congress, Obama Unveils Plan To Protect 5 Million From Deportation

Top Story — U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday unveiled a three-part executive order on immigration that would protect up to five million undocumented immigrants from deportation, sidestepping a year […] Read More >

Obama and Brewer face off as President Critiques GOP stance on Immigration

Today in Latin America Top Story — U.S. President Barack Obama and Arizona Governor Jan Brewer entered into a heated exchange as the president arrived in Phoenix on Thursday as part […] Read More >

U.S. Immigration Officials Recommend Closing 14 Percent of Cases

Today in Latin America Top Story — U.S. immigration officials are recommending that an estimated 14% of nearly 12,000 immigration cases be closed to focus on high-priority deportation cases. Under a […] Read More >

Obama Pushes For Jobs Act At Latino Heritage Summit

WASHINGTON D.C. — Speaking less then 24 hours after his American Jobs Act died at the hands of Senate Republicans, U.S. President Barack Obama addressed the White House Forum on […] Read More >

Honduras May Merge Police And Military, Security Minister Bonilla Says

Rumors are swirling that Honduras may soon merge the country’s national police force with the military in an effort to provide security and resources to a nation plagued by rampant […] Read More >

Obama Meets With Honduran President Lobo; Praises Return To Democracy

Today in Latin America Top Story — Honduran President Porfirio Lobo met Wednesday with his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama at the White House to discuss economic and security issues, as […] Read More >

Obama Sends Free Trade Agreements With Colombia & Panama To Congress

Today in Latin America Top Story — U.S. President Barack Obama sent free trade agreements (FTA) with Colombia, Panama and South Korea to Congress Monday, ending months of partisan negotiations and […] Read More >