Asylum Seekers

'No human rights': Mexico blocks migrant caravan headed north

National Guard use pepper spray, shields to break up caravan of asylum seekers, migrants outside Tapachula.

'No human rights': Mexico blocks migrant caravan headed north

Juan Guaido

A year on, Guaido's image in trouble as opposition faces cracks

Where does Venezuela's opposition stand a year after Juan Guaido declared himself interim president?

Latin America

Venezuela has 'world's highest murder rate'

A non-government organisation says many of the murders in the South American country are extrajudicial killings by police.

AJ Impact

Anti-corruption alarm: Efforts are stagnating, warns watchdog

Anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International says political financing is susceptible to corporate interests.

Anti-corruption alarm: Efforts are stagnating, warns watchdog

Latin America

Prominent Guatemala migrant shelter receives threats: Director

Country's rights ombudsman calls for probe into threats against Casa del Migrante, which hosts migrants heading north.

Prominent Guatemala migrant shelter receives threats: Director

Asylum Seekers

New Guatemalan gov't to stick with controversial US asylum deal

The so-call 'safe third country' agreement has drawn widespread criticism from migrant rights advocates.

New Guatemalan gov't to stick with controversial US asylum deal

Latin America

Brazil: Prosecutors accuse Glenn Greenwald in hacking case

News of criminal complaint denounced by journalists and campaigners as attempt to stifle free speech in the country.

Brazil: Prosecutors accuse Glenn Greenwald in hacking case

Latin America

Venezuela intelligence agents raid Guaido offices: Opposition

Guaido, who has defied a travel ban to go to Europe, is locked in a power struggle with President Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela intelligence agents raid Guaido offices: Opposition

AJ Impact

Argentina drafts bill to fix debt crisis

'We cannot sustain the debt load today, so we have to transform that load', says economic minister Martin Guzman.

Argentina drafts bill to fix debt crisis

Environment

Brazil charges ex-Vale CEO with homicide for dam disaster

The dam disaster in Brazil's Minas Gerais state killed more than 250 people almost a year ago.

Brazil charges ex-Vale CEO with homicide for dam disaster

Environment

Brazil to create 'Amazon Council' to protect and develop forest

The move follows intense criticism of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policies.

Brazil to create 'Amazon Council' to protect and develop forest

Venezuela

Pompeo vows US support as he meets Venezuela's Guaido in Colombia

Nicolas Maduro's government dismisses opposition leader's bid abroad to shore up international backing as 'irrelevant'.

Pompeo vows US support as he meets Venezuela's Guaido in Colombia

Latin America

Migrant group camps at Guatemala-Mexico border in bid to reach US

Hundreds of Central Americans are camped on Guatemala border as they prepare to enter Mexico in a group on Monday.

Latin America

Psychologists who designed CIA torture to testify at Guantanamo

Psychologists to testify on CIA interrogation methods to stop new al-Qaeda attacks on the US after 9/11 attack.

Latin America

Mexico murder rate hits record high in 2019

Official data shows an average of 95 murders each day last year, as violence continues to rise in the country.

Mexico murder rate hits record high in 2019