Study: Citizens in Latin America, Caribbean Consider Region the Least Safe in the World

Citizens in Latin America and the Caribbean, for the ninth consecutive year, have told...

The Bankruptcy of 21st Century Socialism

Jorge G. Castañeda, Mexico City (The New York Times Opinion) — It is difficult...

How Maradona Supports Anti-Imperialism Across Latin America

The Argentine soccer legend is a strong supporter of social causes in the continent,...

Violence, Inequality Imposes ‘De Facto Limit’ on Poor Central America Communities

The University of Costa Rica (UCR) recently published a study entitled “Central America Torn,”...

US Easing of Gun Export Controls Could Send New Wave of Arms to Latin America

(Insightcrime.org) US President Donald Trump has proposed a new reform that would ease firearm...

Latin American elections mean volatility for emerging markets investors

Latin America has election fever. El Salvador held parliamentary and mayoral votes in March,...

The Dominican Republic Switches Allegiance from Taiwan to China; Global Chess Game Continues

The Dominican Republic government broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan and switch allegiances to China,...

Pence calls on Latin America to join US in isolating Venezuela, suspend election

Washington - The Trump administration called on Latin American and Caribbean nations Monday to...

Financial Experts: US Will Fail to Undermine China-South America Free Trade Deal

Financial experts discussed remarks by Argentine Ambassador to China Diego Ramiro Guelar, who said...

The Fall of Ortega’s Central American Wall

This article published in January 2016 on Confidencial.com. ni was translated from Spanish by...

Nicaragua’s Unfinished Revolution Takes A New Turn

(Bloomberg) Whether brandishing a Kalashnikov or a stacked court, Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega has...

‘Breathtaking homicidal violence’: Latin America in grip of murder crisis

Latin America has suffered more than 2.5 million murders since the start of this...

Chinese Start-Ups Turn To Latin America as New Land Of Tech Opportunities

The golden opportunity for Chinese start-ups to "go Latin" may have arrived. Things have...

In 1895 Argentina Had the World’s Highest GDP Per Capita: What Went Wrong?

It is widely known that towards the end of the 19th century Argentina had...
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The Silent Darién (VIDEO)

The Darien Gap (el Tapón del Darién in Spanish) is considered by some to...

Where Is The Border Between North and South America?

The Panamanian border with Colombia is the demarcation between North and South America. The...

The Panama Canal’s Forgotten Casualties

It was the greatest infrastructure project the world had ever seen. When the 77...

Summit Of America Leaders Urged To Take Stronger Measures To Isolate Venezuela’s Maduro

(Reuters) - The Heads of State and Government of Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Chile,...

Stop and Search? This Poor Community in Brazil Says Yes, Please.

Rio De Janeiro: To quell a burst of carjackings, supermarket lootings and murders, military...

US-China Trade War May Boost Mexico, Central America Apparel Makers

Apparel makers in Mexico and Central America could benefit from the US's $50 billion...

MS13 Is a Street Gang, Not a Drug Cartel — and the Difference Matters

In October 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that pursuing the Mara Salvatrucha, a...

Latin America Falls Short on Anti-Crime Efforts: US State Department

(Insightcrime.org) An annual report by the US State Department on international drug trafficking suggests...

Russia to Continue Pursuing Cooperation Policy in Latin America

Moscow will follow the US policy with respect to the countries of Latin America...

Serving time with Mom in prison: cruel sentence, or a child’s right?

From the pint-sized toilets to the colorful bedrooms and backyard filled with overturned tricycles,...

42 Of The 50 Most Violent Cities In The World Are in Latin America

Latin America has the sad title of being the region that hosts the largest...

Google Brings Free WiFi to Mexico, First Stop in Latin America?

MEXICO CITY - Alphabet's Google said on Tuesday that it will launch a network...

Potent Mexico City earthquake was a rare ‘bending’ quake, study finds – and it could happen again

Six months have passed since a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Mexico City, toppling 40...

Time To Pay Attention to Latin America In An Era of Change

The United States should look beyond the traditional paradigm of security, migration, and narcotics...

Latin American countries sign legally binding pact to protect land defenders

Officials from 24 Latin American and Caribbean states have signed a legally binding environmental...

Only One Country Ready to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse, According to Scientists

Brazilian mathematicians considering humanity's chances of surviving a zombie uprising have calculated that to...

Latin America poised to agree world’s first legal pact for nature defenders

Latin American countries are poised to agree the world’s first legally binding convention to...

Populism and Division: Latin America At The Ballot Box

It does not seem long ago that analysts were predicting a new chapter in...

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