Years in the making, the new law includes recognition of parental ties and adoption rights for married same-sex couples.
Sandra Cuffe is a freelance journalist based in Central America, where she covers human rights, social movements, environmental issues and militarisat... ion.
A runoff election between left-wing and far-right frontrunners is expected but not a given.
Leftist and far-right presidential candidates are two clear frontrunners heading into Chilean elections on Sunday.
The Guatemalan palm oil industry, world’s six largest, faces resistance from Indigenous people demanding land rights.
Retired military officials will stand trial on charges of disappearing and killing dissidents in 1980s during civil war.
Migrant advocates call for rights-based approach ahead of Vice President Harris’ visit to Guatemala and Mexico.
Unless Guatemala speeds up experts say coronavirus vaccine doses that have yet to be administered expire next month.
Survivors and families of victims of a 36-year civil war call on court to reverse closure of peace institutions.
Joe Biden asks officials to submit report on climate-related displacement and migration, a move welcomed by advocates.
Thousands in US-bound migrant caravan were returned to Honduras this month, but many say they will try again. Why?