Tag: <span>Barack Obama</span>

Judge Upholds Key Parts of Alabama’s HB 56 Immigration Law

Today in Latin America Top Story — In a striking blow to immigration activists, a U.S. federal judge Wednesday upheld key parts of a controversial Alabama law aimed at stemming […] Read More >

Obama To Meet With Honduras’ Lobo At White House In October

U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with Honduran President Porfirio Lobo next month at the White House to discuss a broad range of bilateral and regional economic and security issues, […] Read More >

Perry’s Immigration Stance Challenged By Romney & Bachman During GOP Debate

Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s chances of garnering the nomination for the GOP’s presidential candidacy took a beating Thursday night during a debate in Florida thanks in large part to his […] Read More >

United Nations: Brazil’s Rousseff Becomes First Woman To Open UNGA Debate

UNITED NATIONS — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff opened the 66th United Nations general debate in New York on Wednesday, becoming the first woman in the organization’s history to do so. […] Read More >

Bolivia’s Morales Asks UNASUR To Decertify The United States

Today in Latin America Top Story — Bolivian President Evo Morales on Monday said that the regional South American bloc UNASUR (the Union of South American Nations) should “decertify” the […] Read More >

Venezuela’s Chávez Celebrates Birthday; Claims To Feel Like A “Phoenix”

Top Story — Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez celebrated his 57th birthday on Thursday, claiming to feel “like the phoenix” as he battles cancer.  Speaking to Venezuelan state television, Chávez declared […] Read More >

U.S. Slaps Sanctions On Mexico’s Zetas And Other Crime Groups

The United States unveiled Monday strict, new sanctions aimed at combating international organized crime groups, including Mexico’s violent Zetas drug cartel. U.S. President Barack Obama signed an executive order that […] Read More >

Peru’s Humala Surprised By Obama During White House Meeting; Holds Talks With Clinton

Today in Latin America Top Story — Peru’s President-elect Ollanta Humala had a surprise meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington D.C. Humala, who was in the U.S. to […] Read More >

Obama Visits Puerto Rico; Hopes To Gain Latino Votes For 2012 Election

Today in Latin America Top Story — Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president since since John F. Kennedy to visit Puerto Rico on Tuesday, fulfilling a promise he […] Read More >

Obama Pressed To Submit Free Trade Agreements With Colombia and Panama For Vote

Today in Latin America Top Story — Leading Senate Republicans, a Fortune 500 company and a major newspaper are calling on U.S. President Barack Obama to send the proposed free […] Read More >