Mariana Sanchez

Mariana Sanchez

Mariana Sanchez is an Emmy Award winner and has reported from more than 20 countries from around the world covering armed conflict, social and political affairs for 20 years. She is currently covering Mexico's drug war.

Latin America

Brazil violent crime deaths hit record 62,000

Rival drug gang fighting blamed for a significant portion of killings over the last year.

Brazil violent crime deaths hit record 62,000

Latin America

Brazil's poor bear brunt of social programmes' funding cuts

Although unemployment rates have fallen, broken promises and economic mismanagement have left millions struggling to make ends meet.

Brazil's poor bear brunt of social programmes' funding cuts

Latin America

UNESCO: Restoring Brazil museum after massive fire may take years

After the destruction of the National Museum, experts say other heritage sites in the country are also at risk from a lack of state funding.

UNESCO: Restoring Brazil museum after massive fire may take years

Latin America

‘Brazil’s Trump’ leads polls ahead of vote after stabbing

Far-right Bolsonaro leads the polls ahead of the election, but support for opposition candidate Haddad has also risen.

‘Brazil’s Trump’ leads polls ahead of vote after stabbing

Peru

Aid groups strain as Venezuelan refugee crisis spills over

Nearly two million Venezuelans are seeking better lives in neighbouring countries in Latin America and aid groups and local humanitarians are struggling to bear the load.

Aid groups strain as Venezuelan refugee crisis spills over

Latin America

Venezuela refugees feel unwanted in Peru

Venezuelans leaving their country are finding life problematic in Peru. Racial slurs and hate speech have made it hard for many of them to feel safe.

Venezuela refugees feel unwanted in Peru

Latin America

Peru sees Venezuelan migrant influx despite restrictions

One migrant, Maria, tells Al Jazeera she is not in Peru to 'take away a job from someone else', but because her 'children had nothing to eat'.

Peru sees Venezuelan migrant influx despite restrictions

Latin America

Venezuela migrant crisis: Peru imposes new entry restrictions

Passports are now required in an effort to stem the flow of Venezuelans fleeing their country's economic crisis.

Venezuela migrant crisis: Peru imposes new entry restrictions

Latin America

Peru protests: President faces political crisis

Peruvian president proposed a referendum on reforms to uproot structural corruption, but it’s not clear if he will have Congress’ support.

Peru protests: President faces political crisis

Latin America

Nicaragua protests: Ortega opponents fear for their lives

Pro-government protesters have taken to the streets as intimidation of anti-government protesters causes many of the president’s opponents to go into hiding.

Nicaragua protests: Ortega opponents fear for their lives

Latin America

Nicaragua protests: People still living in fear

Nicaraguan security forces launched what they called a 'clean-up operation' on Monimbo, a historical bastion of resistance since the Sandinista revolution.

Nicaragua protests: People still living in fear

Latin America

Nicaragua unrest: 39 years since Sandinista revolution

On Thursday, Nicaragua celebrates the 39th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution in the midst of government crackdowns on opponents, using what some would say is an iron fist.

Nicaragua unrest: 39 years since Sandinista revolution