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December 2019
  • “The (Trump) administration wants to expand the system of secure facilities where migrant families can be incarcerated for months or longer.” – The New York Times, December 9, 2019
    • “The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, concerned that infectious respiratory illnesses were spreading in congested border facilities, this year recommended flu vaccinations,” The New York Times reported December 12. “But Customs and Border Protection officials have refused to put a vaccination program into effect.”
    • “The Office of Inspector General for the Department of Defense will investigate a $400 million contract for border wall construction” awarded to a Republican donor and pushed by Trump. – The New York Times, December 13, 2019
  • Hispanics have accounted for 62.7 percent of net US homeownership gains over the past decade.” – Hispanic Marketing, 101, December 13, 2019
  • “Top officials from Canada, Mexico and the United States (December 10) signed a fresh overhaul of a quarter-century-old deal, aiming to improve enforcement of worker rights and hold down prices for biologic drugs by eliminating a patent provision.” – The New York Times, December 14, 2019
  • “An independent international audit of Bolivia’s disputed election in October has detailed ‘deliberate’ and ‘malicious’ efforts to rig the vote in favor of then-President Evo Morales.” – BBC News, December 6, 2019
  • Argentina will allow former Bolivian President Evo Morales, who arrived (December 12) and has been granted refugee status, to make political statements during his stay.” – Reuters, December 19, 2019
  • “The brutality of the Chilean police’s response to the country’s unrest is leading to sweeping calls for the force’s reform,” The New York Times reported December 14 with “thousands of instances of abuse.”
  • Venezuela’s devastating six-year economic crisis is hollowing out the school system – once the pride of the oil-rich nation and, for decades, an engine that made the country one of the most upwardly mobile.” – The New York Times, November 19, 2019
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