Latin America

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

Colombia’s Anti-Corruption Referendum Fails to Pass Quorum Despite 99% Support

Nearly 11.7 million Colombians cast ballots, failing to reach the 12.1 million mark.

  • Aug 27, 2018
  • 1:52 pm

All Nine Judges of Ecuador’s Highest Court Were Dismissed in What Former President Called ‘a True Coup’

The Council also accused the Court of postponing judicial decisions and of suspicious management of public funds.

  • Aug 24, 2018
  • 4:18 pm

The Quest to Make the Venezuelan Arepa a US Food Staple Has Begun

Earlier this week, a food truck from Harina PAN handed out free arepas outside of Nationals Park in DC.

  • Aug 24, 2018
  • 10:04 am

OAS Calls Venezuela a ‘Dictatorship’ and Asks Other Countries to Ignore Extradition Requests Related to Explosives Attack

“The National Constituent Assembly was elected through fraud,” the communiqué says.

  • Aug 23, 2018
  • 12:56 pm

Brazil’s Jailed Former President Lula Increases Lead in Presidential Race

A poll found that almost half of his supporters would transfer their votes to his running mate Fernando Haddad.

  • Aug 22, 2018
  • 1:43 pm

New Venezuelan Currency Tied to Oil Price and With Five Fewer Zeroes Began Circulating Yesterday

Venezuela’s hyperinflation crisis is set against a backdrop of crippling U.S. financial sanctions.

  • Aug 21, 2018
  • 1:23 pm

Venezuelan Migrants Attacked in Brazil and Stopped From Reaching Ecuador

As many as 1,200 Venezuelans rushed back to their country fearing for their safety.

  • Aug 20, 2018
  • 1:43 pm

Environmental Indigenous Activist Is Killed in Brazil Amid Conflict With Logging Mafias

Up to 80 Guajajaras have been killed since 2000 as part of a fierce conflict with illegal loggers.

  • Aug 17, 2018
  • 12:55 pm

Facebook Restores Page of teleSUR English

This was the second time this year that teleSUR English Facebook page was taken down this year.

  • Aug 15, 2018
  • 3:07 pm

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.

  • Aug 15, 2018
  • 12:27 pm

Former Argentina President Cristina Fernández Testifies in Court, Denies Wrongdoing

She says that Federal Judge Claudio Bonadio is a politically motivated “enemy judge.”

  • Aug 14, 2018
  • 1:05 pm