- Samantha Schmidt, Diana Duran, “How the U.S. Terrorist List Is Getting in the Way of Peace in Colombia” (The Washington Post, October 25, 2021).
Keeping the FARC on the State Department list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations five years after the peace accords were signed is hindering the reintegration of former combatants and slowing progress on several projects
- Tom Phillips, Joe Parkin Daniels, “Colombia’s President Hails Capture of Cartel Boss Dairo Antonio Usuga” (The Guardian, October 25, 2021).
Usuga, one of South America’s most wanted men, arrested at rainforest hideout after massive manhunt
- “El Estor: El Gobierno Agrede al Pueblo Q’eqchi’ para Proteger a la Minera Rusa” (Prensa Comunitaria KM169, October 25, 2021).
El Estado de Guatemala, a través de su policía y ejército, está actuando como un brazo armado particular al servicio de la minera de capital ruso Solway, propietaria de la planta de extracción en El Estor, Izabal
- Juan Manuel Blanco, “Under Surveillance, Migrant Caravan Moves Through Southern Mexico” (EFE, La Prensa Latina, October 25, 2021).
A new caravan made up of some 6,000 migrants, mostly from Central American countries and Haiti, resumed its slow march through the southern Mexico state of Chiapas on Sunday under the strict surveillance of immigration officers and the National Guard
- Rosa Flores, “Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Anti-Migrant Plan: Many Arrested, Many Detained, Few Prosecuted” (CNN, October 25, 2021).
The man was held in jail for 52 days before he was charged with the misdemeanor offense of criminal trespass, his attorney says. For 43 of those days — more than six weeks — he had no access to a lawyer, he told CNN