Thursday - Jul 09, 2020

Latin Briefs

  • Honduras will host Tuxtla Summit for the first time

    Honduras will host Tuxtla Summit for the first time

    by the El Reportero’s wire service Honduras will host for the first time the Summit of Heads of State of the Tuxtla Dialogue and Concertation Mechanism, which will be attended by governors from the seven Central American countries, the Dominican Republic, Colombia and Mexico. The event, to be held April 3-5 in San Pedro Sula,

  • Extended protection for people from Honduras, Nepal lauded

    Extended protection for people from Honduras, Nepal lauded

    by the El Reportero’s wire services SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Many in the immigrant rights community are rejoicing after federal authorities agreed this week to let people with Temporary Protected status from Honduras and Nepal continue to live and work here legally until litigation is resolved. The Trump administration already had granted a similar nine-month extension

  • Lopez Obrador calls for peaceful solution in Venezuela

    Lopez Obrador calls for peaceful solution in Venezuela

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Mexican President Andres Manuel López Obrador on Tuesday called on all parties involved in the conflict in Venezuela to seek a negotiated solution through dialogue and non-violence. In his morning press conference at the National Palace, López Obrador was asked about the US pressures to recognize the artificial president

  • Hundreds of migrants continue march through Mexican territory

    Hundreds of migrants continue march through Mexican territory

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Hundreds of Central American migrants continue their march through the Mexican territory to the United States, with no incidents reported despite the fact that they violated the rules of this country. The 1,000-people contingent entered Mexico on Tuesday. They did not enter Tapachula presumably due to the acts of

  • López Obrador confirms meeting with Donald Trump advisor

    López Obrador confirms meeting with Donald Trump advisor

    by the El Reportero’s wire services President Andres Manuel López Obrador described Wednesday as a meeting in good terms the one held with Jared Kushner, son-in-law of Donald Trump, to finance with 10 billion dollars development plans in Mexico and Central America. We are reaching a commitment of understanding to foster cooperation for investment, employment

  • TPS Holders from Honduras and Nepal Sue Trump Administration

    TPS Holders from Honduras and Nepal Sue Trump Administration

    They want to prevent unlawful deportation of 100,000 people by El Reportero’s wire services Six adults with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and two U.S. citizen children of TPS holders filed a class-action lawsuit today seeking to stop the unlawful termination of TPS for over 100,000 TPS holders from Honduras and Nepal and prevent the separation

  • 17-year-old enters postgraduate program at Harvard University

    17-year-old enters postgraduate program at Harvard University

    Dafne Almazán became the world’s youngest psychologist at 13 by the El Reportero’s wire services A student who became the world’s youngest psychologist at the age of 13 is now off to Harvard University, the first Mexican minor to be admitted to a postgraduate program and also the youngest in 100 years. At the age

  • Migrants’ caravan leaves Mexico City, bound for northern border

    Migrants’ caravan leaves Mexico City, bound for northern border

    Nearly 2,400 left a temporary shelter, looking for rides to Querétaro By the El Reportero’s wire services Thousands of Central Americans left Mexico City Thursday morning to continue their journey towards the United States border as President Donald Trump railed against past and present migrant caravans and continued to argue for his long-promised wall. Authorities

  • US refuses to withdraw diplomats from Venezuela after Maduro breaks ties

    US refuses to withdraw diplomats from Venezuela after Maduro breaks ties

    “We call on the Venezuelan military and security forces to continue protecting the welfare and well-being of all Venezuelan citizens, as well as US and other foreign citizens in Venezuela” by the El Reportero’s wire services US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has refused to pull diplomats from Caracas, arguing the government that severed diplomatic