News of political and institutional news in Latin American countries, especially when it concerns the health of their democracies.

Interamerican Watch Newsletter

Interamerican Watch Newsletter – Issue 30

Inter-American Watch Monday, December 13th, 2021 Ecuador United States concerned about ‘narco generals’ and drug trafficking in Ecuador According to the US ambassador to Quito, Michael Fitzpatrick, in Ecuador there are already ‘narco generals’ working surreptitiously with international drug cartels in the country. Primicias, in Spanish: https://www.primicias.ec/noticias/politica/entrevista-embajador-estados-unidos-ecuador/ More than 300 companies used the Sucre system…

Interamerican Watch Newsletter

Interamerican Watch Newsletter – Issue 28

Inter-American Watch Wednesday, December 8th, 2021 Interamerican Institute for Democracy continues its effort to inform US audiences of attacks on Freedom and Democracy in Latin America The Inter-American Institute for Democracy (IID) continues its initiative to alert the public in the United States and Latin America about new threats fo freedom and security from authoritarianism…

Interamerican Watch Newsletter

Interamerican Watch Newsletter – Issue 27

The Americas Drugs supply in the Americas is higher than ever, with production increasingly effective Cannabis, cocaine, heroin, synthetic opioids and methamphetamine is what can be found throughout the Americas continent. The main substance of concern varies by country, reflecting the variety of illegal drug supply in the hemisphere.The Organization of American States (OAS), through…

Interamerican Watch Newsletter

Interamerican Watch Newsletter – Issue 26

Inter-American Watch Friday November 3rd, 2021 (Casto Ocando, Editor) Perú Peru prosecutors to question president Castillo amid impeachment threat Peruvian prosecutors have called President Pedro Castillo in for questioning as part of an investigation into the promotion of certain military officers, adding pressure on the socialist leader as legislators weigh an impeachment process. Al Jazeera:…

Interamerican Watch Newsletter

Interamerican Watch Newsletter – Issue 25

Inter-American Watch Wednesday, December 1st, 2021 (Casto Ocando, Editor) Peru Peru’s Comptroller Office: President Castillo’s secret meetings outside Presidential Palace affects government transparency The Office of the Comptroller of the Republic issued an ex officio orientation report on the unregistered activities carried out by President Pedro Castillo in the building of the Sarratea passage in…

Interamerican Watch Newsletter

Interamerican Watch Newsletter – Issue 23

Inter-American Watch Friday November 26th, 2021 (Casto Ocando, Editor) Perú Peru lawmakers present motion to impeach president Castilllo Opposition lawmakers in Peru, including from the party of narrowly defeated right-wing presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori, presented a motion in Congress on Thursday seeking to remove leftist President Pedro Castillo. The motion, citing “moral inability” to govern,…