The search for survivors continues Monday in Motoa, Colombia, as authorities increase relief efforts in response to an avalanche of water that struck the city early Saturday, killing more than 250.
Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski criticized a proposal being considered by the Trump administration to separate women and children crossing illegally into the United States, saying it was “something that shouldn’t be happening in the 21st century.”
Continue reading Peruvian president criticizes U.S. proposal to separate immigrant families
A fire tore through a home for abused teenagers and children in Guatemala, killing at least 21 girls on Wednesday after some residents set mattresses ablaze following an overnight attempt to escape from the overcrowded center, police said. Continue reading Fire hits Guatemala children’s shelter, killing at least 22
Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is calling his ambassador to Venezuela back home for consultations to protest a barrage of attacks by Venezuela’s socialist government. Continue reading Peru’s president recalls envoy over attacks by Venezuela
Mexico’s government on Tuesday took the rare step of apologizing to three indigenous women who spent more than three years in prison after being falsely accused by prosecutors of kidnapping seven police officers and carrying cocaine.
Continue reading Mexico apologizes to indigenous women wrongly jailed for kidnapping
President Nicolas Maduro’s government ordered the suspension of CNN’s Spanish-language service from Venezuela’s airwaves on Wednesday, accusing it of distorting the truth in coverage.
Continue reading Venezuela pulls Spanish-language CNN from air for ‘distorting truth’
Argentina changed its immigration law to make it easier to deport foreigners who commit crimes and to prohibit individuals with criminal records from entering the country, according to a post in the government’s official bulletin on Monday.
Former billionaire Eike Batista, once Brazil’s richest man, is scheduled to arrive in Rio de Janeiro early on Monday, where he is wanted by police in connection with charges including an alleged bribe of about $16 million to a former governor.
President Donald Trump will begin rolling out executive actions on immigration Wednesday, beginning with steps to tighten border security — including his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border — and other domestic immigration enforcement measures, according to two administration officials. Continue reading Trump to take executive action on border security — including the wall
President Trump, who promised during the campaign to “immediately terminate” a controversial program that shields from deportation more than 742,000 people brought to the country illegally as children, has put off canceling it.
Continue reading Trump signals that deporting young immigrants in the U.S. illegally is not an immediate priority