John Holman

John Holman

Latin America

Mexico fails to provide promised jobs to migrants

The Mexican government has promised shelter, healthcare and work opportunities for migrants while they are in the country.

Mexico fails to provide promised jobs to migrants

Latin America

Mexico government cuts spending, claims to have saved $6bn

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has halved his salary, sold the presidential plane and flies economy.

Mexico government cuts spending, claims to have saved $6bn

Latin America

Nicaragua's $50bn canal plan sinks after six years

Plan fails as Chinese financier lost most of his billions before the work could start.

Nicaragua's $50bn canal plan sinks after six years

Latin America

Nicaragua anniversary: The regrets of ex-revolutionaries

Political repression has worsened since mass protests began last year and many have fled to Costa Rica.

Nicaragua anniversary: The regrets of ex-revolutionaries

Latin America

Nicaragua revolution: Divisions continue after 40 years

President and former rebel, Daniel Ortega, called for a divided nation to come together, but people are sceptical.

Nicaragua revolution: Divisions continue after 40 years

Latin America

Mexico's new police force yet to receive promised UN training

Human rights training is yet to take place for Mexico's new National Guard forces.

Mexico's new police force yet to receive promised UN training

Latin America

Migrant Caravan: Hundreds using secret convoys

Convoys of trucks that head out from a little guarded border point between Guatemala and Mexico are controlled by people smugglers.

Migrant Caravan: Hundreds using secret convoys

Latin America

The human cost of Mexico-US migration agreement

Mexico agreed to introduce new measures to stop Central American migrants from reaching the US.

The human cost of Mexico-US migration agreement

Drugs

Mexican drug cartels, poppy farmers and the US fentanyl crisis

How Mexico's drug cartels are feeding the US opioid crisis, and putting the country's poppy farmers out of business.

Mexican drug cartels, poppy farmers and the US fentanyl crisis

Venezuela

Who is Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido?

Juan Guaido, the man challenging Nicolas Maduro, once expressed horror over the 1992 coup in Venezuela, yet ironically, he just launched his own military uprising.

Who is Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido?

Europe

Spain rejects Mexico's demand for an apology over conquest

Mexico's president says Spain, pope must apologise for 500-year-old killings amid warm ties between two countries.

Spain rejects Mexico's demand for an apology over conquest

Latin America

Mexico's soup kitchens are shutting down

President says he ordered a budget cut for social programmes to stamp out corruption, but the move surprised many.

Mexico's soup kitchens are shutting down