Latin America

Nikki Haley: Maduro Must Step Down, ‘Time for Talking’ Is Over

The Trump administration has taken an aggressive position on Venezuela ever since entering the White House.

  • May 9, 2018
  • 1:28 pm

Colombian Former President Said Government Officials Warned Him of a Plot Against His Life

Álvaro Uribe is a part of the country’s current opposition party.

  • May 8, 2018
  • 2:05 pm

Liberation Psychology: Why an Idea From the Salvadoran Struggle Is Relevant Today

For a number of reasons, the job of revitalizing a psychology of liberation seems particularly pressing at the moment.

  • May 8, 2018
  • 11:26 am

US Announces the End of Temporary Protected Status for Hondurans

President Trump and his supporters argue that the conditions in Honduras have improved since the hurricane and emphasize that the protections were never meant to be permanent.

  • May 7, 2018
  • 1:45 pm

Brazilian Raid Targets $1.6 Billion Money-Laundering Ring

Investigators are still working to serve all 53 arrest warrants,

  • May 4, 2018
  • 8:32 am

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