Brazil’s divisive President Jair Bolsonaro has taken another step in his bold plans to develop the Amazon rainforest.
After 40 years of failing to qualify for a national election, the political party of the Israelites —called the Agricultural People’s Front of Peru, or Frepap— won 15 congressional seats. In a fragmented Congress with nine parties, that makes the Israelites the third-largest legislative bloc.
In Colombia, as in other conflict zones, rejoining society after war is generally more challenging for women.
More so than federally operated facilities, county jails, along with facilities operated by for-profit companies, have come to hold for ICE the lion’s share of immigrant detainees facing removal proceedings.
AMERICAN DIRT Fiasco Exposes Publishing Industry That’s Too Consolidated, Too White and Too Selective
As someone who studies the publishing business, I see this ordeal as a symptom of an industry that relies far too heavily on a handful of predetermined “big books,” and whose gatekeepers remain predominantly white.
Many indigenous ruins lie along the shore, where ancient settlements thrived.
The two countries are in dispute over the prolonged detention of a Cuban dissident.
Canadian leaders have desperately tried to preserve the country’s image of liberal humanitarianism at our border, but they have instead been confronted with the reality that Canada’s border and immigration history is built upon exclusion, securitization and anxieties related to border management.
Supreme Court DACA Decision Isn’t Just About Dreamers—It’s About Whether the White House Has to Tell the Truth
Under American law does the executive branch have to give complete and accurate reasons for its actions?
Seismologists like me are constantly working to better understand earthquakes, including advancing ways to help vulnerable communities before, during and after damaging events.
Stickers bearing the dog’s image jumping a turnstile appeared on subway walls and trains.
That’s the startling finding of a still-unpublished study I conducted using data from the AmericasBarometer, a survey undertaken every two years in Latin American countries
This widespread political cry in the form of a poetic truth —too close to home for some of us —makes the call for change too hard to ignore.
There’s been a sharp increase in reports of religiously motivated crimes in Rio de Janeiro since 2016, in particular attacks on “terreiros”—the temples of the Candomblé and Umbanda faiths.
Despite economic woes and enduring violence, López Obrador’s government has made considerable progress dismantling a system that almost solely benefits the political and economic elite and keeps more than 50 million Mexicans in poverty.
At least 340 Haitian migrant workers have been deported since Hurricane Dorian hit the island.
2019 Was a Year of Global Unrest, Spurred by Anger at Rising Inequality, and 2020 Is Likely to Be Worse
This is not helped by an administration in Washington that has yielded ground to authoritarian dictatorships at a time of global unrest in which stable Western leadership has hardly been more necessary.
Ultimately, labeling other countries as currency manipulators is more about politics and geopolitical relations than policy.
Throughout Bolivian history, protests have been an important way indigenous people and rural peasants, long excluded from the halls of power, have made their voices heard.
Quitobaquito’s history is worth preserving. It reveals an American past populated by people who do not fit into current rhetorical boxes.
Here in the heavy industry heartland of Colombia, environmentalism has old roots and has endured through decades of violence and intimidation.