Tensions mount between Chile and Bolivia over detained soldiers; Piñera announces aid for victims of Valparaíso fire; terror suspect Berkhoff begins hunger strike for political prisoner status.
Mexican farmers resist introduction of genetically-modified corn; Peña Nieto launches the ‘National Crusade against Hunger’; anti-mining activists from across Mesoamerica join together in resistance.
Social unrest as citizens demand to know what happened in Curuguaty; Franco snubs Unasur representative; gubernatorial hopeful found dead
Chileans vote in municipal elections; four Carabineros charged with corruption; Mapuche prisoners end hunger strike; Public Works Ministry announces plan to improve Santiago airport
Temuco’s Court of Appeals approves the use of any measures necessary to protect the health of four hunger strikers; New poll shows Bachelet beating other presumptive candidates for the 2014 presidential elections; Piñera announces plan to submit penal reform to [...]
Cuba’s artists and intellectuals take on reggaeton; dissidents end hunger strike whilst independent journalist is arrested; trial date set for Spaniard charged with death of Payá.
Cuba launches its eighteenth census; blackout leaves half the island in the dark; dissidents lead mass hunger strike; MINREX willing to negotiate for Gross.
Mariela Castro says her father supports gay unions, tourism fair held in Cayo Santa María, and 200 Cubans detained in Mexico.
Cuba reacts to the death of dissident Wilmar Villar; Human Rights Watch denounces Cuba; Mariela Castro expresses hope for LGBT rights; and Repsol oil rig arrives on the island.
Cuba celebrates 53 years of revolution, santeros predict economic difficulties, Fidel battles death rumours, Yoani Sánchez requests Dilma’s help, and the government releases funds for home repair.
Negotiations continue as prison crisis escalates and rumours fly over Chávez’s whereabouts and wellbeing following surgery in Cuba.
Gay pride colors the streets of Asunción; Essap union refuses to back down on hunger strike; Brazilian companies charged with illegal deforestation of Chaco region.
Thousands evacuated amid fears of volcanic eruption in southern Chile, police link anarchist groups to an attempted bomb attack against Banco Santander and the Supreme Court rules on the Mapuche hunger strikers’ appeal.
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.
Minimum wage raised by over 25%, health workers end official hunger strike and self-harm protests, and preparations in place to celebrate International Workers’ Day.