Latin America News Dispatch
DNP Petronic, a publicly purchased company, has allegedly been used to funnel money into the Ortega family through non-competitive Nicaraguan contracts.
The NGO compiled 56 interviews from ex-prisoners who reported sexual violence, suffocation, beatings, electric shocks, cigarette burns and constant verbal abuse.
Former president Cristina Fernández will serve as the vice president.
“Other manifestations of inequality are more evident, like segregation, lack of social mobility, not having a voice in politics,” UNDP Director Luis López-Calva said.
Germany and Norway already donated more than $1.2 billion to Brazil’s deforestation efforts.
The tensions in the most important trading bloc of the region started when ultra-right President Jair Bolsonaro refused to invite representatives of Argentina’s newly elected president, center-left Alberto Fernández.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also accused Cuba and Venezuela of “hijacking” regional protests.
As Protests Against Local Governments Flare Up Across Paraguay, a 17-Year-Old Student Leads the Charge in One Town
In recent weeks, the town of Mayor Otaño in southeastern Paraguay has been the scene of a dramatic protest over alleged misuse of public funds by local authorities.
Trump tweeted that “Brazil and Argentina have been presiding over a massive devaluation of their currencies.”
Recent polls show approval ratings for Mexico’s president are between 59 percent and 72 percent thus far.
The meeting took place after Dilan Cruz, an 18-year-old high school student, succumbed to his injuries after riot police shot at him. He is the third protester to die.
The ruling is expected to cause contention among Fujimori’s supporters and detractors.
Activists March Across Latin America to Mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
The day was chosen to remember the Mirabal sisters who were killed during a dictatorship in the Dominican Republic
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In Cali, southeast of the country, the mayor declared a curfew from 7 p.m. until Friday morning.
Leaving in Haste, Newest Venezuela Migrants in U.S. Face More Challenges Than Previous Generations Did
Young Venezuelans who leave today have fewer resources to begin with and often have to make it on their own in the United States, with the added financial burden of sending money back home.
The anti-government protests are set to take place in cities across the country are expected to be the largest in recent history.
Diverse sectors of society have called for massive protests tomorrow against the government for its handling of issues ranging from education to the mass killing of social leaders to corruption.
President Sebastián Piñera said, “abuses and crimes were committed, and the rights of all were not respected.”
Morales argued that he still has a claim as president since the Legislative Assembly has not yet accepted his resignation.