The Jubilee Debt Campaign UK is organising a petition of support for the Argentine government in its struggle against 'vulture funds'.
Threatened by local gangs, children in El Salvador are fleeing to the United States
The peace talks in Cuba between FARC and the government have some way to go. But the re-election of Santos is helpful.
Route 4, from Rivas to Punta Gorda, is the lead candidate for the new interoceanic Grand Canal.
The death of a leading campaigner against illegal logging and three of his companions in a remote Amazonian area of Peru has led to renewed calls for more effective action against this lucrative trade.
Piquiá de Baixo is dying from the pollution the production of pig iron from the giant Carajás mine
The unprecedented drought in Sao Paulo may be the result of deforestation and global warning, say scientists.
The new social consciousness among the region’s architects is explored in a new book by award-winning critic Justin McGuirk.
A series of powerful images portray the return to the families of victims "disappeared" during the brutal repression of the early 1980s and now forensically identified.
Thousands are forced to flee as armed groups fight for territory in Chocó.
The main danger of violence to sex-workers during major sporting events is from the police, not the punters.
NGO Climate Parliament has a vacancy in Santiago
Who could ask for more? A supremely well-written travelogue whose authors are trade unionists and journalists with a deep interest in the societies they visit.
A 30-minute TV programme discusses the case of the Cuban 5.
Now the cup is over, Brazil's media are seeking to blame any shortfall in commercial profits on the social movements and demonstrators. What a cheek!
The Latin American Council for the Social Sciences produced a fascinating blog about the Cup and its importance and impact on the countries of the Region.
Government reacts promptly, after social media foiled an attempt by police to frame participant in labour protest.
Attempts to arrest former President Aristide are a ticking time bomb for Haiti’s government.
Controversial Kazak company, accused of fraud and corruption, is pressing ahead with big iron ore project in Bahia.
Reversing a long-standing pattern, migrants are coming back from São Paulo and Rio to smaller cities in Pernambuco and other north-eastern states.
The Brazilian and Scottish police forces, which have both been criticised for strong arm tactics, have been exchanging ideas about providing security for mega sport events.
Rural leaders are being targeted as a result of the government's failure to clamp down on impunity in the countryside.
The extraordinary discoverey by Estela Carlotto of her grandson is breathing life into the campaign to hold to account those responsible for the appaling human rights violations committed during the military dictatorship.
Alarm at new dengue emergency where GM mosquito trials conducted.
A new documentary film about a Munduruku village on the Tapajós river region in Brazilian Amazonas, directed by LAB editor Nayana Fernandez.
A guide book by Jan Rocha & Francis McDonagh, bang up-to-date for the World Cup, Olympics and challenging times in the continent's largest and most dynamic country.