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Brazil’s Bolsonaro Makes Stumbling Start as President

The far-right leader’s first two weeks on the job have been filled with missteps and communication gaffes and little of his promised sweeping changes.

  • Jan 18, 2019
  • 10:10 am

Spanish-Language Reporter Facing Deportation Denied Bond

An immigration judge denied bond for Manuel Durán during a hearing in Jena, Louisiana, the Southern Poverty Law Center said in a statement.

  • Jan 17, 2019
  • 3:09 pm

Watchdog: Many More Migrant Families May Have Been Separated

The report found ongoing problems keeping track of children, which could affect their well-being.

  • Jan 17, 2019
  • 12:10 pm

Rallies Call for Release of Detained Immigration Activist

In New York City, Los Angles, Boston, Springfield, Massachusetts, and Hartford, Connecticut, small crowds of supporters held signs saying “Free Eduardo Now” and chanted and banged drums as they delivered petitions to officials at the federal offices.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 9:34 pm

Judge Hears Major Puerto Rico Debt Restructuring Case

The hearing involves more than $17 billion worth of debt backed by sales-tax bonds that the government issued, representing nearly a third of the island’s overall bonded debt.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 4:42 pm

After Crossing Into Guatemala, Migrants Set Sights on Mexico

Migrants leaving Central America routinely cite widespread poverty, lack of opportunity and rampant gang violence as their motivation.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 4:12 pm

Street Singer Gives Voice to Venezuela’s Growing Diaspora

Reyna’s Perdomo song has become the unofficial anthem of Venezuelans who have left their country.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 3:27 pm

New Caravan of Honduran Migrants Makes First Border Crossing

About 500 people, including dozens of children, lined up to show their documents to a first line of unarmed security personnel at the Agua Caliente border crossing Tuesday night.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 8:15 am

Board Seeks to Invalidate $6B Worth of Puerto Rico’s Debt

It said late Monday the debt includes all general obligation bonds that were issued in 2012 and 2014 in “clear violation” of debt limits established by the island’s Constitution.

  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 10:20 am

Trump’s Cuba Policy Hurts Private Sector, New Figures Say

It has had a devastating effect on owners and employees of the country’s 24,185 private bed-and-breakfasts and 2,170 private restaurants known as paladares.

  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 10:11 am

Witnesses: Men in Police Garb Massacred Civilians in Haiti

Some residents and local rights groups say the killers were gang members working with corrupt police to seize territory in the La Saline gang war.

  • Jan 14, 2019
  • 7:21 pm

Chilean Bishops Meet Francis Year After Disastrous Pope Trip

Last year, Francis defended a bishop accused of covering for a notorious sexual predator in Chile.

  • Jan 14, 2019
  • 11:21 am

To Ovations, Hamilton’s Star Reprises Role in Puerto Rico

The audience giggled, hooted, clapped and tapped their feet throughout Friday’s night’s performance.

  • Jan 13, 2019
  • 2:57 pm

Venezuelan Congress Leader Briefly Detained Amid Standoff

A video circulating on social media purports to show the moment in which Juan Guaidó is intercepted on his way to an anti-government “Citizens’ Meeting” in the port city of La Guaira.

  • Jan 13, 2019
  • 2:24 pm

Nicaraguan Supreme Court Justice Resigns in Protest

The letter, circulating widely on social media, was accompanied by a photograph of judge Rafael Solís Cerda’s government-issued ID.

  • Jan 11, 2019
  • 1:56 pm

Trump Administration Eyes Disaster Money to Fund Border Wall

The White House has directed the Army Corps of Engineers to comb through its budget, including $13.9 billion in emergency funds that Congress earmarked last year.

  • Jan 11, 2019
  • 7:18 am

Venezuela’s Maduro Celebrates 2nd Term as Crisis Deepens

Seventeen Latin American governments, the United States and Canada rejected the legitimacy of Maduro’s next term in a measure adopted Thursday.

  • Jan 10, 2019
  • 3:52 pm

Companies Argue Against Proposal Not to House Separated Kids

Alex Friedmann, associate director of the Human Rights Defense Center, has submitted shareholder resolutions on the subject for a vote at the companies’ annual meetings.

  • Jan 10, 2019
  • 8:27 am

López Obrador Calls on Mexicans to Help in Battling Fuel Thefts

There aren’t enough tanker trucks, and lines have stretched for hours at gas stations in outlying states this week.

  • Jan 9, 2019
  • 8:33 pm

Colombia’s Peace Court Weighs Truth, Justice and Mistrust

One by one, many of the victims of Latin America’s longest-running armed conflict are providing brutal testimony to a new Special Peace Jurisdiction that is one of the most controversial aspects of the 2016 peace accord between Colombia’s government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.

  • Jan 9, 2019
  • 11:23 am

Historic Guatemalan Anti-Corruption Battle Endangered

The U.N. anti-corruption commission, known by its initials as the CICIG, has angered President Jimmy Morales after it helped investigate him, his sons and his brother on accusations of corruption they deny.

  • Jan 8, 2019
  • 5:26 pm