Latin America

UN Report: Colombia Coca Production at All-Time High

Officials worry that this could harm the country’s peace efforts.

  • Sep 20, 2018
  • 4:03 pm

Opposition Party in Peru Passed President’s Congressional Reforms

Vizcarra proposed the reinstatement of the Senate and a term limit for congressmen.

  • Sep 19, 2018
  • 1:09 pm

In Argentina, Former President Kirchner Charged in Corruption Scandal

According to the indictment, Kirchner collected bribes from construction companies in exchange for public works contracts.

  • Sep 18, 2018
  • 12:30 pm

As Cuba Backs Gay Marriage, Churches Oppose the Government’s Plan

Intense debate has surrounded the possibility of marriage equality, and not just within the government’s official public meetings.

  • Sep 17, 2018
  • 4:51 pm

Berta Cáceres Murder Trial to Begin

In March 2016, Cáceres was shot dead in her house a week after opposing the construction of a dam.

  • Sep 17, 2018
  • 11:37 am

Trump Denies Puerto Rican Dead, Concocting Post-María Death Toll Conspiracy

Despite mounting evidence that the federal response to María was slow and inefficient, Trump continues to laud his administration’s handling of the disaster.

  • Sep 14, 2018
  • 9:48 am

Google to Invest $140 Million in Chile Data Center

Chilean president Sebastián Piñera said the country was happy to be a part of “the fourth industrial revolution.”

  • Sep 13, 2018
  • 1:47 pm

Lula Da Silva Withdraws From Brazil’s Presidential Election

He was replaced by the former mayor of São Paulo, Fernando Haddad.

  • Sep 12, 2018
  • 1:17 pm

US Recalls Top Diplomats in Central American and Caribbean Region After Third Country Cuts Ties With Taiwan

In August, El Salvador became the latest country in the region to use this diplomatic move to come closer to China.

  • Sep 11, 2018
  • 2:16 pm

Washington Officials and Venezuelan Military Scheme to Overthrow Maduro

President Maduro seemingly knew nothing about the confidential meetings.

  • Sep 10, 2018
  • 1:11 pm

Brazil’s Abortion Debate (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio: September 9, 2018

  • Sep 9, 2018
  • 5:07 pm

Brazilian Frontrunner Presidential Candidate Stabbed at Political Rally

The candidate suffered punctures in his liver, lung, and intestines.

  • Sep 7, 2018
  • 2:21 pm

Amnesty International Slams Guatemalan Bill Opposing Same-Sex Couples

“The Law for the Protection of Life and the Family,” would also establish prison terms of two to four years for “women who cause miscarriages,” but would allow abortion for rape victims.

  • Sep 6, 2018
  • 12:26 pm

Last Living Daughter of El Mozote Survivor Gets Asylum in the United States

In an interview with Latino Rebels, Marta Maritza Amaya says that she feared for her life in El Salvador but plans to continue her mother Rufina’s legacy of speaking about the 1981 massacre.

  • Sep 6, 2018
  • 10:16 am

US Pushes UN to Discuss Nicaragua

Nicaragua claims that the UN delegation ignored the goal of the protesters.

  • Sep 5, 2018
  • 2:09 pm

Beijing’s Gains in Latin America Leave US Foreign Policy Toward China in Need of a Rethink

What do the country’s maneuvers in the region add up to?

  • Sep 4, 2018
  • 5:49 pm

Guatemalan President Moves Against UN Anti-Corruption Body as Soldiers Surround Headquarters

“Selective justice has been used to intimidate and terrorize the citizenry,” said Morales.

  • Sep 4, 2018
  • 1:04 pm

The Canonization of Archbishop Oscar Romero (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio, September 1, 2018

  • Sep 1, 2018
  • 10:48 am

UN Report Accuses Nicaraguan Government of Repression and Grave Abuses

“Repression and retaliation against protesters continue in Nicaragua as the world looks away.”

  • Aug 30, 2018
  • 2:44 pm

After Puerto Rico Raises Official Hurricane María Death Toll to Almost 3,000, White House Says Trump ‘Remains Proud’ About Federal Response

President had been criticized for saying shortly after the storm, when the official death toll was 16, that Hurricane Maria had not been  “a real catastrophe like Katrina.”

  • Aug 29, 2018
  • 5:20 pm

Trump Announces New NAFTA Deal Before Mexico’s Newly-Elected President Takes Office

The administration must present Congress with a deal at least 90 days in advance, which means the deadline is this Friday.

  • Aug 28, 2018
  • 4:46 pm