Friday - Sep 21, 2018

Latin Briefs

  • U.S. is denying passports to Hispanics, questioning citizenship

    U.S. is denying passports to Hispanics, questioning citizenship

    by the El Reportero’s wire services      The Trump administration is accusing hundreds, and possibly thousands, of Latinos along the border of using fraudulent birth certificates since they were babies, and it is undertaking a widespread crackdown on their citizenship.     In a statement, the State Department said that it ‘has not changed policy or practice regarding

  • Costa Rica continues to condemn xenophobic acts against Nicaraguans

    Costa Rica continues to condemn xenophobic acts against Nicaraguans

    by the El Reportero’s wire services    The Costa Rican Union of Chambers and Associations of the Private Business Sector ( UCCAEP) has condemned today the xenophobic acts, hate speeches and insults of a group of people from Costa Rica against Nicaraguan migrants.     The business sector will never be in favor of acts of xenophobia and hatred

  • Victory to protect immigrant children abused or neglected in home country

    Victory to protect immigrant children abused or neglected in home country

    By the El Reportero’s wire services    SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Thursday helped secure a victory in the California Supreme Court in Bianka M. v. Superior Court.  The lawsuit involved the procedures that children who have been abandoned, abused, or neglected by a parent must go through to become eligible to apply for “Special Immigrant Juvenile” visas.   This visa

  • Electoral tribunal formalizes López Obrador as next Mexican president

    Electoral tribunal formalizes López Obrador as next Mexican president

    por los servicios de cable de El Reportero Aunque el mundo electoral lo reconoce como tal, Andrés Manuel López Obrador lo formalizó como el ganador de las elecciones del 1 de julio y el próximo presidente constitucional de México. Por unanimidad, vindicando el carácter democrático y legítimo del proceso electoral, los magistrados del Tribunal Electoral

  • Fleeing persecution, Nicaraguans flee to Costa Rica, putting pressure on the border

    Fleeing persecution, Nicaraguans flee to Costa Rica, putting pressure on the border

    by the El Reportero’s wire services The border between Nicaragua and Costa Rica is beginning to feel the pressure of the protests against the Daniel Ortega regime, with 100 to 150 Nicaraguans arriving each day through the Peñas Blancas crossing, according to the Costa Rican foreign ministry. William Spindler, spokesman for the U.N. High Commissioner

  • The OAS condemns the killings and calls for advancing elections in Nicaragua

    The OAS condemns the killings and calls for advancing elections in Nicaragua

    by the El Reportero‘s wire services On Wednesday, the permanent council of the OAS held an extraordinary session in which, with 21 votes in favor, three against, seven abstentions and three absentees, the States condemned the Ortega regime and urged it to dismantle the paramilitary and police groups that created to dismantle the barricades and

  • Nicaragua: State repression has reached deplorable levels

    Nicaragua: State repression has reached deplorable levels

    by Amnesty International reports July 9, 2018 – The repressive actions of the Nicaraguan government have reached deplorable levels, Amnesty International said today, after one of the bloodiest weekends since the repression of protests began almost three months ago. “Heavily armed pro-government groups remain at large, accompanied by police forces, committing joint attacks against the

  • Inmigración en los Estados Unidos: ¿qué es ICE y por qué es controvertido?

    Inmigración en los Estados Unidos: ¿qué es ICE y por qué es controvertido?

    Las separaciones familiares en la frontera están impulsando llamadas para abolir la agencia vista como villano por los servicios de cable de El Reportero A medida que la indignación por las separaciones familiares en la frontera sur de EE.UU. continúa hirviendo, los manifestantes e incluso una serie de políticos demócratas reclaman cada vez más la

  • Immigrant children were drugged at US center, lawsuit says

    Immigrant children were drugged at US center, lawsuit says

    by the El Reportero’s wire services WASHINGTON – Undocumented children detained near the US city of Houston were forced by the authorities to take a variety of psychotropic drugs, according to a lawsuit filed in April, which local media reported today. According to the legal action filed by the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional

  • The INE guarantees the sending and receiving of the Electoral Package Postal for the vote of Mexicans abroad

    The INE guarantees the sending and receiving of the Electoral Package Postal for the vote of Mexicans abroad

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Until Sunday May 27, the National Electoral Institute (INE) has registered the sending of 140 thousand Postal Electoral Packages (PEP), of a total of 181 thousand 256, to Mexicans living abroad so that they can vote this 1st July by president, senators and, if applicable, by governors. At the