Panama has Central America’s only law for rare disease healthcare, but advocates say it is not being fully implemented.
Sandra Cuffe is a freelance journalist based in Central America, where she covers human rights, social movements, environmental issues and militarisat... ion.
Survivors decry new amnesty bill that would free perpetrators of crimes against humanity during the 1960-1996 civil war.
Gabriel Boric may be hindered by deeply fragmented Congress, where negotiations will be necessary to advance his agenda.
Increased turnout expected in runoff election between far-right and social-democratic candidates.
Relatives of Pinochet victims raise alarm as dictatorship emerges as key issue in lead-up to Sunday presidential runoff.
Far-right Jose Antonio Kast and progressive Gabriel Boric to vie for centrists, disaffected voters in Sunday’s runoff.
Years in the making, the new law includes recognition of parental ties and adoption rights for married same-sex couples.
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.