Venezuelan citizens submit documents in La Victoria, Lima, Peru.

Colombia plans temporary work permit for undocumented Venezuelans

In 2017, Colombia created a two-year special permit that allowed Venezuelans to work and reside in the country, but stopped accepting new applicants months later

Mauricio Macri, Alberto Fernández y Roberto Lavagna

Macri and rivals launch campaign ads for presidential election

The campaigns are targeting undecided voters who will be key to choosing whether Macri's policies remain in place another four years

Fernando de la Rúa

The former president Fernando de la Rúa dies at 81

Fernando de la Rúa assumed the presidency in 1999 amid the fervor that awakened in the Argentines the proposal to end years of crude neoliberal policies

Mexico's national guard patrolling border

Mexico's new National Guard was created to fight crime, but now it's in a face-off with migrants

The National Guard is a new security force created by the Mexican president, but now he has been entrusted with the task of patrolling the border

Migrantes africanos son vistos fuera de las instalaciones del Instituto Nacional de Integración en Tapachula, México

U.S. dream pulls African migrants in record numbers across Latin America

The migrants vying for entry at the U.S. southern border are mainly Central Americans. But growing numbers from a handful of African countries are joining them

Presidente de Brasil Jair Bolsonaro y Presidente de Argentina Mauricio Macri

Bolsonaro says avoiding leftist government in Argentina is 'more important' than Venezuela's crisis

For Brazil’s president, one of the biggest effects of the agreement between Mercosur and the European Union may be to boost the re-election of Mauricio Macri

Maninfestantes holding posters of the captain of corvette Rafael Acosta

Clarity about the tortures is what the international community asks from Venezuela

The torture of political prisoners in Venezuela is not new, but the death of a Navy captain has raised the alarm about human rights violations

Honduran immigrants travel on top of a freight train on their way to the United States border in La Patrona

Central America requires USD 20,000 billion to discourage migration to the US: BCIE president

As a result of migration, President Donald Trump has threatened to eliminate aid

Volunteers organize donations for homeless people in Buenos Aires

Argentine soccer giant River opens stadium to homeless as winter bites

River Plate opened the doors of its Monumental stadium on Wednesday to give shelter to people living on the streets

Partidarios del líder opositor venezolano Juan Guaido en Panamá.

Disappointed Venezuelans lose patience with Guaido as Maduro hangs on

A survey from pollster DatinCorp showed the proportion of Venezuelans who recognized Guaido as the legitimate president had fallen from 49% in February to 36% in June

Obispos caminando en la basílica de San Pedro

Chilean bishop resigns after comments about Last Supper

The Archdiocese of Santiago did not specify the reasons for Irarrazaval's departure, but said Pope Francis had accepted the bishop's resignation

Members of the 'Maras Salvatruchas' arrested by the police of El Salvador

The essence of the Salvadorean gangs that no government can break

With indelible ink, the members of the Salvadorean gangs tattoo their skin with the promise of belonging to a kind of family that welcomes them for life

Presos ejercitan durante una clase por la ONG Arte de Viver, en la prisión Evaristo de Moraes en Río de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro expands unpaid prison labor program

By law, inmates must be paid to work, but last year Rio's government created a new category of "volunteer labor" whereby inmates receive only reduced sentences

Un empleado arregla papeletas que se usaron en la primera vuelta de las elecciones generales de Guatemala.

Drug cartels' ties to politics in spotlight as Guatemala votes

The mayor of Nueva Concepcion, a town of Guatemala, was accused by prosecutors of drug trafficking and money laundering for Mexican cartels

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