PUERTO RICO: Yesterday, Governor Ricardo Rosselló decided to remove consideration for a bill that would have allegedly allowed for discrimination against sexual orientation and gender identity under the guise of "protecting" religious freedom.
AS CRISTINA FERNÁNDEZ de Kirchner, Argentina's controversial former president, undergoes trial over a slew of corruption charges, perhaps the most surprising accusation leveled against her has ties to an unlikely figure: Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Ecuador's highest court has approved same-sex marriage in a landmark ruling in the traditionally Catholic country. The vote at the nine-member Constitutional Court came as they ruled on the lawsuits by two same-sex couples who wanted to get married.
Uncertainty hangs over the upcoming election in Guatemala. On June 16, the country will go to the polls to elect a successor to former comedian Jimmy Morales, who rode a wave of anti-corruption protests to office as an outsider candidate in 2015.
AMAICA: Yesterday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) for allegedly kidnapping and abusing four Jamaican fishermen for over a month at sea. The USCG officers say they interdicted the Jamaican boat after they saw the four men disposing packages of marijuana into the water on September 2017, allegedly seizing 600 pounds. The ACLU denies the presence of drugs on the boat on its lawsuit. The ACLU has also released a documentary detailing what the men allegedly experienced.
Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro has proposed bringing forward next year's election for the opposition-controlled National Assembly
A far-right candidate who has spoken fondly of Brazil's onetime military dictatorship came close to an outright victory in the country's presidential election on Sunday, as Brazilians expressed disgust with politics as usual and endorsed an iron-fisted approach to fighting crime and corruption.
Early exit polls in Brazil on Sunday boosted hopes among supporters of right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro that he could defy projections and win a first-round victory.
When I sat down with Chilean President Sebastián Piñera last weekend, he talked extensively about the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, and expressed frustration over the paralysis of Venezuela's democratic opposition.
Brazil for years reveled in its image as a post-racial, left-leaning society. Now Jair Bolsonaro — a far-right outsider who says he “loves” President Trump — has surged to the front of the pack in Sunday’s presidential election, sharply dividing Latin America’s largest nation.
Members of the Senate are set Thursday to begin reviewing the supplemental FBI background file for Brett Kavanaugh as the White House says the additional interviews from the FBI show no corroboration of allegations against the embattled Supreme Court nominee.
Donald Trump has always bragged that he built his real estate empire off of a mere $1 million loan from his dad Fred, saying "I got peanuts" from his mega-rich pop.
A LETTER written by a young Brett Kavanaugh has shed some new light on the embattled judge's hazy university days. In a copy of the 1983 letter, obtained by The New York Times, the then-18-year-old warned his friends that they could face eviction from their Maryland condo due to their drinking habits.
Staffers at DC restaurant where Cruz was confronted get death threats: owner
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