Faced with a rising tide of popular discontent and pressure from the US and Mexico, the OAS looks to chastise a belligerent Venezuela which accused the member nations of being “lapdogs of imperialism”.
The allegation is that the government is spying with the help of a software known as Pegasus, which Israeli company NSO Group sold to Mexico’s government.
The pan-American organisation stood at a deadlock regarding a resolution to criticise the Venezuelan government for the crisis, while Venezuela itself pulled out in protest.
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The number of murders in the first quarter of the year soared more than five times from the same period last year to 144, owing to a rise in drug violence.
Ending catch and release was one of Trump’s central promises during his presidential campaign, but officials say there has been little change in the policy.
The presidential candidate from the opposing party,Lopez Obrador, has challenged the validity of the votes, accusing the winning party of fraud.
The current policies in place aim at cracking down on the human trafficking problem without tackling the integral issues behind it.
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With international pressure mounting on the Venezuelan government, foreign ministers from the 34 nation OAS bloc met in Washington to debate the situation in Venezuela.
Rescuers were working to free people from the bus, which photographs from the scene showed had been reduced to a mangled wreck in a wooded gully.
An earthquake of 5.7 magnitude hit the country but no damages have yet been reported.
Mexico is one of the deadliest countries in the world to be a journalist, and five reporters have been killed since March, making press freedom an issue.
The meeting, which has migration and extradition on the agenda, comes as Mexico begins to take a larger role in the regional migration issue.
Warring drug cartels have made Mexico one of the most dangerous countries to be a journalist.
Once the Guatemala’s Congress approves, the emergency measures will be in effect for 30 days, allowing the army to increase the number of soldiers fighting.
The Mexico Human Rights Commission condemned the murder of Miriam Rodriguez and the government’s failure to protect human rights advocates.
While Mexico and Canada helped change Trump’s mind, so did members of his cabinet, US lawmakers and US producers that would be hurt by a US exit from NAFTA, a Mexican minister said.
Oil company Pemex is losing 27,000 barrels per day of gasoline and diesel as criminal gangs become more involved in oil theft, a growing problem in Mexico.
The Trump administration is pressing Mexico to do more to stem the flow of migrants fleeing violence and poverty in the region in its ambitious plan for central America.
According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, Mexico has the sixth worst record in the world for resolving the murders of journalists.
The World Press Freedom Index warns that in Latin America, journalists are persecuted and murdered for investigating issues that affect political leaders.
There’s ample space to renegotiate some terms from the original agreement that would improve social welfare across the region.
Chihuahua state, where the gang opened fire on the convoy of soldiers, borders the US and has suffered from years of drug-related gang violence.
Trump’s decision to take the wall off the table for now will avert the imminent government shutdown and probably lead to a short-term extension of spending.
A controversial law to officially engage Mexico’s armed forces in fighting crime has human rights groups dismayed.
The remains of six bodies were found in a ditch in Guerrero, the bloodiest state in Mexico, which has the highest number of firearm killings in the nation.
A spokesman for the Mexican president’s office said President Enrique Pena Nieto has repeated that Mexico will not pay for the wall.
The offer came after Mexico’s heroin output increased again in 2016.
Between November 2016 and March, Mexico’s refugee agency, COMAR, received 5,421 asylum applications, up from 2,148 over the same period in 2015 and 2016.
Since 1600, 278,880 people have been killed by volcanic activity, many of these deaths attributed to secondary hazards associated with the main eruption.
The victim, who was 17 at the time of the alleged crime testified that she was forced into a car in Veracruz by four young men and raped.
This discovery came just days after 250 skulls were uncovered at a separate mass grave used by drug cartels in Mexico.
The wall should ideally be 30-feet high and the side facing the US side should be “aesthetically pleasing in colour”, the department said.
In small and large events in the US and across the world, women went on strike demanding equality this International Women’s Day.
In his first critical remarks directed at Trump since he took office, Castro termed his trade policies “egotistical” and his plan to build a wall along the Mexican border “irrational.”
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The rapid start of construction was to be financed, according to the White House, with “existing funds and resources” of the Department of Homeland Security.
Donald Trump’s executive orders are already causing chaos at the US-Mexico border, where 30,000 Haitian asylum-seekers are now trapped in legal limbo.
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