Could Latin America be a great investment opportunity in 2019?

Latin America is generally viewed as comprising twenty independent sovereign states, stretching from Mexico...

“You Are not a Legitimate President”: OAS Message to Maduro

Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Honduras, the United States, Canada, Guyana, Saint Lucia, Panama, Costa...

PXMOLINA: The Flutist of Central America…

Source: Confidencial

Beatriz Becerra: The MEP Fighting for Freedom in Nicaragua and Venezuela

Two days before the end of 2018, the MEP and vice president of the...

South America does not help self-employed individuals thrive, study shows

Uruguay and Argentina finished last and next respectively in a study carried out by...

Abuse survivors request meeting with Francis in Panama over Costa Rica archbishop

(NCR) Rome — Pope Francis began 2018 with a trip to a Latin American...

Central America: Eradicating Gender Violence is Vital to State Security

Panama City, Panama - María is a 35-year old Salvadoran woman with three young...

Gang Prevention in Central America: A Lost Battle Against State Indifference?

(Insightcrime.org)  With migrants fleeing murder and violence in droves and the evident flop of...

Populism is not an ideology, it’s a political technique which thrives on angry people

Five of the world’s largest democracies now have populist governments, claimed The Guardian last...

US Court Rejects Trump Administration’s Attempt to Reinstate Asylum Ban

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit in San Francisco denied Friday...

US Scrambling to Counter Growing Chinese, Russian Influence in Latin America

The United States should pay more attention to Latin America, lest China and Russia...

U.S. Military Targets Growing Russian and Chinese Influence in Latin America

U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein, returning from a trip to...

Is Latin America Harboring a Mafia State?

(Panam Post) Many analysts are shocked at the collapse of Venezuela, a nation that...

Ibero-American summit calls to address migration

ANTIGUA, Guatemala (AP) Leaders at a summit of Ibero-American nations called Friday for development...

Declining Export Competitiveness: Latin America Urgently Needs a Quality Leap

BUENOS AIRES—In the first quarter of 2018, the value of exports from Latin America...

Man’s harrowing journey to US underscores immigration shift

(Associated Press) — The young man traversed Andean mountains, plains and cities in buses,...

Majority of US-Bound Migrants Refuse Asylum in Mexico

The majority of Central American migrants, who have been staying in a temporary accommodation...

Fascist? Populist? Debate Over Describing Brazil’s Bolsonaro

(VOA) RIO DE JANEIRO, October 20, 2018 — The front-runner in Brazil's presidential race (elected...

The Honduras Caravan Should not be the Responsibility of the United States

In a move that seems rather curious in its timing (just two weeks before...

You Can Be Black and Politically Conservative

Bolsonaro’s triumph in Brazil has brought back the left/right debate to the forefront. On...

Journalism for Democracy, Caught Between Bullets and Censorship in Latin America

(IPS) - The murder of journalists and changing forms of censorship show that freedom...

Latin American Rural Women Call for Recognition and Policies

LIMA, PERU (IPS) - Rural women in Latin America play a key role with...

“Tyrannophilia”: The Love of Tyrants

The political scientist, and historian of ideas, Mark Lilla has coined the term tyrannophilia...

Latin America Showcases the Desperate Need for Term Limits

In 2010, Alvaro Uribe’s two terms as president of Colombia were drawing to a...

Latin America is facing its worst refugee crisis in its history

Venezuela is in the throes of a severe economic and humanitarian crisis. The incompetent,...

Latin American Leaders Travel to New York For 73rd UN General Assembly Debate

World leaders have started arriving in New York to participate in the 73rd session...

Canada at odds with Latin American allies over intervention in Venezuela

(CBC.ca) Canada broke ranks this week with the majority of a group of American...

Coffee farmers struggle to adapt to Colombia’s changing climate

In Colombia’s coffee-producing region of Risaralda, small trees run along the sharp incline of...

Mexican City Legalizes Street Sex — To Stop Police Extortion And Focus On Fighting Crime

Making love in public view has traditionally been considered offensive, but as time goes...

Bolivarian Project: How to Reactivate Chavismo

People in difficult circumstances often develop a culture of making the best of a...

Can India compete with China in Latin America? Not likely

Starting at the beginning of this decade, academics and policymakers started to point to...

Latin America’s fight to legalize abortion: the key battlegrounds

An estimated 6.5 million abortions take place across Latin America each year. Three-quarters of...

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