WASHINGTON (AP) — Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández assured on Tuesday he faces no criminal charges in the United States and said recent allegations by U.S. federal prosecutors were based on drug traffickers trying to take revenge against him.
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Few took to Guatemala’s streets to celebrate Monday after Alejandro Giammattei overwhelmingly won election as the country’s next president, with some questioning how he would tackle the corruption, violence and insufficient economic opportunity that has driven tens of thousands to flee the Central American nation.
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.”
The perennial seesaw of Argentina’s political and economic fortunes has pitched the South American country into more upheaval after an overwhelming primary election loss for the government of President Mauricio Macri.
Abstentions marked the election, with only around 60% of Guatemalans casting their vote yesterday.
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Two Americans used their medal-winning moments at the Pan American Games to draw attention to social issues back home that they feel are spiraling out of control.
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.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Norway’s foreign ministry said Friday that the government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and the opposition led by Juan Guaidó will continue their negotiations on resolving the political standoff in the South American country.
The Associated Press called the situation a “full-blown” constitutional crisis.
MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — The United States government has sent about 800 mostly Central American and Cuban migrants back to this northern Mexico border city since expanding its controversial “remain in Mexico” program to the easternmost point on the shared border two weeks ago, Mexican authorities say.
The vote comes following a secret energy deal with Brazil that surfaced this week.
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan opposition leaders returned to the negotiating table Wednesday at a business center where talks on resolving the country’s political crisis stalled months ago, but there was nobody there to talk to.
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The acting head of U.S. Homeland Security held discussions behind closed doors in Guatemala on Wednesday on an agreement that would force many asylum seekers to file claims in the Central American country instead of the United States.
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.”
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Carlos thought his life was over when in 1993 a Los Angeles judge sentenced him to 45 years in prison for murder.
Yesterday’s riot became the deadliest this year in Brazil.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico said Tuesday the number of mainly Central American migrants traveling through the country to reach the U.S. border has declined by 39% since May.
BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — It’s six in the morning and Samuel Romero is already pulling his bicycle out of a small garage.