Argentina

Hunt for cause of massive South America power outage begins

'Unprecedented' blackout probed for flaws in South America's power grid that connects the region's largest nations.

Hunt for cause of massive South America power outage begins

Latin America

Guatemala arrests fugitive ex-military chief accused of genocide

Luis Enrique Mendoza, on the run since 2011, faces charges for his alleged role in 1982 massacre of Maya Ixil people.

Guatemala arrests fugitive ex-military chief accused of genocide

Latin America

Millions suffer as power outage hits Latin America

Authorities scrambling to restore power in Argentina, Uruguay and parts of Paraguay after massive blackout.

Tens of millions suffer as power outage hits Argentina, Uruguay

Guatemala

Guatemalans vote in general election amid tensions

A top election official recently left the country due to threats of violence.

Guatemalans vote in general election amid tensions

Argentina

Massive power blackout hits Latin America

Tens of millions lost their power in Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday as Argentinian president promises investigation.

Massive power blackout hits Argentina, Uruguay

Latin America

Guatemala's elections: Five things to know

Presidential candidates' proposals to address migration range from farmer support to US military bases

Guatemala's elections: Five things to know

Latin America

Mexico real estate price hikes leave thousands displaced

Mexico’s capital is one of the most expensive cities in Latin America, at least when it comes to the cost of owning a house.

Mexico real estate price hikes leave thousands displaced

AJ Impact

Lacking rights, Guatemalan workers struggle in informal economy

Lacking rights and rights protections, informal workers can suffer debilitating blows to their fragile livelihoods.

Lacking rights, Guatemalan workers struggle in informal economy

Immigration

Mexico's migration chief offers resignation to president

Announcement comes as Mexico beefs up security along its southern border in effort to stem the flow of migrants north.

Mexico's migration chief offers resignation to president

Latin America

Migrant Caravan: Hundreds using secret convoys

Convoys of trucks that head out from a little guarded border point between Guatemala and Mexico are controlled by people smugglers.

Latin America

Confusion over Mexico's National Guard deployment to south border

Days after deployment announced, no signs of forces at Mexico-Guatemala border; officials refuse to discuss deployment.

Confusion over Mexico's National Guard deployment to south border

Argentina

Argentina group identifies 130th person taken during dictatorship

Javier Matias Darroux Mijalchuk, taken when he was a baby, says 'recovering my identity is homage to my parents'.

Argentina group identifies 130th person taken during dictatorship

Ecuador

Ecuador's highest court backs same-sex marriage

LGBT and human rights activists celebrate the ruling, which will pave the way for more rights for same-sex couples.

Ecuador's highest court backs same-sex marriage

AJ Impact

Argentine court upholds law banning mines

The legal decision marks a rare success for a grassroots movement and could, over time, spur more activism.

Argentine court upholds law banning mines

Brazil

Brazil indigenous affairs head fired amid push to develop Amazon

Sacking of FUNAI chief comes as President Bolsonaro pursues opening up reservation lands for commercial activity.

Brazil indigenous affairs head fired amid push to develop Amazon