Latin America

Argentina's beef industry defies economic downturn

Besides beef, Argentina is trying to export more grain, shoes, and lemon.

Immigration

'Nothing can stop a mother who's searching for her son'

Tens of thousands of US-bound migrants and refugees have gone missing while crossing borders, rights groups say.

'The last call': Searching for missing relatives on migrant route

Human Rights

UN: Number of migrants, refugees from Venezuela reaches 3 million

The exodus, driven by violence, hyperinflation and shortages of food amounts to around one in 12 of the population.

UN: Number of migrants, refugees from Venezuela reaches 3 million

Latin America

Why is Chile flying migrants back home?

Chile returned a planeload of immigrants to their native country on Wednesday in the first in a series of 'humanitarian flights' criticised by migrant groups as 'forced deportations'.

Latin America

Ex-police chief among 'soulless baby traffickers' held in Peru

A former police chief is among the 14 arrested for selling infants for profit, the Peruvian public prosecutor said.

Ex-police chief among 'soulless baby traffickers' held in Peru

Latin America

Migrant caravan arrives in Mexico City en route to US border

The migrant caravan makes a rest stop in Mexico City before pushing on to the US border.

Opinion

Allying with Bolsonaro will harm Venezuela's opposition

If the Venezuelan opposition is truly fighting for democracy, it would not seek an alliance with an undemocratic leader.

Maryhen Jimenez Morales

by Maryhen Jimenez Morales

Maryhen Jimenez Morales

Venezuela

EU extends sanctions on Venezuela for a year

EU says measures 'intended to bring political stability to country' that has seen almost two million flee since 2015.

European Union extends sanctions on Venezuela for a year

Chile

Chile seeks return of artifacts from London museums

Chile is the latest country to seek repatriation for significant items taken away by the British.

Chile seeks return of artifacts from London museums

Latin America

Ex-Brazil president Lula challenges conviction

Former president says the judge who convicted him has proven his bias by accepting the justice minister post.

Ex-Brazil President Lula calls for release, accuses judge of bias

Human Rights

Honduran survivor of migrant massacre joins caravan for safety

A survivor of a 2010 massacre of migrant group, Billy Martinez makes the trek again, hoping to find safety in numbers.

Honduran survivor of migrant massacre joins caravan for safety

Latin America

El Chapo trial: It's business as usual for Sinaloa drug cartel

The upcoming trial of Mexican drug lord might be stopping traffic in New York, but things have moved on back in Sinaloa.

Latin America

Migrant caravan: Mexico City bus offer withdrawn

The migrants continue towards the US on foot after a governor revoked an offer of free transportation to Mexico City.

Latin America

Mexico City waterworks: System upgrade likely to affect millions

An estimated 40 percent of the city’s potable water is believed to be lost through leaky pipes.

Latin America

Venezuela exodus takes its toll on Colombian economy

Venezuela's crumbling economy has forced millions of people to leave the country and seek refuge in the neighbouring country.