Nearly 300 sheriffs call on Biden to reverse 'reckless' immigration policies

Nearly 300 sheriffs call on Biden to reverse 'reckless' immigration policies

08/04/2021Por B. Debusmann (Washington DC)
The sheriffs also accused Biden of politicizing the situation at the US-Mexican border and being "fully aware" of the potential consequences of reversing previous border security put in place by other administrations.
With Argentina visit, US military flexes 'soft power' in competition with China

With Argentina visit, US military flexes 'soft power' in competition with China

08/04/2021Por B. Debusmann (Washington DC)
On Thursday, Admiral Craig Faller, the Commander of Southern Command - which has responsibility for US military operations and relations in Latin America and the Caribbean - met with Argentina Minister of Defense Agustín Rossi.
Maduro now fights Colombian FARC guerillas: "There is an ideological shift in Venezuela"

Maduro now fights Colombian FARC guerillas: "There is an ideological shift in Venezuela"

08/04/2021Por Augusto Taglioni (Buenos Aires)
The border with Colombia became a battleground between the Venezuelan Army and a dissident sector of the FARC. "There is a shift in ideological direction of Maduro's government, which now combats the Marxist left," Venezuelans say.
Argentina to boost tech sector to 'take advantage' of lithium domestically, says Kulfas

Argentina to boost tech sector to 'take advantage' of lithium domestically, says Kulfas

08/04/2021Por B. Debusmann (Washington DC)
Speaking at an event organized by the Washington DC-based Wilson Center on Wednesday, Kulfas said that Argentina will increasingly adopt an "integrated" approach to lithium production which will see it become both a producer and an end user.
Exclusive: Putin wants to send a secret mission to discuss Alberto's case

Exclusive: Putin wants to send a secret mission to discuss Alberto's case

07/04/2021LPO
The Russian government is extremely concerned about the global impact on the confidence of Sputnik V after the Argentine president was infected with Covid after being vaccinated.
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Can Biden use 'vaccine diplomacy' to save Brazil's Amazon?

Can Biden use 'vaccine diplomacy' to save Brazil's Amazon?

07/04/2021Por B. Debusmann (Washington DC)
In an interview with LPO, Zorn noted that the move comes as the US seems to be increasingly willing to use vaccines for diplomacy and to accomplish foreign policy objectives.
Why are some Latino voters supporting the Republican Party?

Why are some Latino voters supporting the Republican Party?

07/04/2021Por B. Debusmann (Washington DC)
In an interview with LPO, political scientist Stephen Nuño-Perez, an associate professor and Chair in the Department of Politics and International Affairs at Northern Arizona University, said that misconceptions about Republican Latinos remain widespread.
Latino support for Trump more widespread than previously believed, data shows

Latino support for Trump more widespread than previously believed, data shows

06/04/2021Por B. Debusmann (Washington DC)
The analysis, which was conducted by the Democratically-aligned research firm Equis Labs, found that "in 2020, a segment of Latino voters demonstrated more ‘swing' than commonly assumed".
AMLO furious with Biden: "Why does the US government offer opinions about issues concerning Mexican affairs?"

AMLO furious with Biden: "Why does the US government offer opinions about issues concerning Mexican affairs?"

05/04/2021LPO
Mexico's president responded harshly to the State Department report criticizing human rights violations in Mexico. "We don't comment on human rights violations in the US, we are respectful," he said.
Texas Governor slams Biden as state security operation continues

Texas Governor slams Biden as state security operation continues

04/04/2021Por B. Debusmann (Washington DC)
Nearly 600 criminals have been arrested and more than 16,000 illegal aliens have been referred to border authorities during the first month of Texas' Operation Lone Star