Will Colombia’s most ‘stubborn’ rebel group agree to peace?

ELN remains active, recruiting FARC deserters and co-opting areas relinquished by the FARC, including the Chocó, Santander and Arauca departments.

Colombia: Peace talks with ELN rebel group begin

Members of Colombia's ELN left-wing rebel group and government negotiators have begun talks seeking to end more than five decades of conflict.

8 experiments on the Universal Basic Income

2017 will host various experiments on what experts have touted as ‘the only way to survive in the coming age of automation.’

Corruption scandal ensnares leaders of Peru and Colombia

A corruption scandal in Latin America wound its way through the political establishments of two countries Peru’ and Colombia

Colombia: Peace talks with ELN rebel group begin

Members of Colombia's ELN left-wing rebel group and government negotiators have begun talks seeking to end more than five decades of conflict.

Unease in Colombia, as Old Enemies Become New Neighbors

The town’s name is Spanish for “peace.” The days to come will test how accurate that is.

Maduro wants to involve the Pope in talks with opposition

The president of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro is working to set up a meeting with Pope Francis in hopes of restarting talks with the Venezuelan opposition.

Fake news didn’t alter US election

A Stanford-NYU study found fake news had little real impact on voters and the outcome of the election. 

Mexico City’s first constitution published

Mexico City’s first constitution was officially published on Sunday, a move that authorities called historic and which is a significant step towards transforming the national capital into this country’s 32nd state.

Brazil swings to the right, setting the stage for a Trump-like leader

Brazilian President Michel Temer took office five months ago after the impeachment and political humiliation of the country’s first female political leader, Dilma Rousseff

The utility of torture

With President Donald Trump saying torture works, how effective it really is?

The Odebrecht scandal brings hope of reform

Revelations of wholesale bribery may mark a turning-point in Latin America’s battle against corruption

Colombian Gov and FARC proclaim end to 52 years war

Colombian army officers and leaders of the FARC rebel group shook hands in this northern town on Wednesday to mark the official end of a conflict that began in 1964.

World Summit of Nobel Peace Prizes Winners in Bogotá

More than twenty nobel peace prize winners will attend tomorrow the World Summit of Nobel Peace Prizes that will take place in this capital and celebrate the end of the conflict with the FARC-EP, news broadcast reported today.

Trump's immigrants politics arrive to Argentina

Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri signed a decree that modifies the country’s immigration law in a way that will speed up the deportation process and bar entry into the country

Colombian Government and FARC proclaim end to 52 years of war

Colombian army officers and leaders of the FARC rebel group shook hands in this northern town on Wednesday to mark the official end of a conflict that began in 1964.

Refugees real stories must be told

Media needs to show refugees aren’t “potential terrorists” nor “threats to national security.”

Cubans stranded in Mexico say return to the island not an option

Scores of Cubans meet every day at the Gateway to the Americas International Bridge in Nuevo Laredo on the US border after an odyssey through 10 countries

Colombia’s FARC rebels march one last time, to demobilization camps

Colombia’s Marxist FARC rebels are on the move one final time, traveling by boat, road and on foot across jungle and mountains to demobilization camps, as part of a deal to end more than 50 years of war

Denmark will have the world’s first digital ambassador

The ambassador will work on building ties with the globe’s tech giants, stated the country’s foreign minister.

Colombia’s FARC rebels march one last time, to demobilization camps

Colombia’s Marxist FARC rebels are on the move one final time, traveling by boat, road and on foot across jungle and mountains to demobilization camps, as part of a deal to end more than 50 years of war

Peru and Colombia stand with Mexico

Peru and Colombia vowed to stand with Mexico as the country faces an uncertain economic future and grapples with a crisis with the United States just days into US President Donald Trump’s administration.

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