CBP photo at The Tucson Sentinel. Caption: “A group of immigrants who surrendered to U.S. Border Patrol on Sunday.”

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September 28, 2018

Western Hemisphere Regional

The measure requires lawmakers to revisit other contentious measures in just two months, including whether to devote billions of dollars toward the construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border

More than 1,200 people in “similar group sizes” have been apprehended in the past three months “all within the same general area”


Bolsonaro seems to be paving the way, directly or indirectly, for a coup d’état or an authoritarian regime backed by the military. He enjoys ample support among the military’s rank and file

While polls vary, support for Bolsonaro in Porto Alegre and across Brazil’s south remains higher than anywhere else in the country


Three armed forces sources told Reuters that manufacturers from the United States, France and Israel were in the running to provide the system

El fiscal general de la Nación, Néstor Humberto Martínez, aseguró en una misiva que estas evidencias no están en poder del ente investigador sino de las autoridades de EE. UU.

Actually, the ones who might be letting this fall apart are the FARC kingpins, who have not given up all their weapons or assets and are simply returning to criminal activities

Todos estos delitos fueron cometidos cuando era guerrillera de las Farc, y como ninguno es atroz ni de lesa humanidad y ella se acogió al proceso de paz, tiene derecho a su libertad

It draws on the belief that communities themselves have the ability to regulate and moderate delinquent behavior, while reinforcing positive behavior

Colombia, Venezuela

“Un país que ha auspiciado al Eln en su territorio, que lo ha protegido, que ha permitido que desde su territorio se fragüen actos criminales contra el pueblo colombiano, pues está lejos de ser garante”

The World Bank will release a report on the fiscal and social impact of the crisis on Colombia in the coming weeks

Cuba, Venezuela

One event official later read from a list, drafted by organizers, of journalists who could return inside


“This sentence will be studied 20 or 30 years from now as a decisive moment in Guatemalan history”


López Obrador afirmó que el 1 de diciembre, cuando asuma el cargo, emitirá un decreto para crear la Comisión para la Verdad

How prosecutors tied a brazen murder in an upscale Dallas suburb to one of Mexico’s most violent criminal organizations


The amended version of the Nicaragua Human Rights and Anticorruption Act of 2018 (S. 3233) includes restrictions on lending to the Ortega government by international financial institutions, as proposed in the Nicaragua Investment Conditionality Act (NICA Act, H.R. 1918)