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.

Immigration

Why Guatemalan minors seek asylum in US

Guatemala's Ministry of Foreign Affairs says nearly 6,000 unaccompanied Guatemalan children are in shelters around the United States.

Why Guatemalan minors seek asylum in US

Immigration

Increase in number of Central American migrants deported from US

The number of Central American migrants being deported from the US has risen dramatically.

Increase in number of Central American migrants deported from US

Latin America

Guatemala volcano: Thousands left homeless after eruption

Thousands are living in temporary shelters following last week's eruption of Mount Fuego.

Guatemala volcano: Thousands left homeless after eruption

Latin America

Guatemala volcano eruption: Anger over lack of government warning

Families are continuing to search for missing relatives one week after Mount Fuego erupted in Guatemala.

Guatemala volcano eruption: Anger over lack of government warning

Latin America

Guatemala: Rescue teams abandon search for survivors of Fuego

Emergency teams lose hope of finding anyone else alive since last Sunday's eruption, which has claimed the lives of at least 110 people, left 200 missing and thousands more homeless.

Guatemala: Rescue teams abandon search for survivors of Fuego

Honduras

Life-threatening journey of Honduran migrants to the US

Thousands of Hondurans risk their lives every year, leaving the country in the hope of a better future in the United States.

Life-threatening journey of Honduran migrants to the US

Latin America

Pope Francis' farewell mass in Peru ends tour

More than half a million people gathered in Peru to pray with their pope for the first time in nearly 30 years.

Pope Francis' farewell mass in Peru ends tour

Latin America

Pope Francis defends indigenous groups in Peru

The pontiff condemned corruption in Latin America and said environmental degradation cannot be separated from moral degradation.

Pope Francis defends indigenous groups in Peru

Peru

Peru Dakar rally: Palaeontologists worry about geoglyphs

In Peru, palaeontologists and archaeologists have warned that the Dakar rally poses a serious risk to parts of the country's unique geological fabric, one of the world's largest geoglyphs.

Peru Dakar rally: Palaeontologists worry about geoglyphs

Peru

Dakar rally: 40th edition begins in Lima

It's the 40th edition of the world's biggest annual off-road rally race, featuring hundreds of competing cars, trucks, bikes and quads.

Dakar rally: 40th edition begins in Lima

Honduras

Honduras rubbish: Eco-cides take over Caribbean coast

Masses of rubbish are floating in the Caribbean, along the coast from neighbouring Guatemala. They are known as ‘eco-cides’ in Honduras.

Honduras rubbish: Eco-cides take over Caribbean coast

Peru

Peru's president survives bribery impeachment

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski survives congressional vote on whether or not he received bribes from Brazilian construction firm.

Peru's president survives bribery impeachment