Interpol Uruguay received a red alert for the arrest of former Macrist aide Fabián “Pepín” Rodríguez Simón but his arrest will have to wait until his request for political asylum is answered, it was reported.
Migrants seeking asylum in the United States who are camped in a dangerous Mexican border town occupied a bridge to Brownsville, Texas on Thursday, leading U.S. authorities to close the crossing, witnesses and authorities said.
Demonstrators clashed violently with police on the streets of the Venezuelan capital on Tuesday, spurred by opposition leader Juan Guaido's call on the military to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, whose government said it was putting down an attempted coup.
Perú’s former president, Alan García, died in a hospital on Wednesday at noon after shoting himself in the head when he was to be arrested by the police at his home in Lima.
Uruguay’s President, Tabaré Vázquez announced Monday along with Uruguayan Foreign Minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa that Peruvian former president Alan García will not receive political asylum. The rejection of the request is due to the fact that in Peru “the three powers of the State operate” freely, said Vázquez.
Uruguay will grant asylum to Peruvian ex-president Alan Garcia, announced the country's foreign minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa on Sunday evening when he was asked about the request. “The answer is yes”, said the minister in Montevideo.
United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled on Monday that victims of domestic abuse and gang violence generally will not qualify for asylum under federal law, a decision that advocates say will endanger tens of thousands of foreign nationals seeking safe harbor in the United States.