Thursday, 9 July 2020

The wild life of Carlos Lehder, Pablo Escobar’s drug trafficking partner

(QREPORTS) Sex, drugs and rock'n'roll: even "Crazy Charlie's" last day of freedom was like...

Active Citizens and Absent State in Nicaragua

Brazil and Nicaragua are the two Latin American countries that are still resisting the...

For black and indigenous people in Central America, Black Lives Matter

(Global Voices) Indigenous and black Central Americans expressed solidarity online for the killing of George...

Latin America Fatalities on the Rise as Global COVID-19 Death Toll Nears 400,000

Latin America, specifically Brazil and Mexico, is seeing increases in the number of coronavirus-related...

South America ignores Europe and reopens as virus peak nears

(AP) — South American countries on Monday began easing COVID-19 restrictions even as the...

WHO warns Latin American hospitals risk being overwhelmed by Covid-19 crisis

(AFP) The warning from the global health body came as a sister UN agency...

No Signs of Normality in Latin America After Coronavirus Lockdown

The coronavirus lockdown is wreaking havoc on many economies, and in several Latin American...

Pandemic and inequality: For whom the bells don’t toll

“We are in this moment of tranquility when it comes to press coverage. Covid-19...

Coronavirus Leads to Nosedive in Remittances in Latin America

(IPS & QCOSTARICA) - Remittances that support millions of households in Latin America...

Coronavirus pandemic: Is Brazil the new epicenter?

Since Monday, only half of the automobiles registered in Sao Paulo — Brazil's largest...

‘Dengue kills too’ – Latin America faces two epidemics at once

BOGOTA (Reuters) - As the coronavirus kills thousands and dominates government attention across Latin...

Coronavirus: Indigenous peoples in serious danger of disappearance

The Covid-19 Pandemic has once again highlighted the inequalities that are experienced in the...

Gender-Based Quarantines in Latin America Hinders Trans Rights

(Reuters) Alis Nicolette Rodriguez is bracing him(her)self, nervously looking over their shopping list and...

Deaths and desperation mount in Ecuador, epicenter of coronavirus pandemic in Latin America

Dead bodies are lying at home and in the streets of Guayaquil, Ecuador, a...

Just like Trump, Brazil’s Bolsonaro puts the economy ahead of his people during coronavirus

The COVID-19 coronavirus has infected more than two million people and killed more than...

Latin America Surpasses 100,000 Infections From COVID-19

Latin America, with population of more than 653 million, has more than 100,000 people...

Long Road To Justice: CIA’s Allies In Guatemala On Trial For Indigenous Tribes Genocide

During the Cold War the CIA was obsessed with keeping communism out of Latin...

Coronavirus travel chaos as Latin America barricades itself

When 23-year-old Kara boarded her plane from Lima, Peru, to Quito, Ecuador, last Sunday...

How the Amazon became popular in the Third Reich

"Mr. Schulz-Kampfhenkel is a brilliant example of the modern generation. He is in his...

Coronavirus exposes Latin American tourism to an economic earthquake

The llamas of Machu Picchu will be able to graze freely and without fear...

“In Central America, when it goes bad for the world, it goes worse for us.”

Univision(Leer en español) - Sherman Anderson has survived a category five hurricane and kept...

Coronavirus in Latin America: Nine countries impose restriction on travelers

Argentina has announced the suspension of arrivals for one month from countries that are...

Arrival of new virus sparks songs across Latin America

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) - Street performer Angel Alvarado saw long lines of people waiting...

Coronavirus: What are the Impacts for the Region?

Business people in Central America agree that because of the Coronavirus that has been...

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...

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