Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara, Claudia Genlui Hidalgo and Iliana Hernández were detained for allegedly attempting to destabilize the government via their San Isidro Movement.
The hand-cycles, built and designed with the help of local bike workshops, are powered by rechargeable batteries and latch on to wheelchairs with metal bars and hooks. The steering and brakes are like those on a regular bicycle, while accelerating only requires pushing a button on one of the handles.
Mexico’s National Immigration Institute (INM) has dodged questions regarding the number of COVID-19 cases at its detention facilities.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The investigation into Diego Maradona’s death continued Tuesday with police raids on the office and home of the psychiatrist who cared for the soccer star and is being investigated for possible medical negligence.
Peru’s Democracy Faces Greatest Trial Since Fujimori Dictatorship After Two Presidents Are Ousted in One Week
During Fujimori’s corrupt military-backed rule between 1990 and 2000, Peru’s democratic institutions were dismantled and its democratic values subverted. Dissenters faced death, disappearance and torture.
Over 2.7 million acres were cut down in 2020, a 9.5% increase compared to the previous year.
The arrest and subsequent eight month sentence of Cuban rapper and activist Denis Solís González has set off an escalating protest movement in Havana and abroad.
Argentine police searched Leopoldo Luque’s home on Sunday and seized some medical records, computers, hard drives and cellphones.
Over 200 demobilized guerrillas have been killed since the 2016 Peace Accord between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP) as a multitude of other illegal armed groups spread and grow. In October, the new FARC political party led a pilgrimage for life and peace across the country to demand that the Peace Accords be implemented and the violence stop.
Justices Donaji Arosemena and Yiles Pittí argued that the testimonies by protected witness Ismael Pittí and Júbilo Grael, an agent who participated in the wiretapping, indicated the existence of illegal activities.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Diego Maradona, the Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, has died. He was 60.
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — At a shelter in this northern Honduran city, Lilian Gabriela Santos Sarmiento says back-to-back hurricanes that hit with devastating fury this month have overturned her life. Her home in what was once a pretty neighborhood in nearby La Lima was destroyed by flooding.
The State Attorney General’s office stated that this is the largest gravesite ever found in the area, and that officials are attempting to identify the remains.
I was sitting in my kitchen with my dad, nervously waiting for the voting in Peru’s Congress to begin on November 9.
Police fired tear gas at protestors and around a dozen people have been reported injured.
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — Shelters for people whose homes were flooded or damaged by hurricanes Eta and Iota in Honduras are now so crowded that thousands of victims have taken refuge under highway overpasses or bridges.
However, Jesús Ramírez, a spokesman for President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, said the country was willing to extradite officials or drug traffickers, contradicting the earlier statement made by Marcelo Ebrard.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico passed the 100,000 mark in COVID-19 deaths, becoming only the fourth country to do so amid concerns about the lingering physical and psychological scars on survivors.
In court documents revealed on Tuesday, the Justice Department said that “sensitive and important foreign policy considerations outweigh the government’s interest in pursuing the prosecution of the defendant.”
MIAMI (AP) — El Salvador has awarded a $780,000 lobby contract to a three-week old Washington firm set up to promote investment as President Nayib Bukele, a staunch Trump ally, seeks to pivot toward Joe Biden’s $4 billion development plan to stop the flow of migration from Central America.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday formally dropped a drug trafficking and money laundering case against a former Mexican defense secretary, a stunning reversal that came after a pressure campaign from Mexico.