Latin America

May Day Marches in Honduras Turn Violent

Anti-riot police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse rock-hurling protesters who were decrying what they see as a fraudulent presidential election late last year.

  • May 3, 2018
  • 9:30 am

Trump Delays Decision to Impose Import Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

The administration also said that it had reached tentative agreements with Argentina, Australia and Brazil.

  • May 2, 2018
  • 12:00 pm

In Haiti, Cholera Victims Have Only Received 2 Percent of Promised UN Relief Aid

The Caribbean nation was free of cholera until a group of United Nations peacekeepers accidentally dumped infected waste into a river while providing relief after the devastating 2010 earthquake.

  • May 1, 2018
  • 11:38 am

Migrant Caravan Turned Back at Packed Border Crossing

Organizers told media that the migrants would be camping immediately outside the crossing in groups of 20.

  • Apr 30, 2018
  • 2:07 pm

My Contra Parents Are Marching For a New ‘Old’ Nicaragua: Are We, Too?

Ask yourself if you are really standing with the oppressed when many of the ones inspired by this struggle are the historical oppressors.

  • Apr 29, 2018
  • 1:32 pm

63 Dead in Nicaraguan Protests, 15 Disappeared: Rights Group

Led primarily by students, protests broke out last week in response to a government-backed pension reform.

  • Apr 27, 2018
  • 1:39 pm

One Month Into the Journey, the Refugee Caravan Advances to Defend the Right to Asylum and Safety

The institutionalized violence and insecurity in Central America, backed by the United States, have forced us out of our countries of origin.

  • Apr 26, 2018
  • 9:01 pm

European Authorities May Be Investigating Alleged Money Laundering by Mexican Presidential Candidate Anaya

Ricardo Anaya and the PAN have denounced the investigation as a plot by current president Enrique Peña Nieto and his party.

  • Apr 26, 2018
  • 3:18 pm

Meet Manuel, a Participant in the Refugee Caravan Arriving at the US-Mexico Border This Week

To avoid getting deported, or breaking any laws within the United States, he is seeking asylum from El Salvador.

  • Apr 25, 2018
  • 8:09 pm

Three Kidnapped Mexican Film Students Confirmed Murdered by Jalisco Cartel

The case resonates with the 43 disappeared students in the southern state of Guerrero in September 2014.

  • Apr 25, 2018
  • 1:36 pm

Assassination in Brazil Unmasks the Deadly Racism of a Country That Would Rather Ignore It

Race is still a taboo subject. Nonetheless, as Marielle Franco exposed in her work, skin color dramatically impacts safety in Brazil.

  • Apr 24, 2018
  • 4:59 pm

Colombian Wins Goldman Environmental Prize for Facing Mining Interests

A single mother of two, Francia Márquez Mina led a successful fight to reverse a multinational gold mining concession that would have forced the relocation of her home town of La Toma.

  • Apr 24, 2018
  • 10:29 am

DHS Is Obsessed With the Refugee Caravan, and Rights Groups Are Calling Out the Bluff

“When white supremacists run the government, it’s each of our responsibilities to show that they don’t speak for us.”

  • Apr 23, 2018
  • 4:46 pm

Nicaragua Cancels Social Security Changes After Deadly Protests

The U.S. Department of State called for calm in Nicaragua and condemned the use of “excessive force” against protesters.

  • Apr 23, 2018
  • 1:50 pm

What’s Happening in Nicaragua? (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio, April 22, 2018

  • Apr 22, 2018
  • 10:07 pm

Paraguay to Elect New President Sunday

The favorite to win the presidency is Mario Abdo Benítez, the candidate for the ruling conservative Colorado party.

  • Apr 20, 2018
  • 1:11 pm

Entrevista con vicepresidenta electa de Costa Rica Epsy Campbell sobre identidad, Marielle Franco, y sus planes de inclusión para todos

“Es un proceso interno en Costa Rica, y un proceso en América Latina de la visibilización de los pueblos afrodescendientes, que se consolida con esta victoria electoral”, le dijo a Latino USA.

  • Apr 20, 2018
  • 8:30 am

Cuba Selects New President as Castro Era Comes to an End

Raúl Castro, 86, will remain the head of the Communist Party, which is still the most powerful position in the country.

  • Apr 19, 2018
  • 12:19 pm

The Panama Canal’s Forgotten Casualties

But the project, which employed more than 40,000 laborers, also took immense liberties with human life. Thousands of workers were killed.

  • Apr 18, 2018
  • 4:13 pm

Two More People Kidnapped by FARC Dissidents on the Ecuador-Colombia Border

The kidnap apparently took place last week, either on Wednesday or Thursday, allegedly before the three journalists that the group had in its power were killed.

  • Apr 18, 2018
  • 11:39 am