LATIN AMERICA NEWS ROUNDUP – FEB. 22, 2019

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Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido is on the way to the Colombian border to defiantly receive aid.
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 22, 2019: Here are the top headlines making news from Latin America for Feb. 22, 2019:

US Veep Vice President Mike Pence is set to travel to Colombia on Monday to demand venezuela’s Maduro step down.

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido is on the way to the Colombian border to defiantly receive aid.

The move comes as President Maduro closed the country’s border with Brazil as well on Thursday.

The US has now charged two sons of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera with conspiracy to distribute drugs.

One person has been killed in a luxury tourist hotel robbery in Peru as 53 tourists were forced to flee.

Thousands of women in Argentina again rallied in front of Congress to relaunch a campaign for legal abortion.

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro this week proposed making Brazilians work longer before they can receive a pension.

the Mexican Government has Shuttered a Migrant Caravan Shelter near Texas

Ecuador has inked a $4.2 billion financing deal with the IMF

Paraguay has appointed Eduardo Berizzo as the new manager of their Football team

And Costa Rican authorities have seized half-a-ton of illegal cheese near the Nicaraguan border.

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