US refusal to recognize the Maduro victory stands in sharp contrast to congratulations from the rest of the hemisphere.
US displeasure does not give it the right to undermine democracy.
Gas exploration threatens communities in and around Manu National Park.
After such a narrow victory, major challenges confront the new President.
The UK's six largest supermarkets have quietly decided to allow more GM soya into the food chain, despite horrific evidence of the impact of the GM soya boom in Argentina.
Reduced rainfall as a result of deforestation will hit output of hydroelectric power stations, warns The New York Times
While Brazil’s Government tends to favour a one-size-fits-all approach to energy provision, an indigenous group in the far north has come up with its own more sustainable solution.
Five years after being fired from the giant Piña Frut pineapple farm, two workers return to work after successful action by their union, SITRAP.
Limited interest by oil companies in bidding for new contracts suggests international opposition is having some effect.
A major Mayan Monument at Orange Walk District, near the northern district boundary, has been bulldozed for roadfill aggregate. Noh Mul Temple – or at least a large part of it – is no more.
The guilty of genocide verdict against the former President is annulled. All evidence since April 19 will have to be reheard.
The Guatemalan right is not too bothered about Ríos Montt himself. What they fear is the precedent.
Communities close to a Canadian-owned mine have been placed under virtual military rule.
The Colorados cannot be beaten without a strong alliance. But can Cartes address the social crisis?
A former adviser to the two left-wing parties in Paraguay argues that the fact that Horacio Cartes was new to politics, coupled with the inadequacies of the left, allowed the Colorados to appear as the new kids on the block.
Former Guatemalan head of state Jose Efrain Rios Montt, who ruled Guatemala from March 1982 to August 1983, was sentenced to 80 years' imprisonment for genocide and crimes against humanity by a Guatemalann court. This case is the first in world history.
LAB is proud to announce the publication of 'K' by the Brazilian writer Bernardo Kucinski. Reviewers have called it 'a riveting novel', 'an important historical document' and 'a masterpiece'.