Venezuela's deepening crisis

There are long lines outside food markets selling subsidized goods. The majority of medications considered "essential" by the World Health Organization have vanished from many hospitals and pharmacies.

Big hit to women rights in El Salvador

Rights groups condemn opposition proposal to put sentences for abortion on a par with penalty for aggravated murder with extreme cruelty. the newly aproved abortion law change could leave women facing 50 years in jail

Palm oil: a global tragedy

Plantations of oil palm are causing not only environmental damage but violence around the globe. 4 out of the top 10 world producers are Latin American countries.