Latin America News Dispatch
The organizatons are filing the lawsuit to challenge the agreements with Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras that allows the Trump administration to send migrants seeking asylum in the United States back to Central America.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, almost 1,300 earthquakes have shaken the island since the end of last year.
Alejandro Giammattei, 63, won the presidency on his fourth attempt in August for Vamos, a party founded in 2017 on the promise of “battling poverty and providing better opportunities.”
Since the aftermath of Hurricane María, scientists have warned that the island lacks proper attention and warning systems for such “physical threats.”
According to an investigation, reports of the illegal eavesdropping operations were directly handed off to senior politicians of the president’s Democratic Center party.
More than 40 3.0-magnitude or higher earthquakes have occurred since Tuesday.
The southwestern town of Guánica was hit the hardest, with hundreds of homes and shelters destroyed.
In 2019 alone, more than 5,000 people were disappeared.
The former housing secretary dropped out of the Democratic presidential race, where he was the only Latino candidate.
Riot police blocked Guaidó from entering the building. Guaidó called the election a “show.”
It demands that the administration return to negotiations with opposition group Civic Alliance and consolidate the country’s Supreme Electoral Court.
On Tuesday, the rural community of Santa Lucía in northern Colombia held a ceremony to grieve the death of another ex-combatant.
The study details 265 stories of Haitian children fathered by peacekeepers from the UN Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH).
President Benítez said President Trump agreed to continue supporting intelligence efforts and provide training for federal employees.
The U.S. made additions that afforded the country five new labor attaches in Mexico tasked with overseeing labor reforms, which Mexico called unnecessary “political decisions.”
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.