Thursday - Apr 22, 2021

Latin Briefs

  • En 48 días, las operaciones de búsqueda de Ayotzinapa en 210 ubicaciones no han dado resultado

    El gobierno ofrece una recompensa de 1.5 millones de pesos por información   por Mexico News Daily   Ocho operaciones de búsqueda realizadas durante 48 días no produjeron “resultados positivos” en el caso de los 43 estudiantes que desaparecieron en Iguala, Guerrero, en 2014, dijo el jueves el subsecretario de derechos humanos Alejandro Encinas. Hablando

  • 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

  • Extortion creates tortilla shortage in Celaya; owners close doors in protest   

    Extortion creates tortilla shortage in Celaya; owners close doors in protest  

    Dozens of tortilla shop owners shut down their businesses on Saturday and have remained closed   by the El Reportero’s wire services   Organized crime has left several neighborhoods in Celaya, Guanajuato, without tortillas for the last four days. Dozens of tortilla makers in the southwest of the city shut down their businesses on Saturday

  • International partnership supports training of English teachers in Baja California, Mexico

    International partnership supports training of English teachers in Baja California, Mexico

    The goal is to graduate 85,000 students with a high level of ability in English   by the El Reportero’s wire services   Educational institutions in the United States have partnered with the state of Baja California in a project whose goal is to raise the standard of English-language education. The Inter-American Partnership for Education (IAPE)

  • El Chapo’s mother appeals to Trump for US visa

    El Chapo’s mother appeals to Trump for US visa

    Joaquín Guzmán will likely be sentenced next week to life in prison by the El Reportero’s wire services Reports that United States authorities issued a visa last month to the mother of convicted drug trafficker Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán appear to have been incorrect. Yesterday, a lawyer for Guzmán said Consuelo Loera has sent a letter