Eyder Peralta

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Nicaragua sentences Catholic bishop to 26 years in prison

Friday, February 10, 2023

Catholic Bishop Rolando Alvarez refused to leave Nicaragua with other political prisoners released on Thursday.


Nicaragua frees almost all of its political prisoners

Thursday, February 09, 2023

In a surprise move from an increasingly authoritarian government, Nicaragua has freed almost all of its political prisoners. More than 200 were put on a plane and flown to Washington, D.C.


Nicaragua has freed 222 political prisoners and sent them to the U.S.

Thursday, February 09, 2023

On state television a judge said the government had decided to "deport" the prisoners, saying they had been declared traitors and can never again serve public office.


Mexico's president says he won't seek an unconstitutional second term

Friday, February 03, 2023

His comments are important, because democracy in Latin America is in retreat. The president of El Salvador has announced he will defy constitutional term limits and run again for president next year.


Haiti is in the midst of one of the worst political crises in its history

Thursday, February 02, 2023

An increasing power vacuum is making things worse. There is not a single elected official with a valid term, and many people are asking: How long will the defacto prime minister cling to power?


What Biden's new immigration policies mean for the United States — and Latin America

Sunday, January 29, 2023

Latin America's migration crisis is one of the most pressing and complex issues facing President Biden - we look at what his administration's new rules mean on both sides of the southern border.


El Salvador is about to enter its 11th month of limited constitutional rights

Monday, January 23, 2023

El Salvador's brutal crackdown on gangs has led to thousands of arbitrary detentions and the militarization of the streets.


There are still no answers eight years after 43 students in Mexico went missing

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

More than eight years on, the families of the 43 students from Ayotzinapa teachers college in Mexico are no closer to getting answers — or any version of the truth about the students' fate.


The summit of North American leaders, held in Mexico, has come to an end

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

It was meeting among the leaders of Mexico, the United States and Canada. But all eyes were on President Biden and his Mexican counterpart, whose initial meetings were awkward to say the least.


Talks between Biden and Mexico's López Obrador got off to a bit of a rough start

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

The two leaders set out to talk about working together on migration, fentanyl interdiction and the economy. But first, they sparred over the history of U.S. support in Latin America.


President Biden is in Mexico for a summit of North American leaders

Monday, January 09, 2023

Biden was received in Mexico City Sunday night by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. They will spend the next two days meeting with each other and with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau


Biden visits U.S.-Mexico border for 1st time as president

Sunday, January 08, 2023

President Biden visits El Paso in his first visit to the U.S.-Mexico border since he became president.


Son of drug lord El Chapo Guzman has been captured in Mexico, sparking major violence

Thursday, January 05, 2023

The son of notorious drug lord El Chapo Guzman has been captured in Mexico, after an overnight raid in the town of Culiacan.


The United States Embassy in Cuba has reopened visa and consular services

Thursday, January 05, 2023

For the first time since 2017, the U.S. Embassy in Cuba has resumed full consular and visa services in Havana. The U.S. says the reopening is to ensure the safe and legal migration of Cubans.


Peru expels Mexico's ambassador as tensions between the countries rise

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Peru and Mexico continue their diplomatic squabble over the fate of Peru's former president Pedro Castillo.


Annual celebration honors Our Lady of Guadalupe, the patron saint of Mexico

Monday, December 12, 2022

Millions of people make the pilgrimage to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City to honor the patron saint of Mexico. There are no pandemic restrictions in place.


Mexicans are disappointed that their team didn't do well at the World Cup

Thursday, December 01, 2022

Mexico is one of the great soccer countries in the world. The country's team exited the World Cup early — something they haven't done since 1978.


Mexico's president leads a massive pro-government march

Monday, November 28, 2022

Hundreds of thousands of protesters over the weekend flooded the streets of Mexico City. Earlier this month, it was against the president. Now his supporters took the streets.


How masks became a habit in Mexico City

Thursday, November 24, 2022

In Mexico City, the federal government has never issued a mask mandate. Even so, masks seem to have become a habit.


Mexico pays tribute to Frida, the golden labrador who saved lives

Sunday, November 20, 2022

A tribute to Frida — Mexico's hero dog — who died earlier this week. The golden labrador gave many there hope after the 2017 earthquake, when she used her training to find survivors under rubble.