Latin Briefs

  • Mexico expresses concern about situation in Ecuador   

    Mexico expresses concern about situation in Ecuador  

    by the El Reportero’s wire services   The government of Mexico expressed today in a statement its concern about the serious events that occur in Ecuador and called for respecting the rule of law and human rights. ‘Mexico strongly condemns all forms of violence, reiterates its commitment to the right to free demonstration and rejects

  • Mexico expresses concern about situation in Ecuador

    Mexico expresses concern about situation in Ecuador

    by the El Reportero’s wire services   The government of Mexico expressed today in a statement its concern about the serious events that occur in Ecuador and called for respecting the rule of law and human rights. ‘Mexico strongly condemns all forms of violence, reiterates its commitment to the right to free demonstration and rejects

  • For the Minister we are all suspicious

    For the Minister we are all suspicious

    The police may request the DNI (National ID) on the trains by decision of Patricia Bullrich   by the El Reportero’s wire services   The Ministry of Security launched a program that she baptized “Train Offenders.” It dismisses the presumption of innocence and authorizes the security forces to demand the identity document from any person

  • Former first lady of El Salvador on trial for money laundering

    Former first lady of El Salvador on trial for money laundering

    by the El Reportero’s wire services   The possibility of a speedy trial for former Salvadoran First Lady Ana Ligia Mixco came closer this Thursday with a committment to return $17 million dollars embezzled during the presidency of Antonio Saca. Mixco’s attorney Miguel Flores Durel confirmed again the possibility of reaching a speedy trial with

  • Mexico appoints consuls in the U.S. to protect fellow citizens

    Mexico appoints consuls in the U.S. to protect fellow citizens

    by the El Reportero’s wire services   The Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard Casaubon appointed seven career consuls in the United States as part of a plan of the government of Mexico to protect the Mexican community abroad, was confirmed this Saturday. In a press release, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs explains that all the appointed

  • Former El Salvador president to confess new crime

    Former El Salvador president to confess new crime

    by the El Reportero’s wire services   Former Salvadorean President Antonio Saca, imprisoned for embezzling US$301 million during his term, is confessing on Friday a bribe in exchange for a lesser sentence. Saca, who was president for the right-wing Nationalist Republican Alliance party, agreed to a new abbreviated process with the Attorney General’s Office and

  • El Chapo says assets should go to Mexico’s indigenous peoples

    El Chapo says assets should go to Mexico’s indigenous peoples

    Former cartel boss says money belongs to Mexico, not US: lawyer   by the El Reportero’s wire services   Convicted drug trafficker Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán wants his money to go to Mexico’s indigenous communities, a lawyer for the former Sinaloa Cartel leader said on Wednesday. José Luis González Meza said that his client told

  • Zacatecas Congress says no to same-sex marriage

    Zacatecas Congress says no to same-sex marriage

    It was a close vote with 13 of the 26 lawmakers voting in favor   by the El Reportero’s wire services The state of Zacatecas voted not to legalize same-sex marriage on Wednesday, when 13 of the 26 deputies voted no, 11 voted in favor and two abstained. The Morena party, which has a small