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Argentina President Announces Controversial Military Participation in Internal Security

The role and size of the military had been limited since the return to democracy after the dictatorship of 1976 to 1983.

  • Jul 24, 2018
  • 1:44 pm

Cuba Presents Draft for New Constitution That Eliminates References to Communism

The National Assembly is expected to pass the new constitution in the coming days.

  • Jul 23, 2018
  • 1:56 pm

Crisis in Peru’s Legal System Deepens

The head of Peru’s judicial branch, Judge Duberlí Rodríguez, resigned yesterday in the wake of the corruption scandal.

  • Jul 20, 2018
  • 2:51 pm

Getting by in Venezuela: Chronicles of Survival and Hope

Venezuelanalysis goes to the street to hear the voices, struggles and hopes of regular Venezuelans in times of economic crisis.

  • Jul 19, 2018
  • 3:54 pm

Puerto Rico Names Third Power Company CEO in a Week

Last week there was a controversy when CEO Walter Higgins, who was supposed to be making a $450,000 salary plus bonus, resigned.

  • Jul 19, 2018
  • 1:25 pm

Nicaraguan Government Takes Back Rebel City of Masaya by Force

Bombs rained for hours on the indigenous neighborhood of Monimbó.

  • Jul 18, 2018
  • 1:44 pm

Puerto Rico Begins Allowing Transgender People to Change Their Birth Certificates

“It is a huge relief to finally have an accurate birth certificate that is a true reflection of who I am. It makes me feel safer and like my country finally recognizes me.”

  • Jul 18, 2018
  • 9:53 am

Colombian Former Rebel Rejects Congress Seat to Protest Unfulfilled Peace Process

In a letter made public yesterday, Iván Márquez said Colombian and U.S. authorities of had staged a “judicial set-up” against imprisoned FARC leader Jesús Santrich.

  • Jul 17, 2018
  • 12:13 pm

Mexico’s Marichuy Is Weaving the Resistance Beyond Her Country’s Elections

Her plan was to focus attention on the troubling realities of land dispossession, environmental pollution, human rights violations and the everyday deprivations of her Indigenous followers

  • Jul 16, 2018
  • 4:42 pm

Turmoil Continues in Nicaragua: Up to 12 Died Over the Weekend

After a day of national strike, police forces tried to vacate the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, which has been occupied by students during two months of protests.

  • Jul 16, 2018
  • 12:33 pm

Registro Demográfico advirtió a Pesquera sobre incongruencias en número de muertes

La directora ejecutiva, Wanda Llovet, confiesa que no hubo un trabajo en equipo con el Departamento de Seguridad Pública en la elaboración de la lista oficial de muertes, que se congeló en 64, y que incluso discrepó ante incongruencias en los datos de esa agencia.

  • Jul 16, 2018
  • 9:18 am

Brazil’s Lula Is Acquitted of One of Seven Remaining Corruption Charges

The prosecutors’ office finally asked the judge to acquit Lula of obstruction of justice as the witnesses against him weren’t sufficiently credible.

  • Jul 13, 2018
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As Ecuador Upholds Sentence Against Chevron, New York State Disbars Representing Lawyer for Bribery

Oil operations between 1964 and 1992 caused environmental damages.

  • Jul 12, 2018
  • 12:20 pm

Colombia Signs Law to Allow Collective Demobilization of Criminal Gangs

Santos announced that Colombia’s largest illegal armed group will be demobilizing “in the coming days.” 

  • Jul 11, 2018
  • 1:24 pm

The US Menaced Ecuador Into Backing Off UN Breast-Milk Resolution

A spokesman for the Department of Health and Human Services denied the agency was involved in threatening Ecuador.

  • Jul 10, 2018
  • 1:53 pm

Government of Puerto Rico Did Not Follow Federal Guidelines to Certify Post-María Deaths

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.

  • Jul 10, 2018
  • 10:49 am

EXCLUSIVE: Young Puerto Rican Woman Harassed by Man in Viral Video Speaks Out For First Time

“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.

  • Jul 10, 2018
  • 8:11 am

Nicaragua Government Opens Blocked Roads But Leaves 14 Dead After Day of Confrontations

The State Department of the United States ordered on Friday the evacuation of all non-essential staff from its embassy.

  • Jul 9, 2018
  • 1:17 pm

Seven People Murdered in Southwestern Colombia, Raising Questions About Why They Were Killed

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.

  • Jul 5, 2018
  • 12:14 pm

Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Stand to Profit from Trump’s ‘Zero Tolerance’ Policies, Report Says

Calculations show that in the next two years, there can be an estimated increase between 290-580 percent for the private prison industry.

  • Jul 5, 2018
  • 11:15 am

High Court in Peru Rejects Ex-President Toledo’s Attempt to Stop Extradition Request

Toledo’s defense argued that the speed with which the request was processed showed there was a political persecution against him

  • Jul 3, 2018
  • 12:48 pm