Sitemap - 2022 - Latin America Daily Briefing

Dissatisfaction defines LatAm democracies

Haiti at UN Security Council

U.S. Title-42 extended

Netherlands apologizes for slave trade

Peruvian protests intensify

Mexican lawmakers pass controversial reform

Peru declares state of emgerency

Peru protests intensify

Bolsonaristas riot in Brasilia

Boluarte calls for early elections

Boluarte faces challenges

Castillo ousted and arrested

Salvadoran forces commit human rights abuses

Argentine court to rule on Kirchner graft case

U.S. sanctions more Haitian pols

Colombian police sexual violence against protesters

El Faro journalists sue NSO

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Venezuela talks resume

Venezuela talks start tomorrow

Brazilian court rejects Bolsonaro's election challenge

Bolsonaro challenges loss

Colombia resumes peace talks with ELN

Loss and Damage at COP27

Latin America Daily Briefing

Judge orders end to Title 42 asylum restrictions

Haiti, UN appeal for cholera support

Lula in Egypt

Mexicans protest INE reform

Maduro and opposition reps in Paris

Brazilian military found no irregularities

Latin America and the Caribbean at COP27

Ortega "sweeps" municipal elections

Lula boosts conservation efforts

Brazil's international comeback

Brazilian protesters call for coup

Bolsonaro agrees to transition

Bolsonaro mum

Lula wins

Mexico's gov't botched Ayotzinapa investigation

Lula remains ahead, small margin

U.S. military plan for Haiti lacks partner

Chileans want new constitution

Bolsonaro ally fires at police

OAS to send mission to Peru

Lula's lead narrows ahead of runoff

AMLO and Biden talk abt migration

Security Council punts Haiti

U.N. Security Council to discuss Haiti

Peru’s Castillo seeks court injunction amidst a new legal battle

Chile and Costa Rica added to UN Human Rights Council while Venezuela loses reelection bid

Venezuela’s opposition set to participate in 2024 elections

Environmental disasters in Central America and Venezuela

Clash between officers and Mapuche nation leads to Cabinet resignation in Argentina

Massacre kills 20 in Guerrero, Mexico

Potential US-Chevron deal sparks criticism from Venezuelan opposition

Colombia-ELN peace talks in Caracas set for November

Mexico continues use of controversial spyware, despite claims to the contrary

Brazilian presidential election heads to a second round

Mexico is the world’s most dangerous country for environmental activists, says Global Witness report

Head of Uruguayan president’s personal security implicated in falsified documents scheme for Russians

Hurricane Ian devastates Cuba’s already-weak energy grid

IDB president removed after ethics probe

Ecuador reaches deal with China to restructure debt

Brazilian polls show growing lead for Lula, US Republicans stall resolution in support of Brazilian democracy

UN report finds Nicolás Maduro and Venezuelan intelligence agency guilty of crimes against humanity

Latin American leaders speak at UNGA

Hurricane Fiona wreaks havoc on the Caribbean

Escalating protests in Haiti, new governance structure reportedly to be announced

Bukele to seek 2024 reelection, defying El Salvador’s constitution

US quietly fighting to expand Title 42 to Cubans, Nicaraguans, and Venezuelans

AMLO strikes conciliatory tone with US amidst energy dispute

Challenges facing Colombia’s Petro administration

Waning influence of the British monarchy in Anglophone Caribbean

Latin America Daily Briefing 9/9/22

Brazil’s Independence Day passes without violence despite fears

Brazil celebrates 200 years of independence, threat of political violence looms

El Salvador’s Bitcoin anniversary

Chile’s constitutional rewrite rejected

Argentina’s vice president survives a point-blank assassination attempt

A changing Colombia-Venezuela relationship

Mexico’s increasing gang activity is due to AMLO’s failed security strategies, analysts say

LADB 8/30/22

Illegal mining sparks another protest in Peru

Brazilian presidential campaign in full swing

Castillo appoints new cabinet ministers, reaching 67 appointments in 13 months in office

New corruption scandals in El Salvador and Costa Rica

Prosecutor seeks 12 years of prison for Argentine Vice President Cristina Kirchner

Truth commission says Ayotzinapa was a “crime of the state”

