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LatinNews Daily - 17 June 2019

On 17 June, Guatemala’s electoral court (TSE) released preliminary results from the general election which took place the previous day.

LatinNews Daily - 14 June 2019

On 13 June, Leopoldo Guerra, the director of the electoral authority (TSE)’s citizens’ registry in Guatemala, announced he was taking leave for 15 days for “health reasons”.

LatinNews Daily - 13 June 2019

On 12 June, at an event marking the 24th anniversary of the creation of the national police (PNd’H), Haiti's President Jovenel Moïse insisted that he was not corrupt, adding that anyone who faced accusations of misusing public funds should present themselves before the courts.

LatinNews Daily - 12 June 2019

On 11 June, Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri announced that his vice-presidential running mate in the 27 October general will be Miguel Ángel Pichetto, the leader of the main opposition Partido Justicialista (PJ, Peronists) in the federal senate.

LatinNews Daily - 11 June 2019

On 10 June, the Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional (FSLN) government led by Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega said it had released 50 political prisoners under a new amnesty law.

LatinNews Daily - 10 June 2019

On 7 June, the US and Mexican governments issued a joint declaration announcing that they had reached a new agreement over reducing illegal migration across the Mexico-US border and that, as a result, the US would desist from imposing tariffs on Mexican imports as had been threatened by President Donald Trump.

LatinNews Daily - 7 June 2019

On 6 June, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro paid a state visit to Argentina, where he held a bilateral meeting with his Argentine counterpart President Mauricio Macri. 

LatinNews Daily - 6 June 2019

On 5 June, Peru’s national congress voted in favour of a motion of confidence in the current cabinet led by Prime Minister Salvador del Solar and agreed to debate and approve some of the political reform proposals promoted by President Martín Vizcarra.

LatinNews Daily - 5 June 2019

On 4 June, the ‘Petrochallenge’ anti-corruption movement announced new protests to take place on 9 June calling for Haiti's President Jovenel Moïse to step down.

LatinNews Daily - 4 June 2019

On 3 June, the platform for the defence of health and education (PDSE) announced that protests would continue in Honduras.

LatinNews Daily - 3 June 2019

On 2 June, Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador received a huge fillip as his left-wing Movimiento Regeneración Nacional (Morena) won the state governorships of Puebla and Baja California (BC), crushing the right-wing Partido Acción Nacional (PAN) in two of its traditional bastions, according to preliminary results released by the national electoral institute (INE).