Thursday - May 24, 2018

Latin Briefs

  • FEMA had a plan for responding to hurricane in Puerto Rico

    FEMA had a plan for responding to hurricane in Puerto Rico

    It does not want you to see it by the El Reportero’s wire services The disaster-relief agency, under fire after Hurricane Maria, will not release the plan, even as a comparable document for Hawaii remains public The Federal Emergency Management Agency, citing unspecified “potentially sensitive information,” is declining to release a document drafted several years

  • Mexico must abandon  NAFTA, peasant group assures

    Mexico must abandon NAFTA, peasant group assures

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Mexico must abandon the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (Tlcan), said the National Coordinating Plan of Ayala (CNPA), a peasant group opposed to neoliberalism. Jose Narro, the leader of the group, considered that in the long run Mexico will have benefits for abandoning the treaty, which

  • Ousted Brazilian President: US intervention in  Venezuela could spark “Civil War”

    Ousted Brazilian President: US intervention in Venezuela could spark “Civil War”

    Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff warned Sunday that Washington’s interference in Venezuela is “extremely dangerous” and could provoke an armed conflict by Lucas Koerner Global Research “Our continent has been living in peace for 140 years. Any attempt to interfere in the legitimate constitutional process in Venezuela, including by forcing a presidential election, is extremely

  • Venezuela’s Maduro suggests global oil trade in Russian ruble and Chinese yuan

    Venezuela’s Maduro suggests global oil trade in Russian ruble and Chinese yuan

    Maduro in Russia for the Moscow International Energy Forum by the El Reportero’s wire services The President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro has proposed oil producing countries should discuss creating a currency basket for trading crude and refined products. “Developing a new mechanism of controlling the oil market is necessary,” he said on Wednesday at the Russian

  • Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

    Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

    Coalition of 45 National Latino Organizations Launch Hispanic Heritage Month WASHINGTON — On Thursday, Sept.14, 2017, the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of the nation’s 45 preeminent Latino advocacy organizations, woould rally with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus in front of the White House to commence the Hispanic Heritage Month of Action

  • Aid for storm victims from Mexico en route to Texas

    Aid for storm victims from Mexico en route to Texas

    Shipment may arrive Wednesday although US has not accepted the offer by the El Reportero’s wire services Mexican aid for victims of Hurricane Harvey will arrive in Texas this week although the United States government has not made an official announcement to accept it. Mexican authorities said assistance could reach the Lone Star State as

  • Mexicans protesters block highway demanding justice

    Mexicans protesters block highway demanding justice

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Salazar community people, in Ocoyoacac Mexican district, demand today to know where several neighbors are, because they were abducted by the military and still their location is unknown. The first action adopted by protesters was to block Mexico-Toluca highway, and requested authorities to find their location and ask that

  • 12,000 child porn sites identified in Mexico

    12,000 child porn sites identified in Mexico

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Mexico has been the world’s largest distributor and the second-largest producer of child pornography for at least half a decade, and a new report on the situation suggests nothing has changed. The federal Congress called on state governments to strengthen their efforts against it after a report by the federal

  • Mayors, local officials ask Trump to defend DACA

    Editor’s Note: San Francisco is part of a coalition that signed onto a letter to President Trump, asking him to defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program from a potential court challenge led by Texas. by Rafael Bernal, The Hill WASHINGTON – Over 100 mayors and county officials from 35 states issued a

  • Have Mexico and the CIA united against Venezuela; has Mexico thrown aside its historical doctrine Estrada?

    Have Mexico and the CIA united against Venezuela; has Mexico thrown aside its historical doctrine Estrada?

    by The El Reportero’s wire services and Marvin Ramírez The government of the president Enrique Peña Nieto starkly abandoned its traditional foreign policy doctrine Estrada after announcing its collaboration with the US government in its announced sanctions against Venezuela. Estrada doctrine The Estrada Doctrine is the name of Mexico’s core foreign policy ideal from 1930