MIAMI (AP) — Erik Prince, a major Trump donor and the founder of controversial security firm formerly known as Blackwater, traveled to Caracas last month for a secret meeting with Venezuela’s vice president, according to several people familiar with the visit.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A court in El Salvador has sentenced 373 convicted members of the notorious Mara Salvatrucha gang to prison terms of up to 74 years for crimes ranging from murder and arms trafficking to terrorist association in a mass trial historic for the sheer number of defendants, authorities said Friday.
DNP Petronic, a publicly purchased company, has allegedly been used to funnel money into the Ortega family through non-competitive Nicaraguan contracts.
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala on Thursday received the first families of migrants sent by the United States under an agreement to return non-Guatemalans who passed through that country on their way to the U.S. border.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Searchers combing Antarctic seas have recovered parts of a military transport plane and human remains belonging to some of the 38 people aboard who vanished en route to the frozen continent, Chilean officials said Thursday.
At least 340 Haitian migrant workers have been deported since Hurricane Dorian hit the island.
The In The Heights trailer dropped this morning and it makes you feel that, just like the characters in the movie, summer of 2020 will be full of dreams.
The NGO compiled 56 interviews from ex-prisoners who reported sexual violence, suffocation, beatings, electric shocks, cigarette burns and constant verbal abuse.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrant advocates sued the Trump administration Tuesday for ending a free hotline that allowed detained immigrants to report concerns about custody conditions after it was featured on the show “Orange Is the New Black.”
In March 2018, just months after Hurricane María, an eccentric group of cryptocurrency enthusiasts arrived in Puerto Rico. Latino USA follows them for almost two years, from crypto-boom to crypto-bust.
Former president Cristina Fernández will serve as the vice president.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A painting showing Mexican Revolution hero Emiliano Zapata nude and in an effeminate pose has drawn the ire of some of Zapata’s descendants and led about 100 farmers to block the entrance to the building where it was on display Tuesday.
In Puerto Rico, a Government Employee, Telemundo Host and Others Accused of Making Racist Remarks Against Miss Universe
“Nothing like a beauty contest to uncover the disgusting racism that is lived in Puerto Rico every day,” the group Colectiva Feminista en Construcción said.
“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.
BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Alberto Fernández assumed the presidency of Argentina on Tuesday, returning the country to the ranks of left-leaning nations at a moment of right-wing resurgence in the Western Hemisphere.
BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Alberto Fernández becomes president of Argentina on Tuesday, returning the country’s Peronist political movement to power amid an economic crisis and rising poverty.
The letter presents a critical indictment of Harvard’s ability to properly evaluate Lorgia García Peña’s scholarship and to understand the invaluable contributions that Latinx and Ethnic Studies make to the larger academic community.
Germany and Norway already donated more than $1.2 billion to Brazil’s deforestation efforts.
PORT-AU-PRINCE (AP) — The flaming barricades are mostly gone, protesters have largely dissipated and traffic is once again clogging the streets of Haiti’s capital, but hundreds of thousands of people are now suffering deep economic aftershocks after more than two months of demonstrations.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Born in Chile, the feminist anthem “A Rapist in Your Path” has become an international phenomenon, with activists in countries from Latin America to the U.S. and Europe staging public performance to denounce violence and human rights abuses against women.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Spanish-language reporter who spent 15 months in immigration detention following his arrest during a protest has reached a legal settlement in a lawsuit against two governments in Memphis, Tennessee.