InSight Crime’s 2017 Homicide Round-Up In Latin America & Caribbean

(Insightcrime.org) Record highs, all-time lows, and a few surprises: 2017 proved a remarkable year...

Where Is The Border Between North and South America?

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

Money Laundering Risk Levels in Latin American Countries, Ranked

Insightcrime.org - An annual report by one of the world's leading institutions working against...

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...

Latin America has started to look seriously at Indian economy and opportunities

US. President Donald Trump has revived the Ugly Gringo fears of Latin Americans. Humiliated...

Latin America’s Left Prepares for Six Election Battles

In 2018, at least six Latin American countries will have elections: Mexico, Colombia, Brazil,...

The Fall of Ortega’s Central American Wall

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

Latin America’s largest solar park turns Mexican desert green

Driving through the endless dunes and cacti of the Chihuahuan desert in northern Mexico,...

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...

What do Latin America’s millennials want?

Let’s start from the beginning, what is a millennial? Millennials are all who were born...

Meet the Dark Side of Brazil’s Legendary Rio Carnival

Brazil’s female samba dancers the spill the beans on the darker side of working...

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...

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...

Resisting US Military Bases and Pentagon Strategies in Latin America

“The United States appear to be destined by Providence to plague America with misery...

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...

Corruption On The Rise in Latin America and the Caribbean

Corruption is a scourge that hurts ordinary people every day across the Americas. And...

Time to Get Serious about Child Marriage in Latin America

(Human Rights Wathc) When Honduras parliamentarians this week unanimously passed a bill making child...

End Of Era of Female Presidents in Latin America

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - When Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet leaves office in March, it will...

Senior citizens: An ever-growing population in Latin America

(Q24N) In the past, Latin America and the Caribbean were known as youthful regions...
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The Silent Darién (VIDEO)

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

Latin America’s Renewable Energy Revolution

For centuries Latin America’s natural resources have helped move the world economy. From the...

How Odebrecht Profited From Corrupting Latin Ameica’s Political Elites

(Insightcrime.org) On December 21, 2016, the US Department of Justice and Brazilian construction conglomerate...

What is behind the International Criminal Court? A carousel of lies and on-paper victories

The International Criminal Court (ICC), the one everyone talks about and deposits their hopes...

Removing Statues of Violent Bigots? Start with Che

Rosario is Argentina's second oldest city. Located by the Paraná river, it is the...

Mobility in Latin America: Doing better than parents but not peers

In a promising sign of economic mobility across generations, access to education has grown...

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...

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...

Can Hip Hop Help Stop Gang Violence in Latin America?

(Q24N) Insightcrime.org - Hip hop culture has long been associated with gangs, violence and...

The World is Losing the Battle Against Child Labour

BUENOS AIRES, (IPS) - The IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child...

Why Trump is Wrong to Blame Migration for MS13 Expansion, Violence

Insightcrime.org - President Donald Trump used his first State of the Union Address to...

“I’ll Tell You a Story” – Violence Against Women in Peru

(IPS) - Domestic violence is alarmingly prevalent in Peru. Not only is it statistically...

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