Latin America’s civil-military reforms

Pro-Bolsonaro businessmen show support for coup

The Lithium Triangle’s potential for regional economic growth

Recent surge in violence in Mexico

Paraguay VP blacklisted by US, set to resign

Thousands rally in defense of democracy in São Paulo

The role of Indigenous communities in the fight against climate change

New ICG report explores struggles of Venezuelans in Colombia

US ends controversial “Remain in Mexico” policy

Gustavo Petro inaugurated as new Colombian president

Gustavo Petro to be inaugurated on Sunday

IUU Fishing and Wildlife Trafficking in Latin America

US requests possession of controversial Venezuelan plane from Argentina

Monkeypox in Latin America

Guatemalan journalist arrested amid censorship concerns

Mexico-US trade dispute over energy policy

Another shake-up in Argentina’s Economy Ministry

Gap between rejection and approval narrows for Chile’s upcoming constitutional referendum

19 Colombian soldiers charged for “false positive” murders

Latin America Daily Briefing 7/25/22

Regional Presidents Meet for 60th Mercosur Summit

El Salvador State of Emergency Continues; Engel List Updated

Food Insecurity in Latin America and the Caribbean

Bolsonaro Meets with Ambassadors and Attempts to Cast Further Doubt on Upcoming Brazilian Elections

AMIA Bombing Anniversary

Fears of political violence in Brazil

Cité Soleil under siege

AMLO and Biden discuss migration, energy

AMLO to meet with Biden

A year after Cuba's protests, crackdowns and migration

Venezuelan Indigenous leader murdered

Haiti a year after Moïse's murder

Ortega takes over opposition municipalities

Chile's convention presented final draft

Argentine economy minister resigns

Biden can reverse MPP

Bukele to escalate crackdown

Colombian truth commission calls for security reform

50 people died attempting to enter U.S.

Ecuador lifts emergency

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Pink tide and anti-incumbents

Protests raise tensions in Ecuador

Castillo sentenced for Cáceres' killing

Petro wins Colombia

Colombian police alert for electoral violence

Colombia's change-oriented runoff

U.S. firm could buy Pegasus

Phillips and Pereira search continues

Mexico breaks up migrant caravan

Los Angeles Declaration on Migration and Protection

Bolsonaro and Biden to meet today

Brazil searches for missing journalist, indigenous expert

Summit diplomacy overshadows policy debates

Summit of the Americas starts

Seven years of "Ni Una Menos"

Summit guest-list kerfuffle con't

Summit to focus on trade, migration

Colombians want change -- but what kind?

Anti-establishment wins Colombian election

Colombians to vote Sunday, landmark election

Bolsonaro to meet with Biden (May 26, 2022)

21 killed in Rio police raid

Petro leads Colombia's polarized race

U.S. navigates choppy diplomatic waters (May 20, 2022)

Brazil Supreme Court rejects Bolsonaro complaint (May 19, 2022)

U.S. encourages Venezuela talks (May 18, 2022)

U.S. to partially lift Cuba sanctions (May 17, 2022)

El Salvador's crackdown strains prisons, gov't popularity

Hunger in LatAm (May 13, 2022)

U.S. Summit gatekeeping offends region (May 12, 2022)

Mexico threatens to skip Summit (May 11, 2022)

44 killed in Ecuador prison riot (May 10, 2022)

Gulf Clan carried out 4 day paro armado (May 9, 2022)

Nicaragua to shut down a further 50 NGOs (May 6, 2022)

The failures of the Kingpin Strategy in Mexico (May 5, 2022)

Reporters Without Borders releases World Press Freedom Index (May 4, 2022)

Iranian oil minister meets with Venezuela’s Maduro (May 3, 2022)

US beef consumption harms Brazilian Amazon (May 2, 2022)

Peru’s Indigenous communities evicted from Las Bambas mine (April 29, 2022)

Colombian general confesses in false positives case (April 28, 2022)

El Salvador's ongoing emergency (April 27, 2022)

Cuba accuses U.S. of excluding from Summit (April 26, 2022)

The ICC's Venezuela investigation (April 25, 2022)

JOH's linked to notorious drug traffickers (April 22, 2022)

JOH to be extradited today (April 21, 2022)

ES groups file suit against penal code reform (April 20, 2022)

Fernández calls for diplomatic relations with Venezuela (April 19, 2022)

AMLO's energy reform fails (April 18, 2022)

Witnesses question Colombian military narrative (April 15, 2022)

Gold mining surged in Brazilian Indigenous reservation (April 14, 2022)

El Salvador police pressure to meet arrest quotas (April 13, 2022)

Brazil invites EU to observe elections (April 12, 2022)

AMLO backed by voters, low turnout (April 11, 2022)

