August 13, 2020
Western Hemisphere Regional
- Dan Glaun, “How Ice Data Undercounts Covid-19 Victims” (PBS NewsHour, August 13, 2020).
The agency only tracks deaths that take place within its custody — not those of people who contract the virus while in detention, but then die of the illness once they are released or deported
- Santiago Anria, Kenneth Roberts, “The Difficult – if Not Impossible – Game of Bolivian Politics” (AULA Blog (American University), August 13, 2020).
The political field is sharply divided into two major antagonistic camps – masistas and anti-masistas – and neither can govern effectively while excluding the other
- “Lo Que Hay Detras de la Masacre de Cinco Menores de Edad en Cali” (Semana (Colombia), August 13, 2020).
En el barrio hay microtráfico, guerra de pandillas, fronteras invisibles y violencia. Mucha violencia
- Wendy Fry, “Kumeyaay Band Seeks Federal Injunction to Halt Construction of Border Wall” (The Los Angeles Times, August 13, 2020).
A band of the Kumeyaay Nation whose native land spans both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border filed a federal lawsuit this week against the Trump administration seeking an injunction to stop further construction of the border wall