Latin America News Dispatch
In her first trial in July 2017, a Salvadoran judge said that failing to seek antenatal care and inducing an abortion amounted to murder.
The past two weeks have brought Paraguayans a political earthquake and a crowd of new household names, all connected to a bilateral energy deal signed with Brazil in May and kept under wraps until late July.
Macri announced the new set of measures during a televised statement, where he said that “over 17 million workers and their families” will be benefited.
More demonstrations are expected throughout the week in the capital.
Ken Cuccinelli, acting director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), said the rule would focus on legal immigrants “who are self-sufficient.”
Abstentions marked the election, with only around 60% of Guatemalans casting their vote yesterday.
In comparison to July 2018, deforestation in the Amazon this past month grew by 278 percent.
With an executive order, the U.S. government has frozen all economic assets belonging to President Nicolás Maduro and his associates.
President Donald Trump, who expressed his condolences via social media hours after the attacks, has been criticized for fueling hate for his divisive rhetoric online and at campaign rallies.
The Associated Press called the situation a “full-blown” constitutional crisis.
The vote comes following a secret energy deal with Brazil that surfaced this week.
The ACLU filing states that “systematic” separations occurred based on minor criminal history, dubious allegations of unfitness, and “errors identifying bona fide child-parent relationships.”
Yesterday’s riot became the deadliest this year in Brazil.
The agreement has been regarded as “cruel and unlawful” by immigrant advocacy groups.
Fifty-four deaths have been confirmed, with the majority being children, according to local press.
Current Secretary of Justice Wanda Vásquez will assume the gubernatorial role on August 2.
Initially forecasted to grow 1.4 percent in April, the Fund said that the region is now expected to grow at 0.6 percent this year.
Yesterday, in the first interview since the scandal broke, Rosselló told Fox News that he assumes the “responsibility of his actions” but that he respects the “rule of law and democracy,” thus his refusal to step down.
Today, a national strike has been called by several sectors of the Puerto Rican society, demanding Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation.
Amid an unresolved political crisis that has unraveled since Ortega crackdown on anti-government protesters in April 2018, the opposition has proposed to restart peace talks with the Sandinista regime on July 31.
The Center for Investigative Journalism revealed an investigation where journalists allege that behind the chat group —that sparked the protests— is a multi-million dollar corruption scheme.