Latin America

Central American caravans advance amid shifting border policies

Thousands head north, some obtaining humanitarian visas in Mexico, while others fear US's 'Remain in Mexico' policy.

Central American caravans advance amid shifting border policies

Latin America

Nayib Bukele declares victory in El Salvador's elections

Former mayor of San Salvador beats candidates of the two traditional parties that dominated politics for decades.

Nayib Bukele declares victory in El Salvador's elections

El Salvador

Salvadorans head to polls to elect new president

National security, economy and corruption scandals top voters' concerns in Sunday's election.

Salvadorans head to polls to elect new president

Human Rights

El Salvador's presidential hopefuls skirt talking about violence

Insecurity and violence are top concerns among Salvadoran voters, but presidential candidates say little about them.

El Salvador's presidential hopefuls skirt talking about violence

Asylum Seekers

Undeterred by tightened borders, Honduran caravan continues to US

More than 1,800 Central Americans continue to make their way through Guatemala in search of better life in the US.

Undeterred by tightened borders, Honduran caravan continues to US

US-Mexico border

'Migration won't stop no matter how tall the wall is'

Undeterred by Trump's threats and US policies, another group of migrants leaves El Salvador.

'Migration isn't going to stop': Salvadorans join new caravans

Brazil

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

As controversial new leaders find their feet and crises continue, here are the stories to look out for this year.

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

Women's Rights

Salvadoran woman accused of trying to abort rapist's baby freed

Imelda Cortez was freed after judge acquitted her of lesser charges in a case that tested country's strict abortion ban.

Salvadoran woman accused of trying to abort rapist's baby freed

Human Rights

Will El Salvador's Mozote massacre victims get justice?

Juan Antonio Pereira watched as soldiers gunned down his wife and children. Now, the accused are finally standing trial.

El Mozote massacre: Waiting for justice nearly 40 years later

War & Conflict

Digging up the dead in El Salvador to find the truth

As a forensic archaeologist, Israel Ticas has solved more than 500 homicide and missing persons cases.

Digging up the dead in El Salvador to find the truth

Podcast

Seeking asylum at the US border

On a new episode of The Take podcast, Al Jazeera journalists discuss why the words we choose to tell stories matter.

Seeking asylum at the US border

US-Mexico border

More asylum seekers arrive at border as US expands military power

Migrants and refugees continue long wait in Tijuana as US defence chief given extra authority to use military at border.

More asylum seekers arrive at border as US expands military power

US-Mexico border

Mixed reception leaves Central Americans uncertain in Tijuana

Anti-migrant protesters in Mexican border town march towards complex housing thousands who fled their homes last month.

Latin America

New migrant caravans form as initial groups arrive at US border

Hundreds of Salvadorans, fleeing poverty and violence, begin journey to the US-Mexico border.

New migrant caravans form as initial groups arrive at US border

El Salvador

Trial of Salvadoran rape survivor for abortion delayed

Judge postpones trial of Imelda Cortez, accused of aggravated attempted homicide, after prosecutor fails to show up.

Trial of Salvadoran rape survivor for abortion delayed