January 5, 2018
- “Las Diferencias Entre Gobierno y Farc a un Ano de la Implementacion” (Semana (Colombia), January 5, 2018).
La reincorporación social y la arquitectura de la justicia distanciaron a las partes en Cartagena
- “‘Sin Cese Con el Eln Es Dificil Que la Sociedad Crea en los Dialogos’” (El Tiempo (Colombia), January 5, 2018).
Presidente de Indepaz y otros 200 académicos enviaron carta para que se prorrogue cese del fuego
- Amanda Trejos, “Why Getting Rid of Costa Rica’s Army 70 Years Ago Has Been Such a Success” (USA Today, January 5, 2018).
It has used the savings from defense spending to improve education, health care and a durable social safety net
- Alex Harris, “How Paying for a Cuban Sandwich With Venmo Could Get Your Account Frozen” (The Miami Herald, January 5, 2018).
Flagged users have their transaction frozen and get an email from the company asking for “a complete and detailed explanation” of what was paid for
- Maria Sacchetti, Nick Miroff, “200,000 Salvadorans Could Lose U.S. Residency and Face Expulsion” (The Washington Post, January 5, 2018).
A senior DHS official said Thursday that Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has yet to make a determination but that the agency would have an announcement before Monday’s deadline
- Roberto Valencia, “Cuatro Claves Que Ayudan a Dimensionar la Violencia Homicida de 2017 en el Salvador” (El Faro (El Salvador), January 5, 2018).
La capital tenía 363,000 habitantes en 2005 y tiene 229,000 en 2018. Cada año pierde, según la Digestyc, unos 10,000 vecinos
- Laura Meckler, “Trump Administration Seeks $18 Billion Over Decade to Expand Border Wall” (The Wall Street Journal, January 5, 2018).
In total, the administration details about $33 billion in desired new border security spending, including funding for technology, personnel and roads
- Nathan Lambrecht, “Patrolling Rio Grande by Boat Provides Unseen Challenges to Border Patrol” (The Brownsville Herald, January 5, 2018).
Near Brownsville last week, an agent assigned to the Riverine Unit, which patrols the river by boat, suffered a grazing wound to the back of his head after being shot from Mexico
- “Mexican Forces Disarm Police in Capital of Guerrero State” (Associated Press, The Washington Post, January 5, 2018).
Guerrero state security coordinator spokesman Roberto Alvarez says that state and federal forces have secured the Chilpancingo police force and begun reviewing personnel, weapons, vehicles and radios
- Lizbeth Diaz, “Mexico Presidential Favorite Puts Himself at Heart of Security Plan” (Reuters **, January 5, 2018).
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador presented a team of security advisers that drew both on previous governments and the private sector
- Marcelo Rochabrun, “Perua??S Fujimori Is Released From Hospital, After Outcry Over Pardon” (The New York Times, January 5, 2018).
“He faces no limitations, he has regained all of his rights”
- Jim Wyss, “U.S. Hits Four More Venezuelan Officials With Sanctions” (The Miami Herald, January 5, 2018).
The Trump administration on Friday slapped sanctions on four current and former high-ranking military officials in Venezuela