Latin America

Three Honduran policemen killed in shoot-out to free MS-13 leader

Alexander Mendoza, a notorious MS-13 figure also known as 'El Porky', escaped during the attack.

Three Honduran policemen killed in shoot-out to free MS-13 leader

AJ IMPACT

From drugs to flowers: Colombia's Valentine's Day rose boom

Flowers were supposed to be substitution crops for coca. The flower industry is booming but so is coca production.

Latin America

Mexico drug war: Victims' families look for relatives' bodies

Victims' relatives say government should spearhead recovery of relatives' bodies as they stage searches for remains.

AJ Impact

World tax rewrite can raise countries' revenues by $100bn: OECD

OECD said that the gains from the tax overhaul would be 'broadly similar' across rich, middle, and low income countries.

World tax rewrite can raise countries' revenues by $100bn: OECD

Mexico

Killing of Mexican woman sparks outrage

Escamilla was killed in Mexico City by her partner, who removed her organs and dumped them into sewer drain.

Ingrid Escamilla murder: Mexican social media users express shock

AJ Impact

IMF lands in Argentina amid debt crisis

The international lender is a key player in the country's plan to restructure its debt.

IMF lands in Argentina amid debt crisis

Latin America

Pope avoids question of married priests in Amazon document

Pope Francis pleads for social justice and environmental respect for Amazon basin.

Pope avoids question of married priests in Amazon document

Weather

Heavy rain and mudslides kill eight in Bolivia

Seasonal rains cause deadly floods and widespread damage in northern and western Bolivia.

Heavy rain and mudslides kill eight in Bolivia

Latin America

Catholic Church to reveal decision on priestly celibacy in Amazon

Church mulls decision due to scarcity of priests in Amazon and decreasing number of Roman Catholics in Latin America.

Latin America

Opposition leader Guaido returns to Venezuela after tour

Juan Guaido visited the White House and the World Economic Forum during tour aimed at ousting President Nicolas Maduro.

Opposition leader Guaido returns to Venezuela after tour

Venezuela

Venezuela adds civilian militia to armed forces

The move will vastly expand the military headcount with less-trained civilian militia members.

Venezuela adds civilian militia to armed forces

Latin America

Making Mexico City more accessible for disabled people

Advocacy group Independent Living says only 10 percent of disabled people are integrated into mainstream Mexican society.

Latin America

Constitutional crisis in El Salvador over Bukele's security plan

Backed by military officers, President Bukele briefly occupied legislature to demand vote on loan for security forces.

Constitutional crisis in El Salvador over Bukele's security plan

Latin America

Democratic primaries: Climate change a key issue for voters

Polls show climate change is an issue voters really care about but it will not necessarily affect their votes.

Latin America

Chile drought enters critical phase

Almost half a million people in Chile struggle to access water