Thursday - Sep 20, 2018

Latin Briefs

  • Guatemala urges U.S. to stop raids against immigrants

    Guatemala urges U.S. to stop raids against immigrants

    by the El Reportero’s wire services The government of Guatemala insists before the United States on the need today to prioritize the cooperation in the struggle to reverse the causes of migration and stop deportation and search of people. According to a note from the Foreign Ministry, the authorities of this country asked the Obama

  • Venezuelan  opposition wins  the National  Assembly

    Venezuelan opposition wins the National Assembly

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Venezuela’s opposition party claimed the majority of seats in the National Assembly in elections held Sunday, the first major shift in power in the legislative branch since the late President Hugo Chávez took office in 1999. The Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) took 99 seats to just 46 for the

  • Caravan claims for missing C.A. children in Mexico

    Caravan claims for missing C.A. children in Mexico

    by the El Reportero’s wire services The 11th Caravan of Mothers of Migrants “We need all,” which calls for missing children that cross into Mexico, moves today from the country’s southern region. These are women from Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua, who arrived in here carrying photographs of their children hung on the chest.

  • Failures in Mexican program Frontera Sur

    Failures in Mexican program Frontera Sur

    by the El Reportero’s news services Civil organizations from Mexico criticized governmental program FRONTERA SUR, which increased the arrests and deportations of migrants and violations to human rights. The result of an investigation, gives a vision on security aspects and the access to justice for the migrants. According to the results, between July 2014 and

  • Panama celebrates First Cry of Independence

    Panama celebrates First Cry of Independence

    by the El Reportero’s wire services The festivities for the 194th anniversary of the First Cry of Independence in Panama started today with a 21-gun salute and the traditional exclamation of freedom, marking the events that took place in the central village of Los Santos, this day in 1821. Afterwards, more developments in several other

  • Journalism practice in Mexico is dangerous, says report

    Journalism practice in Mexico is dangerous, says report

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Mexico is the most dangerous country for journalists in America today, says a report of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. The document released by the Mexican daily La Jornada, says that one out of three murders documented since 2010 to

  • Near the end of race of presidency of Guatemala

    Near the end of race of presidency of Guatemala

    by the El Reportero’s wire services GUATEMALA CITY – The marathon for the Presidency of Guatemala enters today in its last but one day with the prospect of the victory of the novel candidate of the National Convergence Front (FCN-Nación, in Spanish), Jimmy Morales, on the balloting made on Oct. 25. Both the comedian as

  • SF Mission Neighborhood Center is recognized by the White House

    SF Mission Neighborhood Center is recognized by the White House

    by the El Reportero’s wire services SAN FRANCISCO – Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. (MNC) has been selected as one of over 100 Commitments to Action from the public, private and non-profit sectors to be honored by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 in Washington, D.C. San Francisco’s

  • Honduras: Drug trafficking and prevention in antidrug agenda

    Honduras: Drug trafficking and prevention in antidrug agenda

    by the El Reportero’s wire services The 25th meeting of Heads of National Drug Law Enforcement Agencies in Latin America and the Caribbean continues today in San Pedro Sula and the main topics are prevention and drug trafficking. “We must translate this issue to a simple language: prevention, so that our people understand that we

  • Pope stressed importance of “Substainable Development” among others

    Pope stressed importance of “Substainable Development” among others

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Francis said during his address at the UN, that economic and social exclusion is a violation of human rights and urged for the total elimination of nuclear weapons, wars and drugs trafficking, because of their high cost in lives and the suffering caused to mankind. When addressing to a