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Pub. 20 Sep 2022 – 04:29 PM EDT
Act. 1 Nov 2022 – 06:03 AM EDT

Drug trial of former Honduran president postponed until April 2023

For the trial to move forward, defense attorney Raymond Colon must first obtain a security clearance to receive classified documents related to the case. That could take time due to Hernandez's close ties to the US government
Pub. 24 Ago 2022 – 12:22 PM EDT
Act. 24 Ago 2022 – 01:06 PM EDT

Surge of Cuban migrants at the southern border is breaking historical records

Economic crisis and political repression are driving the largest exodus of Cubans from the island. They are welcome in South Florida. But when they arrive, many end up trapped in legal limbo by new immigration restrictions. (Lea este artículo en español)
Pub. 23 Jul 2022 – 02:42 PM EDT
Act. 23 Jul 2022 – 03:02 PM EDT

After Caro Quintero's arrest in Mexico, is the Camarena case any closer to being solved?

The 1985 murder of DEA agent Kiki Camarena was a major part of the plot of the popular Netflix series 'Narcos: Mexico'. Following the arrest last week of Rafael Caro Quintero, the notorious Mexican drug lord, US authorities say they want to extradite him to stand trial for numerous crimes, including the kidnapping, torture and murder of Camarena. ( Leer en español)
Pub. 18 Jun 2022 – 01:42 PM EDT
Act. 26 Sep 2022 – 05:05 PM EDT

Murder in the Amazon: how much are Bolsonaro's policies to blame?

A federal police investigator said a suspect confessed and detailed what happened to British journalist, Dom Phillips, and Brazilian indigenous rights defender, Bruno Pereira.
Pub. 11 Jun 2022 – 03:51 PM EDT
Act. 13 Jun 2022 – 07:12 AM EDT

Biden tries to curb China's growing influence in Latin America: Is it too late?

At the Summit of the Americas, President Joe Biden said private sector investment was key to regain ground in relations with Latin America. But China's powerful banks and state-owned enterprises have long been expanding their influence in the hemisphere. ( Leer en español)
Pub. 5 Jun 2022 – 12:41 PM EDT
Act. 22 Jul 2022 – 12:49 PM EDT

Lawyers, rabbis and a YouTube detective : the motley legal crew defending former president Hernandez?

Juan Orlando Hernandez is being represented by a curious combination of lawyers, rabbis and a colorful private detective. ( Leer en español)
15 min de lectura
Pub. 1 Jun 2022 – 07:00 AM EDT
Act. 1 Jun 2022 – 05:04 PM EDT

Biden makes changes to Cuba and Venezuela policy: what impact could it have on the Florida vote?

Biden's latest announcement on Cuba and Venezuela criticized as too weak and ambiguous, while also seen as signalling that the White House is giving up on Florida electorally. ( Leer es español)
8 min de lectura
Pub. 30 May 2022 – 12:30 PM EDT
Act. 30 May 2022 – 12:30 PM EDT

Political control, money and firepower: Latin American 'maras' evolve beyond gangs, a new report warns

MS-13 is now "among the largest non-state armed groups in the Western Hemisphere," according to a new report.
5 min de lectura
Pub. 26 May 2022 – 01:39 PM EDT
Act. 26 May 2022 – 01:40 PM EDT

As Guatemala’s government chooses corruption, U.S. should respond more forcefully

Por: Mirte Postema
Between 2019 and May 2022, at least 22 prosecutors, judges, and human rights defenders have been forced into exile—many of them in the United States. Guatemalan authorities have also detained at least seven anti-corruption prosecutors.
4 min de lectura
Pub. 23 May 2022 – 04:20 PM EDT
Act. 9 Ago 2022 – 11:11 AM EDT

Who is the "monster" Attorney General who has prosecutors in fear for their lives in Guatemala?

