The prosecutors’ office finally asked the judge to acquit Lula of obstruction of justice as the witnesses against him weren’t sufficiently credible.
Oil operations between 1964 and 1992 caused environmental damages.
Santos announced that Colombia’s largest illegal armed group will be demobilizing “in the coming days.”
A spokesman for the Department of Health and Human Services denied the agency was involved in threatening Ecuador.
It took 36 days after the hurricane for the CDC to inform Puerto Rico’s government about a special form that needed to be used to certify deaths, and even then, it was not implemented.
“I want people to realize that racism is very much alive and we need to do better as a country,” Mia Irizarry told Latino Rebels.
The State Department of the United States ordered on Friday the evacuation of all non-essential staff from its embassy.
Initial reports pointed responsibility towards a new group that called itself Popular Commando of Social Cleansing which had put out a menacing pamphlet some days before. Newer reports point towards the ELN rebels.
Calculations show that in the next two years, there can be an estimated increase between 290-580 percent for the private prison industry.
Toledo’s defense argued that the speed with which the request was processed showed there was a political persecution against him
During the massive election day, violence and reports of corruption marred the mood.
For my daughter and niece, parts of their identities as people of color are essentially erased on the census—a historic problem.
One of the plot’s coordinators who escaped arrest said that Colombian and U.S. officials allegedly knew about the plot but didn’t provide active support.
“Anything that would give more clarity to the situation, of course we support it,” the governor of Puerto Rico told Latino Rebels.
The bill will now have to go back to the lower chamber this week to conciliate the changes made before it can be sanctioned by President Juan Manuel Santos.
With a lack of representation in Congress, Ocasio-Cortez stands as a pillar of hope for Puerto Ricans, especially those from the Bronx.
Critics say he may be seeking the immunity from prosecution that a full seat in the Senate grants but an honorary seat doesn’t.
The purpose of the strike was to protest Macri’s decision to turn to the International Monetary Fund for loans in exchange for austerity policies.
In contrast, during the last election season of 2011-2012, only one candidate and a total of nine politicians were killed.
Ya circula entre la población penal un papel que avisa que dos instituciones penales de Mississippi y Texas son las elegidas como nuevo destino para el programa de traslado de confinados a cárceles privadas de Estados Unidos.
The report describes the use of excessive force against demonstrators, arbitrary detentions, ill-treatment and torture.