Haitian Migrants Fill Shelters In Brazil's Border Towns
Shelters are filling up in the northwestern state of Acre, which has become the main destination for Haitian migrants heading south in search of a better life.
Mexico's Reforms Tackle Corruption But Leave Presidential Immunity Intact
There's cautious optimism over Mexico's new reforms, but critics say keeping the immunity laws intact leaves a gaping hole in the system.
Bolivia Stirs Debate Over Eliminating Term Limits For Evo Morales
Evo Morales is one of the world's most popular presidents, and his party is aiming for him to hang on to power a little longer.
Venezuela’s Maduro Waxes Optimistic About Talks With US
Quiet diplomacy between the U.S. and Venezuelan governments is putting the countries' relationship in calmer waters.
Brazil’s President Visits Mexico To Strengthen Trade Ties
Latin America's two biggest economies are aiming to deepen their relationship.
Chinese Premier Wraps Up Latin America Trip As UN Warns Of Trade Slowdown
Amid the fanfare of Chinese investments in Latin America, a new UN report warns that trade will cool down in the coming years given economic slowdowns on both sides.
Police Vs. Gangs War As El Salvador Murders Hit Record Highs
Violence between gang members and police has claimed more than 400 lives this month alone.
Venezuela's Currency Sinks To Record Low On The Black Market
The gap between Venezuela's official and unofficial exchange rates makes it simultaneously one of the cheapest and most expensive countries in the region.
Guatemala’s Political Crisis Deepens With Wave Of Resignations, Arrests
Three more top-level officials in Guatemala's government, including one of the president's right-hand men, stepped down Thursday after a customs kickback scandal.
Report Touts Economic Benefits From Immigration Program In Limbo
An analysis released this week says Obama's executive action, currently being challenged in court, will boost the economy by $164 billion over the next decade.
Mexican Officials Reassure Public Amid Pre-Election Assassinations
Five politicians in Mexico have been murdered this year in the run-up to the June 7 regional elections, yet the government has assured the public it's providing security for candidates.
Brazil Journalist Murder Highlights Violence Against Reporters In The Country
The decapitation of a blogger who focused on drug trafficking and corruption highlights deadly risks for journalists in the country.
Venezuela’s Maduro Defends No. 2 Official Against Drug Trafficking Allegations
The country's second-in-command is reportedly facing a U.S. probe over explosive allegations of drug trafficking.
China, Brazil, Peru Eye Transcontinental Railway Megaproject
The Beijing-proposed railway between Brazil and Peru has already raised some red flags over environmental and human rights risks.
Venezuela's Opposition Aims To Win Big In Legislative Elections
This year's legislative elections will be the opposition's biggest chance in years to challenge President Maduro.
Peruvian President Sees Popularity Drop After Mine Protest Clashes
President Ollanta Humala is seeing his lowest popularity rating in a year in the wake of tumultuous protests over a Mexican-owned mining project.
Amazon Same-Day Deliveries Go Underground In New York City
Couriers are taking to the subway system to deliver purchases as part of Amazon's recently launched same-day delivery service.
Mexico Rescues 23 Cuban Migrants At Sea
Cuban migration to the U.S. has surged in recent months, and thousands of migrants have entered by way of Mexico.
Nigeria Military Claims Victory Over 10 Boko Haram Camps
The army is conducting an offensive against Boko Haram in the Sambisa forest, considered the group's final stronghold.
Macedonians Demand Prime Minister's Resignation In The Wake Of Wiretapping Allegations
Macedonia faces its deepest political crisis in years as accusations of a covert government wiretapping operation fuel mass anger.
Malaysia Kicks Off Talks For A Solution To Rohingya, Bangladeshi Migrant Crisis
Leaders are scrambling for a solution to the humanitarian crisis that has left thousands of migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh stranded at sea.
Puerto Rico's Debt Woes Play Into Statehood Debate
Puerto Rico's long-standing U.S. statehood debate looks set to intensify as the island grapples with a massive debt crisis.
Colombia Halts US-Backed Aerial Coca Eradication Program, Citing Dangers Of Herbicide
The U.S.-backed program is under fire over concerns that the herbicide used against coca crops poses health risks to humans.
Immigration Reform 2015: Future Of Migrant Family Detention Faces Critical Juncture
The controversial policy has reached a tipping point and could face its end this month, unless the Obama administration can salvage it.
Election 2016: Marco Rubio Unveils Foreign Policy Rooted In Military Prowess, American Values
Presidential candidate and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is touting a foreign policy vision rooted in U.S. military might and the promotion of American values.
Chinese Premier Prepares For Latin America Tour
Li Keqiang will visit Peru, Colombia, Brazil and Chile next week and potentially sign major loan and investment deals.
US Top Diplomat Returns To Venezuela To Smooth Bilateral Ties
The Maduro government invited a top U.S. official to return to Caracas to resume discussions over frayed ties.
Nepal Earthquake: Push For Immediate Relief Leaves Menstrual Hygiene Behind
Nepal's deep-seated menstrual taboos and a dearth of female sanitary products threatens to exacerbate health problems.
Nepal Earthquake: In Tent Cities, Water Shortages, Open Toilets Add To Fears Of Looming Health Disaster
In Nepal, alarm over an impending epidemic is pervading the country's tent cities, and relief workers are scrambling to avoid a health and sanitation crisis.
Nepal Earthquake: Wait For Relief Swells Into Anger In Villages Outside Kathmandu
Residents of the Himalayan foothill district of Sindhupalchok must dig through rubble themselves.