Latin America News Dispatch
Colombian Intelligence Agency Ex-Deputy Chief Is Convicted of 1999 Murder of Popular Comedian Jaime Garzón
Colombia’s top administrative court found the state responsible for Garzon’s killing in 2016.
She says that Federal Judge Claudio Bonadio is a politically motivated “enemy judge.”
Juan Requesens was taken into custody without an arrest warrant on accusations of being involved in a drone attack.
Gender-based violence also increased.
The current law dates from 1921 and allows abortion only when pregnancy is the result of rape or when it poses grave risks to the woman’s health.
Thousands gathered at public squares around the country to call for the preservation of the peace deal
Supreme Court Justice Rosa Weber said that the closure was unconstitutional.
One of the drones exploded near the podium were Maduro was speaking.
The unanimously approved bill will decriminalize the holding and sale of foreign currency allowing exchange offices to be reopened, but the government will continue to control the exchange rate with two different rates.
A Federal Judge Ordered Former Argentina President Cristina Fernández to Testify on Alleged Corruption
Fernández, who was called to testify on August 13, is currently a senator, which grants her immunity from prosecution
Chairman José Carrión said the board has made progress on its objectives of achieving fiscal balance and resolving the debt crisis, but the report criticizes Puerto Rico’s government for refusing to eliminate labor protections.
The new data breaks the record for the highest number of murders since comparable records began being kept in 1997.
There have been complaints for weeks that anti-government protesters were being turned away from public medical facilities.
711 children remain in federal custody and have been deemed “ineligible” for reunification.
Watchdog Group Says Killings of Environmental Activists Rose Worldwide With Spikes in Mexico and Brazil
The group linked the spike in Mexico to organized crime and a generalized climate of impunity.
Colombia’s Supreme Court ordered him to testify on a case against him for alleged witness tampering.
The role and size of the military had been limited since the return to democracy after the dictatorship of 1976 to 1983.
The National Assembly is expected to pass the new constitution in the coming days.
The head of Peru’s judicial branch, Judge Duberlí Rodríguez, resigned yesterday in the wake of the corruption scandal.
Last week there was a controversy when CEO Walter Higgins, who was supposed to be making a $450,000 salary plus bonus, resigned.