The US has barred Guatemala's Attorney General Consuelo Porras from entering the country, accusing her of being involved in corruption.
7 min de lectura
Pub. 9 May 2022 – 10:39 AM EDT
Act. 11 May 2022 – 10:23 AM EDT

Former president Hernandez’s ‘Dream Team’ mounts a bold and sometimes bizarre legal defense

Juan Orlando Hernández's defense team plans to call high-profile witnesses to prove he was an ally in the war on drugs. He is due to make his first appearance in a New York federal court on Tuesday facing drug trafficking and firearms charges. ( Leer en español)
8 min de lectura
Pub. 4 May 2022 – 07:02 PM EDT
Act. 4 May 2022 – 07:02 PM EDT

Personnel is key to foreign policy

Por:Michael McCarthy, Adjunct Professor, George Washington University.
As the nations of Latin America gather for the Summit of the Americas next month in Los Angeles, the U.S. is handicapped by an unusually high number of vacancies to senior-level diplomatic posts in the hemisphere.
6 min de lectura
Pub. 21 Abr 2022 – 05:50 PM EDT
Act. 5 May 2022 – 10:17 AM EDT

Former president of Honduras and U.S. ally, Juan Orlando Hernández, extradited

The 53-year-old former head of state, whose term as president from 2014 to 2022 was plagued by corruption allegations, could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted of allegedly aiding a conspiracy to smuggle 500 tons of cocaine to the United States.
7 min de lectura
Pub. 4 Abr 2022 – 12:15 PM EDT
Act. 16 Abr 2022 – 07:32 PM EDT

A recall that isn't a recall, at all

Normally, when there's a vote to remove a president from office, it's the opposition that organizes it. But in Mexico, everything is backwards. President Lopez López has called one on himself. What's up with that?
4 min de lectura
Pub. 28 Mar 2022 – 03:43 PM EDT
Act. 29 Mar 2022 – 12:13 PM EDT

Former Honduran president Hernandez loses appeal against extradition

Honduran officials say the DEA is eager to send a plane to Honduras for Hernandez to be flown to New York to face trial.
3 min de lectura
Pub. 16 Mar 2022 – 10:33 PM EDT
Act. 17 Mar 2022 – 11:53 AM EDT

Honduran Supreme Court approves extradition of ex-President Hernandez on New York drug trafficking charges

The United States Justice Department requested the extradition of Juan Orlando Hernández in February on charges of drug trafficking and illegal use of weapons. ( Leer en español)
4 min de lectura
Pub. 15 Mar 2022 – 07:24 PM EDT
Act. 15 Mar 2022 – 07:39 PM EDT

Extradition of Honduras' former president Hernández could be decided Wednesday

The prospects looks bleak for Hernández with legal precedent indicating his U.S. extradition request is likely to be approved, experts say.
5 min de lectura
Pub. 9 Mar 2022 – 07:07 PM EST
Act. 10 Mar 2022 – 11:03 AM EST

Former Honduran police chief, Gen Juan Carlos Bonilla, arrested on drug trafficking charges

General Juan Carlos Bonilla could be a key witness in the case against former president Juan Orlando Hernández, who is facing extradition to the U.S. on drug trafficking charges.
2 min de lectura
Pub. 6 Mar 2022 – 05:38 PM EST
Act. 7 Mar 2022 – 08:35 AM EST

Secret talks in Venezuela: US officials visit Maduro in effort to further isolate Putin

US officials are exploring a possible partial lifting of oil sanctions imposed on Caracas as part of their strategy to isolate Russia, as well as the possible release of Citgo executives jailed in Venezuela, sources tell Univision.
5 min de lectura
Pub. 3 Mar 2022 – 12:13 PM EST
Act. 3 Mar 2022 – 01:18 PM EST

Latin America split over response to Putin's invasion of Ukraine

In the past, Cuba built a special relationship with Ukraine after opening its doors to help treat the 'Children of Chernobyl' exposed to radiation from the nuclear accident in northrn Ukraine. Today, Cuba sides with Russia. ( Leer en español)
5 min de lectura