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Who is the "monster" Attorney General who has prosecutors in fear for their lives in Guatemala?

The US has barred Guatemala's Attorney General Consuelo Porras from entering the country, accusing her of being involved in corruption.
Pub. 9 May 2022 – 10:39 AM EDT
Act. 11 May 2022 – 10:23 AM EDT

Former president Hernandez’s ‘Dream Team’ mounts a bold and sometimes bizarre legal defense

Juan Orlando Hernández's defense team plans to call high-profile witnesses to prove he was an ally in the war on drugs. He is due to make his first appearance in a New York federal court on Tuesday facing drug trafficking and firearms charges. ( Leer en español)
Pub. 4 May 2022 – 07:02 PM EDT
Act. 4 May 2022 – 07:02 PM EDT

Personnel is key to foreign policy

Por::Michael McCarthy, Adjunct Professor, George Washington University.
As the nations of Latin America gather for the Summit of the Americas next month in Los Angeles, the U.S. is handicapped by an unusually high number of vacancies to senior-level diplomatic posts in the hemisphere.
Pub. 21 Abr 2022 – 05:50 PM EDT
Act. 5 May 2022 – 10:17 AM EDT

Former president of Honduras and U.S. ally, Juan Orlando Hernández, extradited

The 53-year-old former head of state, whose term as president from 2014 to 2022 was plagued by corruption allegations, could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted of allegedly aiding a conspiracy to smuggle 500 tons of cocaine to the United States.
Pub. 4 Abr 2022 – 12:15 PM EDT
Act. 16 Abr 2022 – 07:32 PM EDT

A recall that isn't a recall, at all

Normally, when there's a vote to remove a president from office, it's the opposition that organizes it. But in Mexico, everything is backwards. President Lopez López has called one on himself. What's up with that?
Pub. 28 Mar 2022 – 03:43 PM EDT
Act. 29 Mar 2022 – 12:13 PM EDT

Former Honduran president Hernandez loses appeal against extradition

Honduran officials say the DEA is eager to send a plane to Honduras for Hernandez to be flown to New York to face trial.
3 min de lectura
Pub. 16 Mar 2022 – 10:33 PM EDT
Act. 17 Mar 2022 – 11:53 AM EDT

Honduran Supreme Court approves extradition of ex-President Hernandez on New York drug trafficking charges

The United States Justice Department requested the extradition of Juan Orlando Hernández in February on charges of drug trafficking and illegal use of weapons. ( Leer en español)
4 min de lectura
Pub. 15 Mar 2022 – 07:24 PM EDT
Act. 15 Mar 2022 – 07:39 PM EDT

Extradition of Honduras' former president Hernández could be decided Wednesday

The prospects looks bleak for Hernández with legal precedent indicating his U.S. extradition request is likely to be approved, experts say.
5 min de lectura
Pub. 9 Mar 2022 – 07:07 PM EST
Act. 10 Mar 2022 – 11:03 AM EST

Former Honduran police chief, Gen Juan Carlos Bonilla, arrested on drug trafficking charges

General Juan Carlos Bonilla could be a key witness in the case against former president Juan Orlando Hernández, who is facing extradition to the U.S. on drug trafficking charges.
2 min de lectura
Pub. 6 Mar 2022 – 05:38 PM EST
Act. 7 Mar 2022 – 08:35 AM EST

Secret talks in Venezuela: US officials visit Maduro in effort to further isolate Putin

US officials are exploring a possible partial lifting of oil sanctions imposed on Caracas as part of their strategy to isolate Russia, as well as the possible release of Citgo executives jailed in Venezuela, sources tell Univision.
5 min de lectura
Pub. 3 Mar 2022 – 12:13 PM EST
Act. 3 Mar 2022 – 01:18 PM EST

Latin America split over response to Putin's invasion of Ukraine

In the past, Cuba built a special relationship with Ukraine after opening its doors to help treat the 'Children of Chernobyl' exposed to radiation from the nuclear accident in northrn Ukraine. Today, Cuba sides with Russia. ( Leer en español)
5 min de lectura
Pub. 19 Feb 2022 – 06:03 PM EST
Act. 20 Feb 2022 – 08:37 AM EST

The migration lottery: Haitian migrants abandon 'American dream' and head to Canada

Thousands of Haitians flocked to the United States last year after the election of Joe Biden in the hope of benefiting from a more generous welcome from the White House than what awaited them under Donald Trump. But those hopes quickly evaporated. ( Leer en español)
7 min de lectura
Pub. 16 Feb 2022 – 03:34 PM EST
Act. 16 Feb 2022 – 04:13 PM EST

Extradition of Juan Orlando Hernández: US-Honduras treaty put to test after his arrest

A Honduran Supreme Court judge on Wednesday began hearing the extradition case against former president Juan Orlando Hernández. The decision could take several weeks or months. And questions have been raised about the judge's ties to the Hernández family. ( Leer en español)
7 min de lectura
Pub. 7 Feb 2022 – 05:17 PM EST
Act. 7 Feb 2022 – 05:38 PM EST

US revokes visa for Juan Orlando Hernandez, 10 days after leaving office

“According to multiple, credible media reports, Juan Orlando Hernandez has engaged in significant corruption by committing or facilitating acts of corruption and narco-trafficking, and using the proceeds of illicit activity to facilitate political campaigns,” the State Department said.
1 min de lectura
4 Feb 2022 – 04:15 PM EST

In photos: who are the Colombian exsoldiers accused of assassination in Haiti and their alleged accomplices?

Three were killed, one escaped and 17 others are in Haiti's national penitentiary while an investigation is underway. They are among the more than 40 accused in the assassination, while the company that hired them in South Florida is also under investigation.
14 Contenidos
Pub. 28 Ene 2022 – 06:45 PM EST
Act. 28 Ene 2022 – 06:58 PM EST

What will be the fate of Juan Orlando Hernández now that he is no longer president of Honduras?

Hernández has been accused by U.S. federal prosecutors of engaging in "state-sponsored drug trafficking" with his brother. So the question that arises is whether he will be indicted and his extradition requested? ( Leer en español)
6 min de lectura
12 Dic 2021 – 01:35 PM EST

Imminent extradition. Is that what awaits Juan Orlando Hernandez

The Honduran president is a wily politician, but he may need the skill of Houdini to escape the clutches of U.S. prosecutors investigating him for ties to drug cartels. Could he seek refuge in neighboring Nicaragua?
8 min de lectura
Pub. 27 Ene 2022 – 12:43 PM EST
Act. 27 Ene 2022 – 09:27 PM EST

Xiomara Castro sworn in as Honduras' first woman president

Castro takes office amid a political crisis in Congress that has not only complicated the start of her term, but is also a sign of the resistance she may face in trying to tackle corruption.
6 min de lectura
Pub. 27 Ene 2022 – 09:53 AM EST
Act. 27 Ene 2022 – 11:18 AM EST

A top cop feared by drug traffickers to be Honduras' new security minister

Former national police chief Gen Ramon Sabillon made a name for himself by capturing several of the country's biggest drug traffickers. He ended up being fired by President Juan Orlando Hernández. ( Leer en español)
5 min de lectura
Pub. 20 Ene 2022 – 04:07 PM EST
Act. 20 Ene 2022 – 06:06 PM EST

A convicted drug trafficker charged in US federal court for conspiracy to murder Haiti's president

Rodolphe Jaar is the second suspect charged in the United States for the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse on 7 July 2021.
5 min de lectura