(Even more here)


An optimistic take on whether Brazil’s military will go along with Lula replacing Bolsonaro after this year’s elections.


The protests in northern Chile against mostly Venezuelan migrants are really ugly.

Colombia, Venezuela

Like the title says: there appears to be a “Remain in Colombia” program in the works, except without any U.S. asylum paperwork. Venezuelans with any migratory status in Colombia just get sent back to Colombia.


“Honduras’s defense minister quietly requested asylum from the U.S. government after the country elected a new leader in November, The Intercept has learned.”


An AI-assisted analysis of satellite images finds 3,718 “points of mining activity” devastating the until-recently pristine environment of southern Venezuela.