For the cartel and the smuggler, there is an unmovable bottom line:
the migrants are merchandise, to be profited from one way or the other.
19 May 2016 15:27 GMT | Latin America, Migrants
Government warns of a possible looming crisis as it blocks hundreds of people from moving forward en route to US.
21 Apr 2016 11:28 GMT | Latin America, Costa Rica, Migrants
Lack of exposure to civilian narratives is numbing observers' take on devastating conflict.
26 Mar 2016 16:40 GMT | Latin America, Crime, Mexico
The 20th leak in just five years from a pipeline owned by state oil firm leaves indigenous communities distrustful.
John Holman | 05 Mar 2016 17:32 GMT | Environment, Latin America, Peru, Oil spill
Communities told not to eat fish after pipeline burst pours 3,000 barrels of crude oil into Chiriaco and Morona Rivers.
John Holman | 29 Feb 2016 22:03 GMT | Oil spill, Peru, Latin America
Meet the man who leads Central American migrants through a lethal gauntlet as they attempt to reach the US.
John Holman | 25 Jan 2016 13:22 GMT | Latin America, Crime, El Salvador, Mexico, United States
Indigenous people featured in video disappointed as commercial criticised for "humiliating" Mixe people was taken down.
John Holman | 11 Dec 2015 07:07 GMT | Latin America, Mexico
Uarhukua, a hard-hitting ball game that looks like an ancestor of street hockey, is growing in popularity.
John Holman | 22 Oct 2015 12:03 GMT | Sport, Latin America, Mexico, Brazil
Risking their lives, residents of Cheran in the country's southwest drive out armed gangs who used to protect loggers.
John Holman | 09 Sep 2015 16:02 GMT | Latin America, Mexico, Gang violence, Environment
Many Mexicans doubt authorities' elaborate story about El Chapo's escape from Atiplano prison.
John Holman | 16 Jul 2015 23:10 GMT | Drugs, Mexico, Latin America, Crime
In Mixtec, the elderly population is largely alone as younger family members leave to seek opportunities.
John Holman | 01 Jun 2015 20:49 GMT | Health, Poverty & Development, Latin America
We investigate Big Tobacco's disturbing attempts to increase the sale of cigarettes in Kenya.
Health, Africa, Kenya
An intimate look at the month of Ramadan through the eyes of Muslims in opposite ends of the world.
Religion, Ramadan 2016, New Zealand
After an EU referendum campaign replete with racism and fear, we examine the British media's impact on the result.
Media, Brexit consequences, United Kingdom
We challenge Malaysia's former prime minister, and also debate Ethiopia's treatment of the Oromo people.