Hans-Maximo Musielik photo at La Jornada (Mexico). Caption: “La obra fue realizada por reporteros mexicanos, y extranjeros, durante el fin de semana para denunciar el asesinato y desaparición de 140 periodistas desde 1999 hasta la fecha.”

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May 15, 2018

Central America Regional, Mexico

The caravan will take place around the same time as this year, as it has for the past 10 years


Al 31 de marzo, 62.182 familias en 43 municipios se encontraban inscritas en el PNIS y el 51% de ellas había recibido al menos el primer pago

Don’t call Duque a sock puppet just yet. For all the Uribe-inflected campaign rhetoric, he has stopped short of saying he’ll try to revoke the peace plan

Colombia, Venezuela

“The most recent Venezuelans that are coming, they are in the worst situations. Now is really the escape of the desperate”

Cuba, Venezuela

Venezuela’s state-run oil firm PDVSA has bought nearly $440 million worth of foreign crude and shipped it directly to Cuba on friendly credit terms – and often at a loss, according to internal company documents reviewed by Reuters


Over more than five years, Ecuador put at least $5m (£3.7m) into a secret intelligence budget that protected the WikiLeaks founder


So far this fiscal year (which ends Sept. 30) about 5,500 family units have presented themselves at ports in the Tucson Field Office, up 38 percent from about 4,000 families during this time last fiscal year


The troops operating and monitoring high-tech surveillance equipment along the border have been told they are prohibited from using it to look into Mexico

“They went to execute him,” Tabasco Gov. Arturo Nunez Jimenez said at a news conference, dispelling initial speculation that the shooting may have been a botched robbery

Huerta era conductor del noticiero Sin Reservas, además conducía el noticiero de televisión en el canal Notinueve


Ortega has long been able to count on students, organized by Sandinista Front leaders in campus governments, as some of the most reliable backers of his leftist administration. But now many students are turning on him


The more the opposition votes, the more the regime will be forced to either cheat on Election Day or acknowledge publicly its electoral weaknesses, both of which will weaken Mr. Maduro within his own movement

Cruz’s statements reflect the opinion of many in the U.S. government, who back dialogue in good faith that seeks the restoration of democracy in Venezuela

Western Hemisphere Regional

There is no centralized, federal system to identify migrant remains, only a patchwork of state, local and volunteer efforts. So, when a would-be crosser doesn’t survive, his or her family is often left in limbo

Those facilities are at 91 percent capacity, the HHS official said, and the Trump administration’s crackdown plans could push thousands more children into government care

The science leads to the conclusion that the deprivation of caregiving produces a form of extreme suffering in children