Latin American politics
By Franziska Castillo | 10/14/2013 - 10:30 | 0 Comments
This is a story I didn’t want to tell. A story that stabs at the back of my heart, where I like to keep hurts hidden. But it’s not only my story. And so, for all the other women who don’t have a chance to tell this, I have to be the one.
The story begins with blood. Blood that didn’t come: I was ...
By Cristina Arreola | 10/10/2013 - 14:00 | 0 Comments
American hard-rock band Aerosmith had a lot to say about politics while in Uruguay earlier this week.
The band visited the country for a concert in the capital city of Montevideo on Wednesday night. During an official visit Tuesday afternoon, Aerosmith frontman Steve Tyler called ...
By Cristina Arreola | 10/07/2013 - 08:34 | 0 Comments
Argentina’s president, Cristina Fernandez, will be forced to take a month off of work because of a subdural hematoma on her brain. The injury will prevent Fernandez from campaigning for congressional midterm elections.
According to the ...
By Latina Staff | 09/30/2013 - 13:39 | 0 Comments
A sweeping court decision on Friday ruled that citizenship would be revoked from the children of migrants, which will affect tens of thousands of people living in the country, particularly Haitian immigrants and their descendents.
Experts warned that the court ruling would result in a human rights...
By Mariela Rosario | 10/27/2010 - 16:00 | 0 Comments
Former president of Argentina Néstor Kirchner died today at the age of 60 of a heart attack at his summer residence in the small town of El Calafate.
While he was president, Kirchner oversaw Argentina's recovery from the 2001-2001 economic collapse. As a center-left leader, he has wielded considerable political influence over the last century. He was...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 10/26/2010 - 11:30 | 0 Comments
Ingrid Betancourt may be the most famous kidnap victim in recent memory, so it’s probably no surprise that the colombiana’s story is the subject of dueling projects in Hollywood. At stake: Betancourt’s legacy, which has taken a beating lately after she sued the Colombian government for her pain and suffering (despite the fact that they rescued her...
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