Latin America

Over 70 Arrest Warrants Issued in Mexico’s Ayotzinapa Case

Thousands marched in cities across Mexico on Saturday to mark the sixth anniversary of the 2014 disappearance of 43 students from the Ayotzinapa Teachers College in the state of Guerrero.

  • Sep 28, 2020
  • 3:25 PM

Trump Is Courting Florida Cubans, But His Past Words Are a Loud Warning (OPINION)

There is nothing inconsistent about Trump’s relationship with an older generation of largely conservative, mostly white Cubans.

  • Sep 28, 2020
  • 11:54 AM

Homicides Decline in Mexico as Femicides Rise

Out of the total number of 36,476 homicides in 2019, 3,874 were femicides, the highest figure since 1990.

  • Sep 25, 2020
  • 3:57 PM

Push Within El Salvador to Advance Priest Massacre Case

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — For years, attempts within El Salvador to investigate and prosecute the masterminds of a massacre of six Jesuit priests during that country’s civil war have been delayed and deflected by legal maneuvers.

  • Sep 25, 2020
  • 3:38 PM

Venezuela’s Maduro Blasts US in Speech to World Leaders

BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro blasted United States sanctions in his address to the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday, while avoiding any mention of a report accusing his government of crimes against humanity.

  • Sep 24, 2020
  • 10:53 AM

Trump Tightens Cuba Sanctions as He Woos Cuban-American Vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans won’t be allowed to bring home cigars and rum from Cuba under measures President Donald Trump announced Wednesday to financially starve the island’s government, a move taken as he tries to boost his appeal among Cuban-Americans, a crucial voting bloc in the battleground state of Florida.

  • Sep 23, 2020
  • 2:09 PM

Protests Against Inequality, Violence and Police Brutality Spread Throughout Colombia

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — On September 21, social movements, trade unions, and student organizations held protests throughout Colombia, resulting in 142 actions including in the cities of Bogotá, Medellín, and Cali.

  • Sep 23, 2020
  • 10:12 AM

United States Imposes New Sanctions on Venezuela

The sanctions are part of the Trump Administration’s “maximum pressure campaign” against Iran.

  • Sep 22, 2020
  • 4:52 PM

Examining Dominican Anti-Blackness During a Summer of Protest

Global protests against racial injustice came on the heels of the pandemic, and Dominicans are now being publicly confronted with their Blackness.

  • Sep 22, 2020
  • 2:50 PM

Bolsonaro to World: Brazil Is Victim of Environmental Smear

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro defended his administration’s record protecting the Amazon rainforest, telling the United Nations’ virtual meeting of global leaders on Tuesday that his country has been wrongly portrayed as an environmental villain. Bolsonaro’s critics were quick to pick apart his claims.

  • Sep 22, 2020
  • 2:07 PM

Massacre in Colombia Ahead of Anti-Government Protests Monday

The Cauca department has been one of the most violent regions in the country, with nine massacres since January.

  • Sep 21, 2020
  • 10:13 AM

Black Lives Matter in Belize

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  • Sep 21, 2020
  • 9:09 AM

How Central American Migrants Helped Revive the US Labor Movement

Little is said about the substantial contributions that Central Americans have made to U.S. society over the past 30 years.

  • Sep 18, 2020
  • 2:59 PM

‘Hatemonger’: Author Jean Guerrero On Stephen Miller (A Latino USA Podcast)

On this episode of Latino USA, Jean Guerrero joins Maria Hinojosa to discuss Miller’s California roots, the mentors who shaped his ideology and career as a young man, and his lasting impact on the U.S. immigration system.

  • Sep 18, 2020
  • 2:57 PM

Peru President Faces Impeachment Vote Amid Pandemic Turmoil

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra’s job is on the line Friday as opposition lawmakers push through an impeachment hearing criticized as a hasty and poorly timed ouster attempt in one of the countries hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Sep 18, 2020
  • 11:52 AM

Mexico Skirts U.S. Criticism of Anti-Drug Enforcement

MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador said Thursday that Mexico will respond “softly, softly” and with “love and peace” to the finding by the U.S. government that his country needs to do more to stop drug trafficking.

  • Sep 17, 2020
  • 5:30 PM

Emprendimiento latino (VIDEO)

Existe todo un mundo de inversión en el emprendimiento que requiere de toda una educación especial que no te enseñan en la escuela.

  • Sep 16, 2020
  • 5:39 PM

Experts Cite ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ in Maduro’s Venezuela

GENEVA (AP) — Independent experts for the U.N.’s top human rights body accused the government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Wednesday of crimes against humanity, highlighting grisly cases of torture and killings allegedly carried out by security forces who used techniques like electric shocks, genital mutilation and asphyxiation.

  • Sep 16, 2020
  • 2:56 PM

Nicaragua’s Ortega Threatens Life Sentences for Opponents

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said Tuesday he has proposed a legal reform to allow sentences of life in prison and threatened to use it against some government opponents, accusing them of committing “hate crimes.”

  • Sep 16, 2020
  • 1:49 PM

Venezuela: Captured US Spy Charged in Alleged Terrorist Plot

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chief prosecutor on Monday said a U.S. citizen recently arrested in the country as a suspected spy has been charged in an alleged terrorist plot to sabotage oil refineries and electrical service in order to stir unrest.

  • Sep 15, 2020
  • 10:27 AM

Brazil’s da Silva Faces New Charge of Money Laundering

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Prosecutors in Brazil’s sprawling Car Wash corruption investigation on Monday charged former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva with money laundering, less than a year after the country’s top court ordered him freed from jail while he appealed his conviction in another case.

  • Sep 15, 2020
  • 10:11 AM

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