Tuesday - Mar 02, 2021

Latin Briefs

  • Clinic and doctors declare themselves conscientious objectors and will not perform abortions in Argentina

    Clinic and doctors declare themselves conscientious objectors and will not perform abortions in Argentina

    by ACI Prensa Editorial   The Río Cuarto Medical Institute, located in the Argentine province of Córdoba, announced this Friday that, along with all its gynecologists and obstetricians, they declare themselves as conscientious objectors to the new law 27610 that would force them to provide abortions. “The Río Cuarto Medical Institute as well as all

  • Biden adviser vows to revoke Mexico City pro-life policy

    Biden adviser vows to revoke Mexico City pro-life policy

    por Editorial ACI Press   The government of the new president of the United States, Joe Biden, will reject the Mexico City policy in the “following days,” promised the White House adviser, Dr. Anthony Fauci to a group of officials of the World Organization of the Health (WHO) on Thursday, January 21. “It will be

  • Cristiana Chamorro is touting to challenge Daniel Ortega

    Cristiana Chamorro is touting to challenge Daniel Ortega

    by the El Reportero‘s wire services   Like her mother, Cristiana Chamorro, the daughter of former president Violeta Barrios and assassinated journalist Pedro Joaquín Chamorro Cardenal, could be a good challenge to President Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua. In an interview suggesting her candidacy, Chamorro stated: “Nicaragua is interesting. Ortega fought to overthrow Somoza and then

  • Mexico today grants permission to use the Pfizer anticovid vaccine

    Mexico today grants permission to use the Pfizer anticovid vaccine

    by the El Reportero‘s wire services   MEXICO – The Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris) will grant Pfizer today the registration of emergency use of its vaccine against Covid-19, making Mexico the sixth country to approve that formula. The first to approve it were the United Kingdom, Bahrain, Canada and Saudi

  • Chihuahua urges closing border to nonessential traffic to curb Covid cases

    Chihuahua urges closing border to nonessential traffic to curb Covid cases

    It’s supposed to be closed but US citizens have no problem entering Mexico by the El Reportero‘s wire services   In the wake of a sharp increase in Covid-19 cases that is now overwhelming the state’s hospitals, the Chihuahua Congress has asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to enforce an agreement that is supposed to

  • Mexico bans global brands’ dairy products for breaching standards

    Mexico bans global brands’ dairy products for breaching standards

    by the El Reportero‘s wire services   Mexico, Oct 14 – It is inadvisable to consume yogurt and cheeses in Mexico, as they are anything but dairy and, consequently, Mexico’s Economy Ministry and Federal Consumer Prosecutor’s Office (PROFECO) on Wednesday ordered to ban their sale. This was announced by Economy Minister Graciela Marquez and Ricardo

  • Costa Rica’s border shutdown brings about large losses to Panama

    Costa Rica’s border shutdown brings about large losses to Panama

    by the El Reportero‘s wire services   Panama, Oct 7 – Losses due to Costa Rica’s border shutdown caused by popular riots in its neighboring nation amounted to over 30 million dollars, according to Transporters Union. In statements to the press, Rodolfo De La Guardia, president of the Council of Logistics Company, assured the shutdowns

  • SF celebrates court decision blocking USCIS fee increases, urges immigrants to naturalize now

    SF celebrates court decision blocking USCIS fee increases, urges immigrants to naturalize now

    by the El Reportero‘s wire services   SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco leaders celebrated a federal court decision that blocks U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) from increasing fees for citizenship and other immigration benefits. On Tuesday, a federal judge in the Northern District of California issued a preliminary injunction blocking the fee increases days

  • A bipartisan resolution was introduced recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month  

    A bipartisan resolution was introduced recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month  

    by the El Reportero‘s wire services   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, a commemorative resolution was introduced in the U.S. House and Senate recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month. The resolution is supported by members of Congress. “Too long have the contributions of Latinos been overlooked and underappreciated,” said Congressman Tony Cárdenas. Each year, the President designates September