Colombia’s Peace Dividend - Can The Govt Deliver?
A monumental step was taken in Colombia's peace process as the FARC finalized the delivery of 7000+ weapons to international observers today but many doubts remain. Will the Colombian state hold up its half of ...
Colombia's Peace Dividend - Can the Government Deliver?
Colombia's guerrillas took up arms half a century ago over the issue of land. Now they have formally laid down their guns, land is again crucial for the hopes for a lasting and just peace. ...
Brazil’s Top Prosecutor Opens Way to Possible Suspension of President Temer
Brazil's Attorney General has requested criminal charges against the president, the first time that has ever happened. Now the lower house of Congress must decide. We explain the background and the process.
Hugs Not Walls - Separated Families Reunite Against Trump
"They say this is the land of dreams, but they destroyed our dreams, our family." Hundreds of families from Mexico and Guatemala met relatives across the Rio Grande in the fourth "Hugs not Walls" event, ...
Ecuadoreans March in Solidarity with Palestine
As Israel begins to build its first new settlement in the West Bank for years, Latin Americans express their rejection of the treatment of Palestinians.
Puerto Rico Rounds Off Gay Pride Month in Latin America
Latin America has some of the biggest and most radical LGBTI movements in the world. Some countries have progressive equality legislation. But levels of prejudice and violence also remain very high.
The Opposition's "Peaceful" Blockade in Venezuela
The right-wing opposition in Venezuela called for "peaceful" protest, but it soon turned into violent chaos in which a military base was attacked and 3 heavy trucks were set alight.
Inti Raymi: Resurrection of the Sun in Ecuador
Inti Raymi or the 'festival of the sun' has elders passing on knowledge and wisdom and creating identity with youth during the 500-year-old ritual is today, a symbol of Indigenous resistance to centuries of colonization ...
Protesters Mark Al-Quds Day
Tens of thousands took to the streets to mark Al-Quds Day which falls on the last day of Ramadan. Protesters also condemned Zionism, condemning Israel’s decades-long occupation and atrocities and showing solidarity with the Palestinian ...
Former Chilean President Makes Fun of Femicide
Chile's former president, Sebastian Piñera, causes outrage with an inappropriate joke.