Sunday 16 May 2021

A perfect storm: What’s behind the Colombia protests?

QCOLOMBIA – Colombia has been roiled by nationwide, anti-government protests for more than two...

Latin American countries establish space programs despite limitations on ground

Q REPORTS (Associated Press) Mars missions, astronauts coming and going at the International Space...

Ousting of El Salvador’s Top Prosecutor Imperils Rule of Law

Insightcrime.org - The decision by legislators aligned with El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele to...

The Internet, the stone in the Cuban government’s shoe

Q REPORTS (Havana) "Lies", "manipulation", "subversion": Raúl Castro, who handed over the reins of...

A Cuba Without a Castro? A Country Steps Into the Unknown.

Q REPORTS (NY Times) When Raúl Castro retired as Cuba’s top leader Monday, he...

Bolsonaro’s ‘genocidal’ Covid response has led to Brazilian catastrophe, Dilma Rousseff says

Q REPORTS (TheGuardian) Jair Bolsonaro’s perverse and “genocidal” response to one of the world’s...

Cross-Border Investigation: Tracking the Covid-19 Money

Q REPORTS - Central American governments allocated millions of dollars to attend the pandemic....

Latin America exceeds 25 million infections in unstoppable advance virus

Q REPORTS - Latin America surpassed 25 million infections of covid-19 this Friday amid...

Ofelia Fernandez: Inspiring young women all over Latin America

Q REPORTS - Ofelia Fernandez is certainly not shy. The 20-year-old is keen to...

The New Feminism in Latin America

Q REPORTS - The mobilizations against racism and machismo in Latin America are not...

Latin America Sees Rise in Vaccine-related Crimes

InSightcrime.org - As Latin American countries struggle to ramp up COVID-19 vaccination, crimes related...

The coronavirus pandemic raised poverty in Latin America to 33.7%, its highest level in 12 years

Q REPORTS - Poverty in Latin America increased in 2020 to the highest levels...

How Chile became an unlikely winner in the COVID-19 vaccine race

At first glance, it may seem that the race to acquire COVID-19 vaccines has...

Biden and Central America’s Anti-Corruption Crusade

(InsighCrime) There are high hopes that the new US administration of President Joe Biden...

Mexico: Who to vote for, a Comedian or an “Alleged” Rapist?

Q REPORTS - Would you vote for a masked wrestler, a boxer, a singer,...

Drug Trafficking, Politics and Power: The Age of Drug Lords

How a new generation of global drug lords emerged at the end of the...

Cyclones and Trump’s departure fuel dreams of Central Americans to go to the United States

Q REPORTS (La Lima, Honduras) Emerson sells bananas on the edge of a dusty...

Chinese Pirate Ships Threaten Argentine Waters

Q REPORTS - The threat of Chinese pirates in South America continues. Alarms are...

What will Cuba’s new single currency mean for the island?

Q REPORTS - The Cuban government formally ended its dual currency system on Friday,...

One is the New Two in Latin America

FYI. This story is over 4 years old. Expat-Chronicles - In an unprecedented move for my...

Call for a Redoubled Commitment to Eradicating the “Shadow Pandemic” of Violence against Women and Girls in the Region

QREPORTS (ECLAC) - Latin America and the Caribbean has been a pioneer in forging...

Cuba: Barter for intimacy the most natural thing in the world

HAVANA TIMES – Cuba’s employment situation is difficult. Some retain their jobs, others have...

On the Back of the Pandemic, the Militarization of Latin America is Gathering Momentum, Analysts Warn

(QREPORTS) During the Covid-19 pandemic, armed forces in Latin America have been taking on...

Ortega no longer has fresh petrodollars from Venezuela. And now what?

TODAY NICARAGUA – Much has been said about Venezuelan cooperation, except that it is...

Global Ideas ‘Climate change is making us stronger’ — Resilient Bolivian women adapt to global warming

Nestled in Bolivia's Cochabamba valley is the village of Tiraque. One of dozens of...

Chile mine rescue: 10 years on, survivors left to fend for themselves

In 2010, the San Jose copper-gold mine located in the Atacama Desert in northern...

Ortega Murillo forutne “injured” after devastating blows by US sanctions

TODAY NICARAGUA – In less than two years, the sanctions issued by the United...

How many currencies does Cuba need?

Havana residents last week welcomed the ending of a month-long coronavirus lockdown and night...

Brazil: Struggling with life after COVID-19

Maria Alzenir Lima was released from hospital one month ago. The 53-year-old Sao Paulo...

The Failure of Socialism: Lessons for Latin America

PANAM POST - The fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989, is...

A Tarnished Peace in Latin America

It is with pride that we speak of peace in Latin America The long...

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