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.

Peru

Peru arrests construction bigwigs accused of bribery

For decades Brazil’s construction giant built public works in more than 10 countries across Latin America.

Peru arrests construction bigwigs accused of bribery

Latin America

Honduras president accused of election fraud

The election has been criticised by international observers as being slow and lacking transparency. It has also prompted allegations of fraud from the opposition candidate, who holds a narrow lead over the incumbent.

Honduras president accused of election fraud

Latin America

Honduras election: President Hernandez seeks second term

Public security, corruption, economics, and human rights are all issues as Hondurans head to the polls on Sunday.

Honduras election: President Hernandez seeks second term

Latin America

Honduras: Police struggle to curb gang violence

Although improvements have been made, the murder rate is still six times the global average in Honduras and residents in San Pedro Sula still live in fear.

Honduras: Police struggle to curb gang violence

Women's Rights

Miss Peru contenders turn pageant into gender violence protest

The Miss Peru beauty pageant has turned into a protest. The contestants were staged against a backdrop of images of abuse and quoted statistics on violence against women.

Miss Peru contenders turn pageant into gender violence protest

Business & Economy

Indigenous Peruvians take Glencore UK to court over police abuse

Britain's High Court is set to determine whether Peruvian miners were abused by police, during an environmental protest against Xstrada’s Tintaya copper mine, Glencore's Peruvian subsidiary, in May 2012.

Indigenous Peruvians take Glencore UK to court over police abuse

Latin America

Peru: Ballerina free after 25 years in prison for hiding rebel

In Peru, a former ballerina has been released from prison after serving a 25-year sentence for hiding a rebel leader in her dance studio. Maritza Garrido was released on Monday, on the eve of the 25th anniversary of her arrest along with Abimael Guzman.

Peru: Ballerina free after 25 years in prison for hiding rebel

Latin America

Worker deaths exposes 'slave-like conditions' in Peru

Safety inspectors in Peru are trying to crack down on dangerous working conditions. They have been prompted by the recent deaths of two young men who were locked inside their workplace when a fire broke out.

Worker deaths exposes 'slave-like conditions' in Peru

Latin America

Protesters in Peru rally against proposed pardon of former leader

Protesters in Peru are angry at a proposal by President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski to pardon former President Alberto Fujimori who is serving a 25-year prison sentence for human rights violations. Al Jazeera’s Mariana Sanchez reports from Lima.

Protesters in Peru rally against proposed pardon of former leader

Latin America

Bolivia nut shortage crisis forces many into poverty

The brazil nut is Bolivia's most important organic export product. Nearly 25 million tonnes are exported mainly to Brazil, the United States and Europe every year.

Bolivia nut shortage crisis forces many into poverty

Latin America

Festival fuses Bolivia’s Catholic and indigenous traditions

Colourful costumes, dancing and a massive feast are among features of one of the world's most extravagant festivals, held in Bolivia.

Festival fuses Bolivia’s Catholic and indigenous traditions

Latin America

Peru's flood victims hope for recovery

Peruvians are waiting for the end of a brutally rainy season. Floods and landslides have already killed at least 80 people since December. More than 100,000 people have been forced to leave their homes.

Peru's flood victims hope for recovery