Latin America

Bolivia: Tense calm under interim government

Bolivia is in limbo as it struggles to find a way forward after weeks of political turmoil.

Latin America

'A Rapist in Your Path': Chile's women protest abuse

Women over 40 are joining the protest started by younger Chileans to protest violence against women by men.

Latin America

'We'll continue until Duque listens': Colombians hold 3rd strike

Tens of thousands march in Bogota against President Ivan Duque as anti-government protests marks second week.

'We'll continue until Duque listens': Colombians hold 3rd strike

Climate Change

Are Global South experts sidelined in climate conversations?

After COP25 was moved from Chile to Spain, often unheard experts and activists were once again unable to participate.

Are Global South experts sidelined in climate conversations?

Witness

In Enemy Territory: A Colombian Social Leader's Act of Defiance

Trapped between Colombian army and a paramilitary group, a farming community risks a journey to remember the fallen.

Latin America

Colombian protesters prepare for a third national strike

Despite inconveniences, polls say 55 percent of Colombians support strike, though they would also like to see a return to normality.

Venezuela

Fifteen countries ban travel for Venezuela's Maduro and allies

Countries in the Americas agree to ban 29 Venezuelans as efforts increase to push him to step down.

Fifteen countries ban travel for Venezuela's Maduro and allies

Opinion

What is behind state violence in Chile?

The brutal crackdown on protesters and repression of indigenous people has its roots in violent state militarism.

Rodrigo Espinoza-Troncoso

by Rodrigo Espinoza-Troncoso
- Michael Wilson-Becerril

Rodrigo Espinoza-Troncoso

Latin America

Chile protests: Experts say tear gas poses serious harm

Chemical agent is similar to spraying a solution of bicarbonate of soda in eyes of protesters.

Human Rights

'Now we are visible': Chileans with disabilities unite for rights

Amid continuing protests, thousands march to demand constitutional recognition of people with disabilities in Chile.

'Now we are visible': Chileans with disabilities unite for rights

AJ Impact

Brazil's economy is strengthening; Bolsonaro hails GDP report

Gross domestic product figures shows Brazil's economy grew at a faster pace than expected in the third quarter.

Brazil's economy is strengthening; Bolsonaro hails GDP report

Environment

In Pictures: Fighting to survive when the Amazon is under attack

Why protecting indigenous rights is central in the effort to protect the vast Amazon rainforest.

In Pictures: Fighting to survive when the Amazon is under attack

Mexico

Mexico homicide record: 127 deaths reported in a single day

Unprecedented death toll raises questions about government's 'hugs not bullets' policy in tackling drug cartels.

Honduras

Honduras: 7 sentenced for the killing of eco-activist

A court sentenced seven men to prison terms of up to 50 years for murder of environmental activist Berta Caceres.

Berta Caceres: Seven men sentenced to jail in Honduras

AJ Impact

Chinese firm to buy Colombian gold mine; security risks linger

Four employees of Canadian miner Continental Gold were killed in Colombia a single month last year.

Chinese firm to buy Colombian gold mine; security risks linger