John Holman

John Holman

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

Brazil

Brazil's president pushes for pension reforms

President Michel Temer's controversial reforms have been blasted by critics across society.

Brazil's president pushes for pension reforms

Sport

Mexico: Indigenous women fight violence with football

Indigenous women in Mexico are finding a sporting way to fight back against physical and sexual violence.

Mexico: Indigenous women fight violence with football

Latin America

Street dogs, unwanted in Mexico, find a new home in Canada

The innovative 'Backstreet Dogs' NGO is attempting to match stray dogs from Mexico with prospective Canadian pet owners.

Street dogs, unwanted in Mexico, find a new home in Canada

Journalism under fire

11 journalists killed in Mexico this year

Worldwide over the past decade, more than 800 journalists have been killed for doing their jobs. In Mexico, 2017 is set to be a record year for the number of journalists killed. Al Jazeera’s John Holman reports from Mexico City.

11 journalists killed in Mexico this year

Latin America

Murder of Berta Caceres part of coordinated plot: lawyer team

A team of lawyers has new evidence on the death of an environmental activist in Honduras.

Murder of Berta Caceres part of coordinated plot: lawyer team

US-Mexico border

Mexico cartels recruit children to smuggle people to US

With less of a risk of being detained, gang leaders are using minors to act as guides in the people smuggling trade.

Mexico cartels recruit children to smuggle people to US

Latin America

Women-only taxi service to improve female safety in Mexico City

In Mexico City, women regularly face threats and assaults when they use taxis.

Women-only taxi service to improve female safety in Mexico City

Canada

Canada and Mexico to work on a trade deal

The leaders of Canada and Mexico have vowed to work on a trade deal that benefits both countries as well as the US. They met in Mexico City.

Canada and Mexico to work on a trade deal