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Latin America and the Caribbean experience slight increase in unemployment, which could get worse in 2020

ILO News – The labor markets of Latin America and the Caribbean are going...

Uber’s Success: The Real Story

Since it went public last May, much of the investor debate surrounding Uber has...

OAS Report: Situation of Venezuelan migrants and refugees in Costa Rica

The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) today published a Report...

Being gay in Guatemala is ‘a political issue’

Guatemala's Aldo Davila has been interested in politics since he was a teenager. He...

The Panama Canal is running out of water

For over 100 years, the Panama Canal has been a staple of world trade,...

Recognition of the property rights of women in Central America: Mission accomplished?

It is hard to believe that only 70 years ago, in most Latin American...

Opinion: Latin America’s upheaval tips towards chaos

At first glance, the protests in Ecuador, Chile, Bolivia and most recently Colombia seem...

Half of My Heart Is in La Habana: Life After Flight from Castro’s Cuba

By Michelle Prado - When Mercedes (“Mercy”) Rodriguez arrived in America on a fall...

Three dictatorships in Latin America on International Human Rights Day

In Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela, above all, no reference will be made. Or if...

2014-2020 period will mark the lowest growth in the last seven decades for Latin American economies

The economic overview for Latin America and the Caribbean in 2019 is occurring in...

Hybrid War Against Latin American Democracies Threatens Region

The continent has never faced such a brutal, systematic attack as the current one...

Child Marriage Around the World: Honduras — Olga (Video)

VOA reporters around the world focused on the worth of a girl to reveal...

Now Evo Morales is out, Bolivia’s celebrated ‘plurinational revolution’ has an uncertain future

Just over a decade ago in late January 2009, I was standing in front...

Latin America Keeps Soviet Comintern Alive

A study of the long history of revolutionary socialism leads us to discover that...

Evo Morales: indigenous leader who changed Bolivia but stayed too long

The meteoric political journey of Evo Morales came to an end – for now,...

Opinion: Evo Morales’ time is up in Bolivia

Bolivian President Evo Morales has failed to understand the political crisis that his country...

These are 4 of the biggest wars in Latin America

In spite of the great efforts that are made, conflicts often cannot be resolved...

Opinion: Latin America needs solidarity

From a political point of view, Venezuela and Chile, Bolivia and Brazil are worlds...

Dengue: A ‘Military Defeat’ in Cuba

Much more than a century ago, Carlos Juan Finlay de Barres, a Cuban epidemiologist,...

The Latin American left isn’t dead yet

Argentina, Bolivia and Uruguay will all hold presidential elections in October. And, for now,...

Unrest across Latin America over mining projects

Latin America's mineral wealth is a magnet for global mining investors. The region is...

Latin America can become a ‘global benchmark’ for biofuels

Erasmo Carlos Battistella, CEO of ECB Group, spoke with BNamericas about the company's US$800...

Brazil: The dangers of being young and Black

Brazil was the last country in the Americas to abolish slavery (1888). The Black...

Latin America, a continent of discontent

Crime, weak economies and corruption are pushing Latin Americans to move abroad. Among them...

Cuba And The Latin American Left

As an intellectual school of thought and a political movement, socialism is organized around...

Venezuela, a Ticking Time Bomb For Latin America

Venezuela, the country that was famous for its prosperity and oil production, is today,...

Peru’s ancient water systems can help protect communities from shortages caused by climate change

Water is essential for human life, but in many parts of the world water...

Amazon fires are destructive, but they aren’t depleting Earth’s oxygen supply

Fires in the Amazon rainforest have captured attention worldwide in recent days. Brazilian President...

Mexican women are angry about rape, murder and government neglect – and they want the world to know

Wearing green bandannas and dousing police in pink glitter, Mexican women on Aug. 16...

How The U.S. Created The Central American Migration Crisis

THE NATIONAL MEMO -- It’s hard to believe that more than four years have...

Revealed: Shocking Images Expose El Salvador’s Gang Cages (Photos)

Shocking images expose the secret El Salvador prison pens where gang members are held...

El Salvador’s new president celebrates country’s first day without a murder for two years

(Associated Press) El Salvador’s new president, Nayib Bukele, has touted a rare day without...

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