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

Machu Picchu rubbish crisis threatens UNESCO heritage site

Tourists leave behind more than five tonnes of rubbish every day.

Machu Picchu rubbish crisis threatens UNESCO heritage site

Latin America

Venezuela crisis: The refugees who fled a collapsed economy

Dire economic conditions in Venezuela cause worst refugee crisis in Latin America's history: Brookings Institute.

Venezuela crisis: The refugees who fled a collapsed economy

Latin America

Indigenous Bolivians fear renewed racism after Morales removed

Attitudes towards indigenous have begun to change after Evo Morales, who became Bolivia's first indigenous president nearly fourteen years ago, was deposed.

Indigenous Bolivians fear renewed racism after Morales removed

Latin America

Bolivia unrest: Interim president signs election law

Interim President Anez enacted the bill to call elections in Bolivia after weeks of nationwide turmoil.

Bolivia unrest: Interim president signs election law

Latin America

Bolivia unrest: Police disperse funeral protest with tear gas

Police fire tear gas at thousands of anti-government supporters attending funeral of eight killed in El Alto.

Bolivia unrest: Police disperse funeral protest with tear gas

Latin America

Bolivians in Morales stronghold mourn eight killed in clashes

Morales's supporters blame interim gov't of President Anez as security forces quell blockade at El Alto fuel plant.

Bolivians in Morales stronghold mourn eight killed in clashes

Latin America

Peru voters demand corruption-free gov't

Peru tries to move on from a series of corruption scandals, but will an election end the political crisis?

Peru voters demand corruption-free gov't

Latin America

Peru airport going ahead despite threat to Machu Picchu

Historians and archeologists say the new airport could damage Machu Picchu, the crown jewel of the Inca civilisation.

Peru airport going ahead despite threat to Machu Picchu

Latin America

Peru's heritage museum showcases history through textiles

The collection includes mummies, tattooed human fragments, musical instruments, dolls, and ceramics - all shut away in vaults.

Peru's heritage museum showcases history through textiles

Latin America

Cuba referendum: Results expected Monday

Ballots are being counted for the draft constitution that many say could open the country's economy up to the world.

Cuba referendum: Results expected Monday

Africa

Dakar rally: Qatar's Al-Attiyah edges over victory

He is the first competitor from the Middle East to have won this race twice.

Dakar rally: Qatar's Al-Attiyah edges over victory

Africa

Dakar rally: Is the new route in Peru the hardest yet?

Organisers warn new route through Peruvian desert could be one of the hardest for competitors, physically and mentally.

Dakar rally: Is the new route in Peru the hardest yet?