Truck drivers stranded due to Peruvian protests ask Bolivian government for food, Morales announces the building of a new international airport, and the Organisation of American States plans to monitor…
Revolts in Puna lead to fears of mass violence, whilst new scandals emerge amongst the presidential candidates and the conviction of the ex-presidential advisor Vladimir Montesionos.
Storm alert in Haiti, Martelly faces first challenges and anti-deportation campaign is removed from Times Square.
A lovers’ tiff: Kirchnerism falls out with the Madres de la Plaza del Mayo, whilst statistics show Argentina’s youngsters prefer to kiss and make up.
Battles between rival drug cartels rocks Michoacan, forcing hundredsfrom their homes, whilst Cristina Fernandez arrives from Argentina for a state visit.
Senate passes Victims and Land Restitution Law and identifies more than 10,000 disappeared.
IMF delegation arrives in the Dominican Republic as flight agreement with Paraguay is signed, while Puerto Rico looks ahead to Barack Obama’s June visit.
OECD publishes its Economic Outlook reports, Peru and Costa Rica sign a bilateral trade agreement and volume of coffee exports rises sharply.
Spate of attacks against religious icons across the country; protests over faltering water supplies in Carababo.
Cuba announces a moratorium on payroll taxes for private businesses while artist Pedro Pablo Oliva is expelled from the Provincial Assembly of Popular Power in Pinar del Rio.
Allende’s body is exhumed, as government and opposition disagree over who should take responsibility for Hidroaysén, and two Mapuche hunger strikers are hospitalised after 72 days of protest.
Three environmental activists brutally murdered, as forestry code reforms passed by chamber of deputies.
Manuel Zelaya returns to Honduras; suspected Zetas are arrested in connection with last week’s massacre in Guatemala; and Wikileaks releases new files on El Salvador.
Mexico mourns surrealist artist Leonora Carrington, dead at 94
Honduran reintegration debate heats up, Air France flight ‘black box’ data published and Argentina celebrates victory for Messi (and Barcelona).
Another crisis for the Government as President Mujica’s desire to increase taxes on farms is criticised across the political spectrum
Controversy is provoked by military actions aimed to tackle illegal mining and a Tsáchila community project attracts the attention of tourists.
Private hospitals site of shocking medical malpractice and negligence, resulting in the deaths of two children and a woman in just three days.
During the censorship of the Pinochet dictatorship a powerful form of expression was born in the form of ‘arpilleras’. Ben Darlington hears the stories these tapestries have to tell in…
Cuba announces that it will allow all non-state businesses to hire workers and Agrarian Reform Day is celebrated amid debates over monopolized food distribution.
Tear gas comes under review following injuries in last week’s protests, as Piñera’s presidential address is met with opposition both inside and outside the National Congress.
arteBA brings contemporary art to Buenos Aires, and a colonial-era bronze bell is stolen in Peru.
Migrants rescued in southern Mexico, President Calderon visits Ciudad Juarez and Tijuana’s football team, the Xoloitzcuintles win promotion to the First Division.
Thousands affected by rise of Paraguay River, while concerns are raised over endangered species and unexpected meteor stirs end-of-the-world predictions.
Strauss‑Kahn’s arrest prompts debate over IMF head’s replacement, protesters turn out in solidarity with Spanish ‘indignant’, and Honduran accord is signed.