News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 19, 2019: Here are the top stories making news from across Latin America for week-ending April 19, 2019:
A Guatemalan presidential candidate has been arrested in Miami on suspicion of conspiring to import cocaine to the US.
Russia is vowing to continue supporting Venezuela despite new U.S. sanctions.
Iran says it is considering deploying the Revolutionary Guard in Venezuela.
More migrants can be indefinitely detained while they wait for their cases to be heard under a new DOJ Decision.
Argentina has frozen rising Prices for products as President Macri Seeks to Appease Voters ahead of the October election.
Hundreds of Nicaraguans opposed to President Daniel Ortega were arrested in protests in Managua this week.
Peru is pondering corruption probe’s cost after shocking suicide of former President Alan Garcia.
American missionary Wayne Goddard has been killed in Paraguay.
A group of lawmakers in Bolivia is facing backlash after asking Donald Trump to intervene in their country’s upcoming election.
Ex-Premier League star Jhon Viafara is crammed into an infamous Colombian prison alongside violent criminals as he awaits trial for drug trafficking.
And singer Shakira is paying tribute to Gabriel García Márquez on the fifth anniversary of his death.