In Honduras, the World Bank has funded a known coup-backer, murderer, and narcotrafficker, while escalating a decades-long land conflict and undermining local food security.
Hydro energy may represent a form of clean, renewable energy, but the expansion of hydro in Guatemala has driven social conflict between the government, multinationals and the indigenous populations.
Latin Americans welcome decision by a growing number of London boroughs to recognise them as “an ethnic group”.
The Workers' Party (PT) under President Dilma Rouseff has suffered a devastating blow, which will damage the left for years, argues a leading Brazilian analyst.
Why the Pope's elevation of the martyr Oscar Romero is so important for Catholics and progressives across Latin America.
A new middle class is flaunting its wealth, in original ways: startling new palaces are being created in the El Alto district of La Paz.
Bernardo Kucinski argues "The PT is certainly finished. Perhaps a new left will emerge from the cinders but I have my doubts."
How the media use Venezuela links to attack the left, in Spain, Peru and Mexico
Community radio is the heart of rural communities across Guatemala and Latin America.
A strike that has brought activity to a halt since January on three major banana plantations on Costa Rica’s southern Caribbean coast, along the border with Panama, has highlighted the abuses in a sector in the hands of transnational corporations.
On the evening Jan. 27, a bus of Indigenous Lenca community leaders returning from Rio Blanco, Honduras, the site of an almost two-year Lenca blockade and struggle against the construction of the Agua Zarca dam, was waived to a stop by the police.
Textile companies that make clothing for transnational brands in El Salvador are accused of forging alliances with gang members to make death threats against workers.