Edith Sangüeza meets the Chilean film-maker Patricio Guzmán and steps into the Atacama desert through his new film, ‘Nostalgia por la luz’. Patricio Guzmán Lozanes (born August 11, 1941) is…
Guantánamo files prompt reflection on relations with the US, international group voices concern about press freedom in Ecuador and Gallup labels the Americas ‘most thriving region’.
Debate continues on the punishment of adolescents, while proposals for a teaching strike are confirmed.
Raúl Castro is named first Secretary of the Cuban Communist Party as economic reforms proposed at the Party Congress are approved and the US revises guidelines for Cuba travel.
Countries face rising food prices during Holy Week and the Bolivian government and main workers’ union resolve long-standing dispute. While the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported a trend…
New survey reveals election favorite whilst the country celebrates Holy Week in style. New reforms in the school system expected.
A huge police operation in Rocinha ended with a massive drugs bust, but the main target remains at large.
Protests end as COB and government come to a deal; Morales asks public opinion on fiscal policy; and chief editor of local news agency is murdered.
Potential changes to the President’s power over the use of the armed forces stirs political debate over militarisation; law to be voted on next week.
A film festival in Chile brings together contemporary cinema and Rapanui culture; indigenous activists take on Twitter; and the continent celebrates Easter.
Alias ‘Nico’, one of the most wanted men in Colombia, is captured in an airport in Guayaquil while Holy Week celebrations take place across Ecuador.
More controversy over intervention in parliamentary results while Martelly is confirmed as the new President of Haiti and visits the USA.
Callejeros found culpable for Cromañón club fire whilst Cristina squares up to traditional agribusiness with an initiative for smaller scale producers.
Lugo says 10% minimum wage increase is final, as fears of rising commodity prices spread and locals lay siege to authorities in dubious anti-drug operation.
Twelve Central American immigrants are rescued from drug-traffickers in Mexico; while another 28 are arrested en route to the US.
Staff of two Dominican hospitals are cautioned for sending home a patient discovered to be HIV positive, whilst in Puerto Rico, Easter festivities are reinterpreted in the name of political…
Minister of Housing resigns over controversial Kodama contract, as the ongoing Mapuche hunger strike enters its sixth week and activists interrupt the Easter Mass to demand freedom for political prisoners.
Heavy rains affect Easter week and British Think Tank will reveal data found on FARC commander´s computer. In Colombia the celebration of Easter week has been affected by the heavy…
Venezuela captures alleged FARC leader, while Wikileaks unearths US fears of ties with guerrillas and children die tragically in flash floods caused by torrential rains.
Cuba charters new directions for the nation’s economy as historic Cuban Communist Party Congress kicks off with a military parade commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Bay of Pigs invasion.
Cholera cases continue to grow in the Dominican Republic as problems with illegal Haitian immigrants persist, whilst in Puerto Rico, taxes and transparency dominate headlines.
OECD report finds Mexicans work the longest days but have the highest level of relative poverty, while Chile suffers the highest level of income inequality among member countries.
A quiet week in Central America saw tensions thaw between Costa Rica and Nicaragua; plus the announcement of a regional reforestation project.
Court rules same-sex partnernerships have right to assets, drug trafficker extradited to Venezuela and rains once again affecting Colombia.