Latin America

Former President of Panama Will Face New Trial

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PANAMA: Panama’s High Court of Appeal annulled an August 2019 sentence that acquitted former President Ricardo...

113 Bodies Found in Unmarked Graves in Mexico

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: Officials found unmarked graves filled with 113 bodies in the state of Jalisco. The State Attorney...

Guatemalan Protesters Set Congress on Fire Over Budget...

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA GUATEMALA: Protestors set fire to part of Guatemala’s Congress during demonstrations on Saturday against budget...

Fires in Argentina: Wildfires in the Paraná Delta Threaten...

Lee la historia en español aquí. On Sunday, Aug. 23, around 3 p.m., a wildfire reached Fabián Ros’ house. Until that day, the 53-year-old...

Fuego en Argentina: incendios en el delta del Paraná son...

Read the story in English here. El domingo, 23 de agosto, alrededor de las 3 p.m., el fuego llegó a la casa de Fabián Ros, 53. Hasta...

Mexico Says Officials Will Not Be Tried in the U.S.

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: Mexico no longer wants officials accused of corruption to be put in trial in the United States, Mexican...

U.S. Drops Charges Against Former Mexican Defense Minister

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES/MEXICO: The United States government dropped drug trafficking and money-laundering charges against...

Caribbean Companies Allegedly Used the Pandemic to Promote...

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA REGION: The Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI) along with the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) released...

Hurricane Iota Lands as Category 4 Storm in Nicaragua

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA REGION: Hurricane Iota made landfall in Nicaragua as a Category 4 Storm a mere few miles away where the deadly...

Demands for Land and Housing Continue After Guernica Eviction

This story was co-published with NACLA.  José Iza’s cell phone won’t stop ringing. It is the week after the eviction of the Guernica...

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