More sanctions against Maduro

The 14 countries of the Lima Group and the U.S. declare that they are willing to extend sanctions against Maduro, ruling out the military option.

On Colombia's initiative, they condemn the growing links of the Venezuelan socialist regime with illegal armed groups.

They denounce the protection Nicolás Maduro is providing to several terrorist and criminal organizations that represents a threat to peace and stability in the region.

The U.S. and the Lima Group ask the United Nations Human Rights Council to create a mechanism to investigate human rights violations in Venezuela.

The countries of the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (commonly known as the Rio Treaty) has met and decided to activate measures against those close to the Maduro regime.

Tension between Colombia, Cuba could sever ties

Colombia could end relations with the Cuban regime.

The conflict between the two countries could be caused by the Cuban regime's refusal to hand over the leaders of the National Liberation Army, which is the communist guerrilla ELN group that is wanted by Interpol.

The fugitive Columbian criminals were residing in Cuba while the peace process was taking place. 

The peace negotiations between the Columbian government and the ELN stalled after the latter committed another terrorist act at the General Santander School, killing 22 young police cadets

US detains 53 illegal Central American immigrants

53 illegal immigrants were found in Texas, hidden inside the trailer of a truck at more than 40 degrees Celsius.

The illegal immigrants were evacuated after one of the dogs trained to detect narcotics and human odors alerted the agents.

U.S. Customs say the detainees come from Mexico, Ecuador, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras.

It also reported that between Oct. 1, 2018 and Aug. 31, 2019, nearly 820,000 illegal immigrants have been arrested.

The Department of Homeland Security has announced that it is already investigating the incident.

Wages to increase in Argentina

Private companies in Argentina will have to raise the wages of their workers.

This has been agreed on Monday by the government, the chambers of commerce, and the unions.

They negotiated that the increase will be mandatory for a total of 88 dollars.

With this wage readjustment, the government says it intends to recompose the purchasing power of private sector workers.

Recently, Mauricio Macri's executive also set a minimum wage increase of 35 percent, after the fall of the Argentine peso.