Abortion

Honduras strict abortion law: Women judged no matter the verdict

Honduran women accused of having abortions - even if not convicted - face years of stigmatisation.

Honduras strict abortion law: Women judged no matter the verdict

Latin America

Argentina economy looking to US dollar during crisis

Argentina is waiting for the International Monetary Fund's decision on a loan to boost its economy.

Latin America

Venezuela releases key opposition leader from jail

Zambrano was arrested in May for supporting a failed uprising led by opposition leader Juan Guaido on April 30.

Venezuela's key opposition leader Edgar Zambrano released

Latin America

Mexico mass grave: Dozens of bodies found in plastic bags

At least 29 bodies were found stuffed in 119 plastic bags in a well outside of Guadalajara.

Mexico mass grave: Dozens of bodies found in plastic bags

Environment

Hundreds killed in Brazil's Amazon over land, resources: HRW

Human Rights Watch finds that of 300 cases of killings in the Amazon in the last decade, only 14 were tried in court.

Hundreds killed in Brazil's Amazon over land, resources: HRW

Latin America

Haiti fuel shortage: Protesters call for president's resignation

Days of protests have left the Caribbean nation to a standstill, roads have been blocked and some schools, banks and government offices have closed their doors.

Latin America

Massive blackout hits four countries in Central America

Honduras and Nicaragua experienced significant power cuts, while El Salvador and Guatemala experienced partial outages.

Massive blackout hits four countries in Central America

Latin America

Bahamas: Volunteers set up temporary clinic

Clinic set up by volunteers from International Medical Corps aims to prevent post-hurricane diseases.

Latin America

Venezuela opposition: Norway-mediated talks with Maduro are over

Opposition leader Juan Guaido calls effort 'finished', more than a month after Nicolas Maduro broke off the dialogue.

Venezuela opposition: Norway-mediated talks with Maduro are over

Latin America

Bahamas aftermath: Aid resumes as second storm passes

Many families hoping things will start improving before end of year.

Latin America

Colombia plane crash kills seven and injures three

Incident occurs shortly after the aircraft took off from the airport in the southwestern city of Popayan.

Colombia plane crash kills seven and injures three

Latin America

Desperate journeys: NGO teaches migrant children at Mexico border

Mexico’s president has said that state education would be available for young asylum seekers but little effort is made to get them into school.

Bahamas

Hurricane-hit Bahamas faces new tropical storm warning

Prime minister says he hopes the potential storm will cause few problems - but people are prepared.

Bahamas

Hurricane-hit Bahamas: International aid assist victims

The international community is doing what it can to provide everyday items to help the Bahamas rebuild the lives torn apart by the storm.

Weather

Tropical storm Humberto lashes hurricane-hit Bahamas

The storm is expected to strengthen into a hurricane on Sunday as it moves away from the Bahamas and the US coast.

Tropical storm Humberto lashes hurricane-hit Bahamas