Poverty & Development

What's left of the Latin American left?

Protests against corruption and the electoral shifts point to a region that has consolidated democratic governance.

by Hisham Aidi

Human Rights

Remembering Operation Condor

With the US' encouragement, the alliance in South America would go on to torture and murder many civilians.

by Belen Fernandez

Poverty & Development

Pilgrims bitten by snakes at Paraguay papal Mass

At least 14 people bitten during Mass conducted by Pope Francis, who has wrapped up his South American tour.

Latin America

Pope Francis begins South America trip in Ecuador

Leader of Catholic church arrives in Ecuador as he starts three-nation tour, that also includes Bolivia and Paraguay.


Copa America: Peru beat Paraguay to clinch third place

Guerrero scores one and sets up another as Peru end tournament in third place for second time running.


Copa America: Brazil crash out on penalties

Match finished 1-1 in normal time but Paraguay set up a semi-final clash with Argentina after a 4-3 win on penalties.


Paraguay president urges end to corruption

Horacio Cartes, who was accused of graft himself in the past, calls on government officials to stop robbing the country.


Keep the forests standing for people and the planet

Deforestation and forest degradation are major contributors to global warming and account for greenh

by Ibrahim Thiaw

US & Canada

Infamous US military school still draws fire

Training Latin American soldiers, 'School of the Americas' continues to stir debate after notorious human rights abuses.


Pope sacks controversial Paraguayan bishop

Bishop Rogelio Ricardo Livieres Plano had caused a stir for promoting a priest accused of sexual misconduct.

Human Rights

Reappearing the disappeared of Operation Condor

Can memory bring justice for the thousands of disappeared in Latin America?

by Belen Fernandez


San Lorenzo reach maiden Copa final

Argentine side were pelted by objects from the stands but beat Bolivar 5-1 on aggregate to seal decider against Nacional


San Lorenzo rout Bolivar in 1st leg

Argentine club eye maiden Libertadores Cup final after commanding performance against Bolivar in semi-final first-leg.