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16 Abr 2021 – 10:21 pm ET

Raul Castro retires but Cuba's Communist Party stresses "continuity"

The Cuban Communist Party is holding its national Congress, only the party's eighth in six decades of ruling the island, but it is downplaying the historic moment - the end of the Castro era - adopting "we are continuity" as the meeting's slogan.
16 Abr 2021 – 07:28 pm ET

Adiós Venezuela

Over 5 million Venezuelans have left their country since 2015, a mass exodus representing one of the largest refugee crises in the world. Now that they have been granted temporary protected status, or TPS, the future in the U.S. is looking brighter for many of the displaced.
3 Abr 2021 – 09:16 pm ET

How strong is the legal evidence of drug trafficking against the president of Honduras?

Following the life sentence given by a New York judge against former Honduran Congressman Tony Hernandez this week, will US prosecutors now turn their attention to President Juan Orlando Hernandez? Legal evidence of his involvement in drug trafficking has been mounting for months, and prosecutors are clearly targeting him.
30 Mar 2021 – 10:25 pm ET

Honduran president's brother sentenced to life in prison for drug trafficking

Tony Hernandez, brother of the president of Honduras, was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday in New York federal court on drug trafficking and related weapons charges. Hernandez "smothered Honduras with corruption in order to achieve astonishing crimes," a prosecutor told the court. ( Leer en español)
22 Mar 2021 – 09:06 pm ET

Honduran president's "partner" found guilty of drug trafficking by New York jury

Prosecutors in the trial of Honduran businessman Geovanny Fuentes accused him of bribing President Juan Orlando Hernández and operating a clandestine cocaine laboratory in the north of the country.
17 Mar 2021 – 08:56 pm ET

New York prosecutors to seek life in prison for Tony Hernandez, brother of Honduran president

Prosecutors accuse Hernandez of conspiring "along with" his brother, President Juan Orlando Hernandez, to traffic 200 tons of cocaine to the United States. ( Leer en español)
3 min de lectura
16 Mar 2021 – 11:25 pm ET

Accountant in New York drug trafficking trial gives explosive testimony of alleged meetings with Honduran president

"I couldn't believe what I was seeing," said the witness in the New York trial of Honduran businessman Geovanny Fuentes. The 45-year-old accountant described meetings between Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández and an alleged drug trafficker. ( Leer en español)
4 min de lectura
16 Mar 2021 – 03:19 pm ET

Honduran president was sent $250,000 bribe from drug traffickers, according to witness in New York trial

Devis Leonel Rivera Maradiaga, a powerful former drug trafficker and leader of 'Los Cachiros,' told the court that he paid bribes totaling $750,000 to Hernandez's sister as well as the future vice president. ( Leer en español)
2 min de lectura
8 Mar 2021 – 10:17 pm ET

Trial begins of Honduran accused of bribing the president of Honduras with drug money

The evidence against Geovanny Fuentes, 51, implicates President Juan Orlando Hernández, further complicating relations with the United States. ( Leer en español)
3 min de lectura
10 Mar 2021 – 12:44 am ET

New York drug trial provides deeper insights into Honduran corruption, implicates president

The trial alleged Honduran drug trafficker, Geovanny Fuentes, begins on Monday and implicates the country's president, Juan Orlando Hernández. Fuentes ran his own cocaine laboratory and controlled crucial territory along the north coast of Honduras, according to court filings, dozens of interviews with confidential sources and classified documents obtained exclusively by Univision. ( Leer en español)
11 min de lectura
25 Feb 2021 – 06:34 pm ET

"Rampant corruption" prompts US bill to sanction Honduran president, Juan Orlando Hernandez

US Senators introduce bill to impose sanctions on president of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, for alleged drug trafficking ties. The bill also seeks restoration of UN anti-corruption mission in Honduras.
5 min de lectura
15 Feb 2021 – 03:41 pm ET

A cry for peace from Bolivia's mountaintops

Exhausted by the Trump trial? In this episode of Real America a group of indigenous women, Las Cholitas Escaladoras, climb a snowy mountain summit in Bolivia to raise awareness about violence against women.
1 min de lectura
6 Feb 2021 – 09:02 pm ET

Could elections in Ecuador be first sign of a resurgence of populism in Latin America?

On Sunday, Ecuador will hold its general elections for President and National Assembly. Analysts will be watching closely to see if populist candidates are swept back to power in the midst of a deep, covid-fueled, regional economic crisis. ( Leer en español)
9 min de lectura
5 Feb 2021 – 02:01 pm ET

The children left behind: the family trauma of Venezuela's forced migration due to the crisis

Since 2015, many parents have decided to leave Venezuela without their children. By 2020, an estimated 800,000 children were left with their mothers or grandparents. The exodus is likely to continue while the economic crisis escalates.
5 min de lectura
31 Mar 2021 – 11:57 pm ET

Can Biden slow Central American Migration?

Can Biden slow Central American Migration?
22 Ene 2021 – 10:22 pm ET

President Biden prepares to undo Trump's Latin America policy. How far will he go?

Instead of funding a border wall, Biden will once again take a more diplomatic approach to Latin America, with an accent on corruption and climate change.
7 min de lectura
15 Ene 2021 – 08:57 pm ET

Latin America could offer a roadmap for the U.S. transition from Trump to Biden

Latin America’s on-again off-again relationship with democracy could offer some helpful insights to the United States, which is about to begin its own precarious trek back up the weedy embankment towards the path to democracy.
3 min de lectura
9 Ene 2021 – 11:09 pm ET

Honduran president planned to shove drugs "right up the noses of the 'gringos',” according to witness in New York drug case

President Juan Orlando Hernandez allegedly sought access to a cocaine lab run by Geovanny Fuentes, an accused drug trafficker who is due to go on trial in New York in March.
5 min de lectura
21 Dic 2020 – 10:32 pm ET

Mexicans flock to shopping malls ahead of 23-day lockdown

In Mexico, residents in the capital city are scrambling to do their holiday shopping before lockdowns grow more severe. But doctors are alarmed at the crowded conditions found in many spots across Mexico City. Here’s the report.
14 Dic 2020 – 09:42 pm ET

Mariachis worried as stay-at-home orders jeopardize their business

Mariachi culture in Mexico is undergoing an acute crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic. And as musicians grow more desperate, some are offering virtual serenades in exchange for donations. Here’s the report.