Social movements and leftist governments have benefited from the Venezuelan president's vision of integration.
14 Jan 2013 12:05 GMT | US & Canada, Latin America, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil
In Brazil's shantytowns, a new community radio station discusses abuse, unemployment, and environmental issues.
30 Jul 2011 12:36 GMT | Latin America, Brazil
Work on the country's first nuclear submarines has begun in an effort to defend oil reserves and project global power.
23 Jul 2011 11:52 GMT | US & Canada, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, China
Brazil's first woman president now has ten women in her cabinet, two short of her 30 per cent target.
Fabiana Frayssinet | 19 Jun 2011 15:46 GMT | Latin America, Brazil
Presidential contenders Dilma Rousseff and Jose Serra court religious right, altering their positions on 'moral' issues.
Fabiana Frayssinet | 18 Oct 2010 14:43 GMT | Politics, Latin America, Brazil
We examine how the country fell into economic crisis and ask why nothing is being done to stop Venezuela's slide.
Business & Economy, Venezuela, Latin America
People and Power investigates the growing global phenomenon of organised begging.
Poverty, Philippines, Sweden
In war-torn Afghanistan it is not the Taliban that poses the greatest threat to women - it is their own families.
Human Rights, Women, Afghanistan
Haunted by his decision not to intervene as civilians were killed, a former UN commander returns to Croatia 20 years on.