Stories about Latin America
'Monocrops, mining exploitation and other projects break the equilibrium of our health, culture, spirituality on Misak territory.'
To celebrate 'Salvadoran Afro-Descendant Month,' we illustrated some of the many words of African origin in the Spanish of El Salvador.
‘Women’s role in science is vital': An interview with Ecuadorian scientist Patricia Castillo Briceño
"We cannot afford to lose half of the scientific talent due to lack of gender equity."
The Indigenous-led telecommunications organization can continue to provide affordable cell phone access to local communities in Oaxaca.
For many, destroying statues is another way to demolish, symbolically, the ideas of oppression, slavery and colonialism.
Caribbean denounces Trump’s decision to put Cuba back on terrorism list; hopes for a reversal with Biden
Some expect the Biden/Harris administration to re-establish a working relationship with the island; other Cuban commentators find that unlikely. Either way, CARICOM wants Cuba taken off the US' terrorism list.
A selection of the greatest hits of the 1960s-1980s YuMex wave.
In a virtual meeting on January 12, Caribbean leaders put their support behind Guyana, the CARICOM member state in which energy company ExxonMobil began oil exploration in 2008.
It's impossible to explain with words what it was like to live with the anxiety of waiting ... the fear that the bill could be rejected.
"Girlfriends, what good are two centuries of gringo political intervention if not to make us laugh our pants off right now?"
In the wake of ExxonMobil's discovery of massive energy reserves in Guyana, a centuries-old border dispute between Venezuela and Guyana heats up.
For a third year in a row, Nicaraguans have pushed to release political prisoners, now estimated at about 100 people.
'Do not be alarmed if there is talk of a new Constitution. There is a much-needed debate to be had.'
Investigative project by four digital media platforms from Ecuador and Guatemala collects data on “pro-life” groups.
The year 2020 was marked by the role of feminist and social movements in helping bring about immense political changes in Latin America and the Caribbean despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Despite attacks and threats, a Brazilian priest distributes aid to São Paulo's growing homeless population
A symbol of the struggle for rights for vulnerable people, Father Júlio Lancellotti's been sued by President Bolsonaro and has suffered attacks from a conservative candidate in São Paulo.
"I’ve woken up to see Argentina more free and feminist. No one will ever be forced to give birth again. Argentina is safer for all women."
Calls for freedom of expression in Cuba after members of artist collective evicted during peaceful protest
More than 200 people gathered in Havana to demand the right to freedom of expression, but the result of dialogue with Cuban authorities remains uncertain.
The Urgent Consideration Law marks a turning point in Uruguay's changing political landscape.