Venezuela's often divided opposition needs to put forward a compelling vision.
The requests made by the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) opposition coalition are concrete. None of them is out of the Constitution.
At least three people have been killed in Venezuela in protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
As dissatisfaction with the government grows, opposition leader needs no reminder of the risks involved in inflaming an already febrile national mood
Grammy Singers, Governors and Lawmakers All Teargassed in Venezuela Protests, 188 arrested for demonstrating against Venezuelan ruler as helicopters drop teargas on peaceful protestors
The project seems to be working. At the start, 75% of male participants said men’s responsibilities included childcare, by the end, 100% agreed.
“Until comprehensive measures are taken to sever the ties between crime and State structures, certain groups will remain vulnerable and the violence directed at them will persist.”
The neighborhood was founded and built entirely by women fleeing Colombia’s violence. And while men do live here, it’s the women who hold the property titles, call the shots and keep the neighborhood thriving.
Mexico's foreign minister has blamed lax US gun control laws for the flood of illegal weapons into the country, in an unusually frank assessment of the impact of US domestic policy on violence and organized crime in Mexico.
Nearly 1,600 people have died in hate-motivated attacks in the past four and half years, according to Grupo Gay da Bahia
“We can’t tolerate abuse against women,” said Rio de Paz, the NGO that organized the protest.
Latin America needs cultural and social changes to stem violence against children, experts from international organizations agreed this week.
Violent protests have broken out in Chile during the state-of-the-nation address by President Michelle Bachelet.
New study suggests that the moral response produced by the initial exposure to a video game decreases as experience with the game develops.
Environment has slowly become a new arena for human rights. The demand for natural resources and land for industrialization purposes has increased in the last decades, creating a clear conflict between economic interests and environmentalists.
Famed for its classic cars, ice-cold mojito cocktails and diverse history, Cuba is now also making headlines for a very different reason. In fact, the island is renowned for its incredibly low levels of violent crime.
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos has signed a law that imposes tougher sentences on the perpetrators of acid attacks.
Venezuela violence hit record levels in 2015; Colombia murders lowest in 20 years
Tackling gang violence in El Salvador with faith and factories. Violence is just like dengue fever or the flu, but a new approach by the goverment might change the path of violence
Drug cartels, human rights crises and the collusion between criminals and the state: these are not topics one might expect to hear about at a literature festival. But Flip Festival in Brazil is a literature festival with its finger on the political pulse.
Statistics are incomplete and inconsistently kept across the region. But where they are available, they are startling: Domestic violence kills nearly one woman a day in Argentina, more than five a day in Mexico and 15 a day in Brazil, for example. The issue has surged to the surface in Argentina, where a recent series of gruesome killings has raised new alarm.
Honduras has the highest murder rate in the world. So what's going on? Why is Honduras so dangerous?