Lucia Newman

Lucia Newman

"Lucia Newman, based in Buenos Aires, is Al Jazeera's Latin America editor. She has 25 years of experience in television and journalism.

A recipient of many awards in journalism, in 2001 Lucia picked up the prestigious Edward R. Morrow Award for ""sustained coverage of Elian Gonzalez"", the child at the centre of a heated custody and immigration battle in 2000 involving the Cuban and US governments."

Latin America

Chile imposes tough new immigration measures

Chile imposes tougher immigration measures to cope with the influx of migrants from neighbouring countries.

Chile imposes tough new immigration measures

Latin America

Mike Pompeo meets Mexico's president-elect Obrador

The US secretary of state met the incoming and outgoing presidents of Mexico while protesters, angry at the US' treatment of immigrants, hounded Pompeo's visit.

Mike Pompeo meets Mexico's president-elect Obrador

Latin America

Illegal guns from the US fuel Mexico's drug cartel violence

Incoming Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador wants to impress upon the US Trump administration that the deteriorating security situation is the concern and responsibility of both countries.

Illegal guns from the US fuel Mexico's drug cartel violence

Latin America

Rescued Chilean miners send support to trapped Thai team

The lessons learned from the dazzling 2010 rescue of 33 trapped miners in Chile can offer some valuable lessons to the Thai rescue effort.

Rescued Chilean miners send support to trapped Thai team

Latin America

Mexico election: Voters hope for urgent change

Does Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador have the skill to reach the high bar he has set for himself and his country?

Mexico election: Voters hope for urgent change

Latin America

Mexico election: Dealing with corruption and violence

Corruption and violent crime form a vicious circle in impoverished Mexican areas, but there are hopes the new president elected on Sunday can help break the cycle.

Mexico election: Dealing with corruption and violence

Mexico

Will the working class be the kingmakers in Mexico's elections?

Mexicans go to the polls on Sunday for an election that could upend the political status quo.

Will the working class be the kingmakers in Mexico's elections?

Latin America

Mexico election: Who are the main candidates?

Political parties are drawing huge crowds who are all looking for a better future.

Mexico election: Who are the main candidates?

Latin America

Colombia's presidential runoff: What to expect

Second-round showdown between Ivan Duque and Gustavo Petro will likely impact a still fragile peace agreement with the FARC.

Colombia's presidential runoff: What to expect

Latin America

Colombia presidential election: What to expect

Colombians are likely to choose between the two candidates on the opposite extremes of the political spectrum.

Colombia presidential election: What to expect

Colombia

Colombia: Former FARC fighters feel betrayed by government

Former FARC members claim they are being hunted and armed paramilitary groups are once again rising in former FARC territory in Colombia.

Colombia: Former FARC fighters feel betrayed by government

Venezuela

Venezuela in a quagmire

With the main opposition parties boycotting the polls, President Nicolas Maduro poised for re-election despite a low approval rating.

Venezuela in a quagmire