Mexicans hold mid-term recall vote (April 8, 2022)

Latin America Daily Briefing (April 7, 2022)

New El Salvador law raises censorship fears (April 6, 2022)

Castillo imposes curfew in Lima (April 5, 2022)

Chaves wins Costa Rican presidency (April 4, 2022)

Bolsonaro cabinet members resign to run for office (April 1, 2022)

Differing views on LatAm and Russia (March 31, 2022)

Haitians protest insecurity (March 30, 2022)

Mass arrests in El Salvador (March 29, 2022)

El Salvador declares state of emergency (March 28, 2022)

Deportations to Haiti are life-threatening -- HRW (March 25, 2022)

Nicaragua's OAS ambassador denounces Ortega (March 24, 2022)

Royal visit fans protests in Caribbean (March 23, 2022)

Guatemalan judge resigns, flees country (March 22, 2022)

Uruguayans to vote on penal code (March 21, 2022)

Argentina's senate ratifies IMF deal (March 18, 2022)

Judge rules in favor of JOH's extradition (March 17, 2022)

Amazon nears tipping point (March 16, 2022)

Russia conflict fallout (March 15, 2022)

Petro sweeps Colombian primaries (March 14, 2022)

Entre Libertad y Esperanza -- Boric in Chile (March 11, 2022)

Guatemala increases abortion sentencing (March 10, 2022)

Maduro released to U.S. detainees (March 9, 2022)

Covid-19 impact gender equality at work remains (March 8, 2022)

U.S. officials meet with Maduro (March 7, 2022)

Climate change in South America (March 4, 2022)

Cuba and Nicaragua abstain from UNGA vote (March 3, 2022)

Latin America responds to Russia at UNGA (March 2, 2022)

Latin America Daily Briefing (March. 1, 2022)

Bolsonaro contradicts Brazil's diplomats on Ukraine (Feb. 28, 2022)

LatAm reacts to Ukraine attacks (Feb. 25, 2022)

Haitian police kill journalist at protest (Feb. 24, 2022)

AMLO lashes out at journalists (Feb. 23, 2022)

Colombia decriminalizes abortion (Feb. 22, 2022)

Remain in Mexico before U.S. Supreme Court (Feb. 21, 2022)

Latin America and the new Cold War (Feb. 18, 2022)

Guatemala detains more anti-corruption prosecutors (Feb. 17, 2022)

JOH detained in shackles (Feb. 16, 2022)

U.S. requests JOH extradition (Feb. 15, 2022)

Haitian PM meets opposition coalition (Feb. 14, 2022)

LatAm democracy in decline (Feb. 11, 2022)

Guapinol activists found guilty in Honduras (Feb. 10, 2022)

U.S. lawmakers say Russia and China harm region (Feb. 9, 2022)

JOH on Engel List (Feb. 8, 2022)

Figueres leads Costa Rica's election (Feb. 7, 2022)

Nicaragua's gov't cancels universities, sentences opponents (Feb. 4, 2022)

Peruvian PM accused of domestic abuse (Feb. 3, 2022)

Nicaragua starts trials against political detainees (Feb. 2, 2022)

Mexican journalist killed, fourth this year (Feb. 1, 2022)

Haitian groups choose transitional leader (Jan. 31, 2022)

Harris in Honduras (Jan. 28, 2022)

Castro takes office in Honduras (Jan. 27, 2022)

IMF pushes ES to back off Bitcoin (Jan. 26, 2022)

Rio's "Integrated City" plan (Jan. 25, 2022)

Honduran Congress in crisis (Jan 24, 2022)

Boric's feminist cabinet (Jan. 21, 2022)

Oil spill threatens Peru marine life (Jan. 20, 2022)

Betancourt announces candidacy (Jan. 19, 2022)

Latin America Daily Briefing (Jan. 18, 2022)

Cuba's courts sentence protesters (Jan. 17, 2022)

U.S. policies and aid in LAC (Jan. 14, 2022)

El Faro extensively hacked (Jan. 13, 2022)

Bukele disparages peace accords (Jan. 12, 2022)

Ortega starts fifth mandate (Jan. 11, 2022)

Venezuelan opposition wins Barinas (Jan. 10, 2022)

CJNG violence in Mexico (Jan. 7, 2022)

Brazil's election polarized (Jan. 6, 2022)

Guaidó's mandate extended (Jan. 5, 2022)

Haitian PM dodged attack (Jan. 4, 2022)

Boric is part of new leftist wave (Jan. 3, 2021)