John Holman

John Holman

Latin America

Venezuela election: Students leaving country in droves

Venezuela’s national brain drain has seen students and professors leaving the country in unprecedented numbers.

Venezuela election: Students leaving country in droves

Latin America

Venezuela election: Opposition sceptical about fair polls

Upcoming elections widely seen as unfairly tilted in favour of the ruling party, especially in San Cristobal - a bastion of the opposition.

Venezuela election: Opposition sceptical about fair polls

Latin America

Mexico's high murder rate dominates presidential debates

Rise in drug trafficking and violence has dominated the first of three presidential debates in which frontrunner Andres Obrador came under fire.

Mexico's high murder rate dominates presidential debates

Latin America

Mexico election: Independents seek to shake up presidential race

Mexico's political parties have officially nominated their presidential candidates, who will face off in the July 1 election to succeed President Enrique Pena Nieto.

Mexico election: Independents seek to shake up presidential race

Latin America

Pressure mounts on Mexico to raise minimum wage

Human rights advocates say the current minimum wage, less than $5 a day, condemns millions to a life of poverty.

Pressure mounts on Mexico to raise minimum wage

Latin America

Acapulco: Mexico's murder capital torn apart by violence

Acapulco was once a sought after holiday destination, but now it has the highest murder rate in the world.

Acapulco: Mexico's murder capital torn apart by violence

Honduras

Honduras: protests against President Hernandez continue

There's tight security presence in Honduras as protests continue ahead of the inauguration of re-elected President Juan Orlando Hernandez.

Honduras: protests against President Hernandez continue

Donald Trump

Border wall, immigration dominates Trump's first year

While the border wall remains a gleam in the US president's eye, he has taken aggressive action against immigrants legally in the US, seeking to deport those previously protected by DACA and other programmes.

Border wall, immigration dominates Trump's first year

Latin America

Thousands forced into tents outside Brazil's Sao Paulo

In Brazil, the shortage of affordable housing has forced many residents to set up temporary tents outside the country's largest city, Sao Paulo.

Thousands forced into tents outside Brazil's Sao Paulo

Brazil

Looking ahead to 2018: Brazilian vote scheduled amid crisis

Brazil is emerging from a recession and struggling with the fall-out from corruption scandals. But there's hope that next year's elections could bring change.

Looking ahead to 2018: Brazilian vote scheduled amid crisis

Health

Brazil: Moms of Zika babies struggle to get help, two years on

The outbreak of the Zika virus two years ago caused a global health emergency. Now those children are toddlers, the extent of their health problems is becoming painfully clear.

Brazil: Moms of Zika babies struggle to get help, two years on

Latin America

Brazil's abortion law unsafe for women

Abortion laws in Brazil may soon become some of the most restrictive in Latin America.

Brazil's abortion law unsafe for women