Latin America News Flash

SPRING BREAK? OBAMA VISITS MEXICO, COSTA RICA

"Yo No Soy Marinero...." El Capitan visits Latin America

“Yo No Soy Marinero….” El Capitan visits Latin America

A round up of the best LATAM journalism & commentary
5.5.2013 – 5.12.2013

Obama in the Americas

In Latin America, U.S. Focus Shifts From Drug War to Economy (NYT)
Obama wraps up Latin American trip, affirms hopes for immigration reform (WaPo)
Obama urges new tack for Central America’s drug war (LAT)
Ven Positivo Giro en Agenda Bilateral (El Universal, Mexico)
Obama a Centroamérica: “Nuestro destino está unido al suyo” (El Pais)
Como Bush, pero al revés (El Pais)

Venezuelan Political Meltdown

Venezuela’s government lashes out at Obama’s comment on the country’s elections, crisis (WaPo)
La muerte lenta del chavismo (El Pais, By Mario Vargas Llosa)
Nicolas Loses His Cool Again (The Devil’s Excrement)
70% avala peticiones de Capriles (El Universal, Venezuela)
Maduro consideró página pasada impasse con Perú (El Universal, Venezuela)

This is what democracy looks like? Venezuelan National Assembly Brawl


…and elsewhere….

Video of Killing Crystallizes Bolivian Anger Over Crime (NYT)
Cuban bolero giant César Portillo de la Luz dies at 90 (Miami Herald)
Mexico violence pushes 2 companies to relocate (Miami Herald)
Statistics in Chile: How many Chileans? (The Economist)
Opera narco mexicano trata infantil (El Universal, Mexico)
Pachecos Unidos Jamas Seran Torcidos” (La Jornada, Mexico)
Violencia empaña el Día de la Libertad de Prensa (Semana, Colombia)
Colombia to Resume Peace Talks with the FARC Amidst U.S. and Colombian Military “Saber-Rattling” (NACLA)
Boca-River: todo lo que hay que saber para vivir la fiesta en paz (La Nacion, Argentina)

El Clasico Returns to the Bombonera

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