Women's Rights

New US asylum rules leave abuse survivors 'always afraid'

Survivors and advocates warn decision to stop granting asylum to domestic violence survivors will lead to more deaths.

New US asylum rules leave abuse survivors 'always afraid'


Why did Latin America stop standing up for Palestine?

After a visible shift to the right, Latin American governments are aligning with Israel.

Cecilia Baeza

by Cecilia Baeza

Cecilia Baeza

Human Rights

More and more are fleeing Central America violence: UN

UN agency expresses concern over the increase in number of people fleeing violence and persecution in Central America.

Central Americans are fleeing violence in higher numbers: UNHCR

United States

Honduras migrants to lose US protected status

Trump administration ends temporary protected status for 57,000 Honduras migrants, prompting outcry from rights groups.

Honduras migrants to lose US protected status, face deportation


Honduran journalists face increasing threats and intimidation

Honduras is the most dangerous country in the Americas for journalists and they say things are getting worse.

Honduran journalists face increasing threats and intimidation

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong invests in renewable energy project

A mere 0.1 percent of the city's power comes from green sources, but the government now seeks to harness the power of the sun.

US-Mexico border

Central Americans: 'Trump treats us like terrorists'

Mexico to issue one-year visas to most vulnerable, ask others on caravan that caught Trump's ire to leave in 20 days.

Central Americans vow to continue as Mexico disperses 'caravan'

The Listening Post

Radio Progreso: Honduran journalists under threat

The independent radio station is playing a dangerous game - alternative narratives, alternative journalism in Honduras.

The Listening Post

Murder in Brazil: Covering the assassination of Marielle Franco

The murder of Franco puts a spotlight on the Brazilian media's treatment of the slums. Plus, Honduras' Radio Progreso.


Honduras arrests 'mastermind' of Berta Caceres murder

Officials say David Castillo Mejia planned the murder and provided support to the killers of environmental activist.

Honduras arrests 'mastermind' behind Berta Caceres' murder


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.

Latin America

Honduras president sworn in amid protests

Juan Orlando Hernandez takes oath of office for a second term amid protests against a bitterly disputed election.


Honduras: protests against President Hernandez continue

There's tight security presence in Honduras as protests continue ahead of the inauguration of re-elected President Juan Orlando Hernandez.


Honduras: 7.6 earthquake triggers Tsunami alert

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck near the coast of Honduras, briefly prompting a tsunami warning.

Honduras: 7.6 earthquake triggers Tsunami alert


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.