John Holman

John Holman

Health

Why did a Mexican hospital use unapproved device on 474 patients?

Patients demand justice 10 years after being implanted with unauthorised tube at flagship neurological institute.

Why did a Mexican hospital use unapproved device on 474 patients?

Latin America

Peru corruption: Judges investigated over favours

More arrests are expected in a corruption scandal surrounding Peru's judiciary.

Peru corruption: Judges investigated over favours

Latin America

Presidential pay cut: Mexican leader to slash salaries

Mexico's incoming president cuts his own salary in austerity push.

Presidential pay cut: Mexican leader to slash salaries

Latin America

Obrador's vision: Controversy in Mexico over proposed amnesty

Mexicans are divided over the bold plan to grant amnesty to some people involved in organised crime.

Obrador's vision: Controversy in Mexico over proposed amnesty

Latin America

Venezuela's deadly prison crisis

Overcrowding, estimated at 250 percent, is spilling over from prisons to jails and simple police lock-ups and is exposing prisoners to disease, starvation and violence.

Venezuela's deadly prison crisis

Latin America

Mexico election: Voters cast ballots in country's largest poll

More than 3,400 posts are up for grabs with leftist 'AMLO' favoured for the presidency.

Mexico election: Voters cast ballots in country's largest poll

Latin America

The Mexican presidential candidate vowing to fight for the poor

Former mayor of Mexico City Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is riding wave of populist support before upcoming election.

The Mexican presidential candidate vowing to fight for the poor

World Cup 2018

Is Mexico's World Cup 2018 campaign aided by the supernatural?

Mexico's self-proclaimed 'head warlock' is attempting to enlist spiritual guardians to aid the nation's football team using mystical traditions that predate the invasion of Spanish conquistadors.

Is Mexico's World Cup 2018 campaign aided by the supernatural?

Latin America

Mexico's Lopez Obrador widens lead in presidential poll

Leftist frontrunner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has widened his lead in the race to win the July 1 presidential election.

Mexico's Lopez Obrador widens lead in presidential poll

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