Chile pensions protest draws tens of thousands

Tens of thousands of people in Chile have taken part in demonstrations against the country's controversial privatised pension system.

Argentina ex-leader Cristina Fernandez to go on trial

A judge in Argentina has ruled that the former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, should stand trial on charges of financial mismanagement.

15 facts about Colombia’s land restitution process

Ensuring sustainable land restitution in Colombia, Amnesty International explores the weaknesses and failures in implementing it

Argentina warns Trump: 'Nationalism will not make your economy richer'

Finance minister Nicolás Dujovne said recent protectionist trade strategies did more harm than good and was keen on attracting inward investment from Britain

Trump budget makes it official: Americans are paying for the wall, not Mexico

One of the central themes of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign was to not only build a border wall, but to make Mexico pay for it.

No flour so no bread - what does Venezuela do? Arrest the bakers

The embattled administration of President Nicolas Maduro expropriated two bakeries as the Venezuelan government deepened its socialist economic policies.

In spite of 2-decade U.S. eradication effort, coca crop is booming

Coca production in Colombia has surged to levels unseen in two decades of U.S. eradication efforts, according to a White House report released Tuesday

Colombia to set up special war crimes courts

Colombia's senate late Monday approved a constitutional reform to set up special war crimes courts

Colombia to set up special war crimes courts

Colombia's senate late Monday approved a constitutional reform to set up special war crimes courts, a key component of the historic peace agreement with FARC

A third of Argentina's population live in poverty

Argentina urban poverty rate rose to 32.9% in the third quarter of 2016, which means 13 million people due to a precarious labor market and lack of long-term development policies

Latino transgenders and Trump’s trickle down decisions

Trump's decision not only affects Americans, but also transgender individuals living in developing countries. According to Alejandro Lanz Sánchez, founder of the organization PARCES in Bogotá

U.S. May Cut Its Anti-drug Aid To Colombia: Official

The US has provided Bogota with some $10 billion in mainly military aid since 2000 under Plan Colombia

Bolivia's Morales boosts legal coca production

Bolivian President Evo Morales has signed into law a controversial bill that nearly doubles the area that can be legally planted with coca crops.

Illegal border crossings into US from Mexico drop 40%

Illegal crossings from Mexico into the United States have sunk sharply in early 2017 after spiking ahead of the American election last November.

Kirchner family in court charged with corruption and money laundering

With this last round of hearings, including Cristina Fernandez on Tuesday, Judge Bonadio is expected to sentence sometime in the next ten days.

Blaming Colombia for America’s excessive drug habit

If you have a drug problem, blaming the producer of the ingredients of that drug is clearly a cop-out

After decades in America, the newly deported return to a Mexico they barely recognize

Since President Trump took office in January, the number of U.S. government flights landing in Mexico City loaded with deportees has jumped from two a week under President Barack Obama to three

Fighting femicide In Latin America

Latin America is seeing a wave of powerful protests against gender-related killings

Chile wildfires leave smouldering tensions over role of forestry industry

After the worst fires in the country’s history killed 11 and devastated vast swaths of land in January many are asking if subsidised timber plantations are to blame

Colombian guerrilla begins disarmament process

The UN mission responsible for supervising the execution of such measure approved by the consensus of the two sides

FARC begins disarmament process after peace signing

Insurgent FARC-EP have begun today the disarmament process after more than three months that the Colombian government signed peace

Trump’s taunts are stirring a level of nationalism in Mexico

Confrontation with the United States is so central to Mexican history there’s an institution dedicated to the trauma. It’s called the Museum of Interventions.

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