Manuel Rapalo

Manuel Rapalo

Latin America

Mexico violence: Controversy over children in militias

Recent images of armed children dressed in fatigues and lined up like soldiers have circulated on Mexican social media.

Mexico violence: Controversy over children in militias

Latin America

One year after Brazil's worst industrial disaster

Anniversary of day 270 people were killed when a dam collapsed, sending a tide of toxic waste to flood Brumadinho.

One year after Brazil's worst industrial disaster

Latin America

Mexico's violent history: Activists create memorials

One of most visible anti-monuments dedicated to 43 students who went missing from Iguala, Mexico in 2013.

Mexico's violent history: Activists create memorials

Latin America

Argentina declares economic emergency

Parliament has announced new measures aimed at alleviating debt crisis, as inflation and poverty levels rise.

Argentina declares economic emergency

Latin America

Violence in Mexico: President makes fighting crime top priority

Why Mexico's president says he is still proud of his efforts to tackle crime, despite record rise in murders.

Violence in Mexico: President makes fighting crime top priority

Latin America

Concerns as Mexico moves to begin multibillion-dollar rail system

Critics warn of the potential negative effects the project could have on indigenous communities and on kilometres of the pristine tropical jungle.

Concerns as Mexico moves to begin multibillion-dollar rail system

Latin America

Year 2019 to be Mexico's most violent on record

Promises made by President AMLO to curb the spiralling violence have so far failed, leaving grieving families to pick up the pieces.

Year 2019 to be Mexico's most violent on record

Latin America

Amnesty: 22 killed, 2,000 injured in Chile's protest crackdown

Amnesty International has published a report detailing a range of human rights abuses in Chile since protests started a month ago.

Amnesty: 22 killed, 2,000 injured in Chile's protest crackdown

Latin America

Chile protests: New symbol calls attention to indigenous

As unrest continues to grip cities across Chile, a symbol has emerged, calling attention to the country's indigenous communities.

Chile protests: New symbol calls attention to indigenous

Latin America

Ecuador government agrees to return fuel subsidies

Indigenous representatives celebrate announcement, but condemn violent crackdown by police that has left at least 10 people dead, and sent more than 1,000 others to jail.

Ecuador government agrees to return fuel subsidies

Latin America

Ecuador sees 10th day of anti-austerity protests

At least five people have been killed in unrest as demonstrators push for President Lenin Moreno to repeal a law that ended a 40-year-old fuel subsidy.

Ecuador sees 10th day of anti-austerity protests

Mexico

Is Mexico's president fulfilling 'Robin Hood' policies?

AMLO has given up the luxurious Mexican White House compound, moved to sell off the presidential jet and cut exorbitant government salaries.

Is Mexico's president fulfilling 'Robin Hood' policies?