Latin America

Examining Dominican Anti-Blackness During a Summer of Protest

This July, Dominicans elected opposition presidential candidate Luis Abinader, bidding farewell to 16 years of unbroken rule by the...

Mexico Reports Record Number of Femicides in June

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: New data from the National Public Security System shows that Mexico recorded its highest monthly number...

Ecuador to Begin Reopening in September

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA ECUADOR: Government officials announced yesterday that Ecuador will not renew its coronavirus state of exception,...

Colombia Begins Reopening After 5-Month Partial Lockdown

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA COLOMBIA: After five months of partial lockdown, Colombia is set to begin gradually reopening September 1....

Brazilians Rally on Social Media After Bolsonaro Threatens...

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: In his latest attack on journalists, President Jair Bolsonaro told a reporter from the newspaper O...

Back-to-Back Tropical Storms Kill 7 in Caribbean

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA CARIBBEAN: Two storms rolled over the Caribbean this weekend, killing seven people and causing severe flooding...

Panama Health Workers Owed Over $6 Million In Back Wages

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PANAMA: At least 400 health professionals hired by the Ministry of Health have not been paid since they began...

New Safety Measures Passed For Chile’s Upcoming Plebiscite

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA CHILE: Congress passed a measure to ensure that safety protocols will be regulated at voting booths during...

Argentina Human Rights Emblem Seeks Entry to UNESCO World...

BUENOS AIRES—Flights arriving to Buenos Aires from the north careen over the gray immensity of De La Plata River. Just before reaching...

Amazon Wildfires On Track for Another Record-Breaking Year

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: Around 19,000 wildfires have been detected in the Amazon rainforest during the month of August, indicating...

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