Latin America News Dispatch
The vote doesn’t change everything necessarily, “but it is the beginning of a change that we are looking for in Peru,” said President Martín Vizcarra.
Peruvian prosecutors are slated to resume the questioning of Odebrecht executives in January.
The move aligns with President Miguel Díaz-Canel’s goal of expanding connectivity throughout the island
Minister of Security Patricia Bullrich defended the decree and said that if protocols of firearm use aligned with “clear and transparent regulations, we will have an orderly society that is clear about where the good is and where the evil is.”
As of now, Andrés Manuel López Obrador has promised to deliver daily press conferences.
After taking an oath to office, Andrés López Obrador spent the weekend speaking to Congress and making public appearances at the inaugural celebration, a dinner with foreign officials, and a spiritual cleansing ceremony where he vowed to “purify public life in Mexico.”
Cáceres was shot dead in March 2016, after leading a campaign to fight the internationally financed Agua Zarca hydroelectric dam, which was being built on a river sacred to the Lenca people.
he spyware, known as Pegasus, infiltrates individuals’ electronics and is able to freely gather information without detection.
The Tornillo camp “is using checks conducted by a private contractor that has access to less comprehensive data, thereby heightening the risk that an individual with a criminal history could have direct access to children.”
Only 1 in 90 registered voters participated, leading critics to question the results.
Schools and government offices remain shut down amid allegations of corruption involving the previous government and Petrocaribe, an oil alliance between many Caribbean nations and Venezuela.
Luis Mayol, a conservative and member of President Sebastian Piñera’s governing coalition, had initially defended the operation that left 24-year-old Camilo Catrillanca dead and six other Mapuches injured.
Guzman’s trial has rested for the week and will continue Monday.
A column of ash reached almost 23,000 feet (7,000 meters) above sea level and wafted towards Guatemala City.
Disgruntled locals chanted “Out! Out!” and defensively sang Mexico’s national anthem, a sharp contrast to other Mexicans who have helped the caravan migrants on their arduous and long journey in the past few weeks.
Given the government’s estimate of 23 percent inflation next year, the social spending reductions may reach as high as 35 percent.
The construction company Odebrecht is at the center of a massive corruption scandal spanning Latin America and has admitted to paying bribes in 12 countries.
The Atacama Desert in Northern Chile. (Photo by A. Duarte/Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0)
The report calls out violence and hate speech against indigenous and LGBTI people as well as Afro-descendants and women.
General Juan Emilio Cheyre, who served as head of the army from 2002 to 2006 and is 71 years old, was a young officer when the “Caravan of Death” arrived in the Northern city of La Serena and executed 15 individuals.