Thursday, 16 July 2020

Coronavirus: US facing ‘big problem’ as COVID-19 cases surge

(Q REPORTS) The United States appeared on track to set a new daily record...

The Mexican men who want to end violence against women

(Q REPORTS) Since stay-at-home and social distancing measures were announced in Mexico to slow...

Los Angeles, El Salvador are mirror images of poverty

(QREPORTS) As the signposts we call civilization decrease in frequency, cars accelerate. Speeds rise...

All Bark, No Bite: How US Bungled Case of ‘Major’ Money Launderer

Insightcrime.org - US authorities alleged in 2016 that Nidal Waked and other members of...

One Cuban Family’s Long And Risky Journey To A New Life In The U.S.

Currently, there are almost 2,000 migrants in Panama shelters from Cuba, Haiti, Bangladesh, Nepal,...

Six Ways Coronavirus is Impacting Organized Crime in the Americas

(Insightcrime) Criminal groups across Latin America have been forced to dig deep by the...

Central American migrants: The tragedy in the midst of the pandemic

Those who stayed face a precarious reality, with job losses, overcrowding, without access to...

How coronavirus has halted Central American migration to the US

When Angelica turned 30, she realized there was no future for her in Honduras....

The President Is Trapped

The Atlantic - For his entire adult life, and for his entire presidency, Donald...

Panama sees more than seven-fold increase in number of migrant children crossing through Darien Gap

UNICEF — The number of migrant children crossing the Darien Gap, a jungled portion...

Opinion: Is it fair to compare Trump with Chavez?

A series of announcements aimed at Latino voters launched by a Democratic group has...

How the American dream died on the US-Mexico border

Milson, from Honduras, sits with his 14-year-old daughter, Loany, on the reedy riverbank beside...

This is how ancient Rome’s republic died – a classicist sees troubling parallels at Trump’s impeachment trial

The U.S. Senate has made its judgment in the impeachment trial of President Donald...

Cartel sieges leave Mexicans wondering if criminals run the country

Recent deadly attacks by criminal organizations have instilled fear across Mexico. In mid-October, shootouts between...

How rich people like Gordon Sondland buy their way to being US ambassadors – 4 questions answered

In every other developed democratic country, the role of ambassador, with only very rare...

4 Reasons Why Socialism Is Becoming More Popular

The newfound openness of large numbers of Americans to socialism is, by now, a...

How America Ends

Democracy depends on the consent of the losers. For most of the 20th century,...

Mormons in Mexico: A brief history of polygamy, cartel violence and faith

Nine members of a prominent Mormon family in northern Mexico, all women and children,...

Migrant Children Trapped in Mexico Are Leaving Their Families and Crossing the Border Alone

Children of migrants, trapped in Mexico by the U.S. government’s so-called Migrant Protection Protocols,...

Canada election: Justin Trudeau’s Liberals win election

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals came up top with a narrow lead in...

How Italians Became ‘White’

Congress envisioned a white, Protestant and culturally homogeneous America when it declared in 1790...

No, Slavery Did Not Make America Rich

In 1847, Karl Marx wrote that "Without slavery you have no cotton; without cotton...

Why South America did not develop as much as North America

There are four main reasons why South America did not develop as much as...

Would ousting Trump rebuild the country’s faith in government? Lessons from Latin America

The House of Representatives has opened an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. But...

U.S. New Asylum Ban Will Have an ‘Enormous’ Human Impact

On Wednesday, the (U.S.) Supreme Court ruled that the Trump Administration may implement a...

Savannah Strife: Brazil’s Combustible Border with Venezuela

The 2,199-kilometres frontier between Venezuela and Brazil – a sparsely populated stretch of jungle...

Ivanka Trump in Colombia acting as if everything is normal

Ivanka Trump descended upon Bogota, Colombia, this week to talk about women’s empowerment and...

Silicon Valley Is Going to Mexico … for Talent

Maria Fernanda Lopez had a paying job lined up even before she graduated in...

Not ‘invaders’: Some Hispanic families in the Southwest predate the US entirely

Lorenzo Candelaria’s life story centers around four acres of land in the south Atrisco...

Multiple Countries Warn Travelers Against Visiting U.S.

Amnesty International, along with Uruguay and Venezuela, joined a growing list of travel warnings...

Only 3 countries in the world protect the right to bear arms in their constitutions: the US, Mexico, and Guatemala

(Insider) - The right to keep and bear arms is a longstanding, often glorified...

Hernández: El Chapo shows economic clout of Mexican cartels

What would you do with US$12.7 billion? Where would you hide it? That's what...

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