• Over 700 Gang Members in Central America Arrested in U.S.-Assisted Actions

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras have brought criminal charges against more than 700 members of cross-border criminal organizations, primarily the MS-13 and 18th Street gangs, in a U.S.-assisted effort, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said on Friday, November 27th. “The U.S. Department of Justice ...

  • Guatemala Suspends Budget That Sparked Violent Protests

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (AFP) Guatemala's legislature on Monday, November 24th, backed away from approving a business-friendly 2021 budget after demonstrators in the Central American nation torched the Congress building and demanded the resignation of President Alejandro Giammattei in weekend protests. A lack of resources for battling the coronavirus ...

  • Brasil defende manter eleição à presidência do BID em setembro

    México, Argentina e Chile pedem um adiamento do pleito em função da pandemia O governo brasileiro informou ser favorável à manutenção da data da eleição do presidente do Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID), que está marcada para os dias 12 e 13 de setembro, em reunião ...