LATIN AMERICA NEWS ROUNDUP – SEPT. 20, 2019

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News Americas,  NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 20, 2019: Here are the top stories making news from across Latin America for the week-ending Sept. 20, 2019:

U.S. ICE is reportedly tracking charges of child pornography and solicitation of sex from a teenage girl against the Venezuelan born Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher, Felipe Vázquez.

Mexican airline Interjet has suspends pilot Alí Ximena Garcíawho who made a ‘bomb-the-zócalo’ suggestion during the Independence Day ceremony on Sunday.

The highway between Bogotá and Medellín is one of Colombia’s worst sites for child sex trafficking and exploitation, as criminal groups abuse underage, underprivileged girls, Insight Crime reports.

Mexico has reopened an investigation into the disappearance of 43 students in 2014.

Former El Salvador President Elias Antonio Saca has received another two-year prison term for bribery.

Guatemala has admitted being a cocaine-producing nation after 1.3 million coca plants and processing laboratories were found in a remote region of the country.

More than 20 million people had their PERSONAL data exposed by an unsecured server run by an Ecuadorian marketing and analytics firm .

The American sports bookmaker, William Sean Creighton, has been found dead in Costa Rica, nearly a year after relatives paid kidnappers a $1 million ransom.

Brazil is among the leader of the pack in this year’s International Emmy Awards nominations, which span 21 countries across 11 categories.

And Amid a biting recession, a sharp currency devaluation and painful inflation, sales of condoms and birth control pills have tumbled in argentina, pharmacists and manufacturers say.

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