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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

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

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

Latino Army Vet in Texas Gets Passport After Going Public

There have been an increasing number of Latinos born in border towns who have had issues attaining their passports.

  • Sep 7, 2018
  • 2:36 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

US Pushes UN to Discuss Nicaragua

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

  • Sep 5, 2018
  • 2:09 pm

Merriam-Webster Adds ‘Latinx’ to Its Dictionary

“Latinx purposefully breaks with Spanish’s gendered grammatical tradition.”

  • Sep 5, 2018
  • 10:24 am

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

Queer and Trans Migrants of Color Shut Down Intersection in Albuquerque for Three Hours

“I’m taking action this morning because there are transgender women in detention who fled violence from their countries only to face more horrific and deadly abuse in the United States.”

  • Aug 28, 2018
  • 8:38 am

#NoLatinosNoTickets: NHMC and NLMC Protest Outside Paramount Pictures for Their Lack of Latino Talent on Screen and Behind the Scenes

“It’s 2018. Diversity and representation are no longer just buzzwords or special programs.”

  • Aug 27, 2018
  • 12:36 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

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