A documentary film about disappearances in Guatemala is launched, supported by a resource website
President Santos has been praised internationally for banning the use of glyphosate, now declared a 'probable carcinogenic', but the spraying of coca is still continuing. It's too soon to celebrate.
To celebrate the publication of its new book on Brazil, LAB asked several experts to give us their views on the cause of the Brazilian crisis. Their explanations are surprisingly different -- and contradictory. Join the debate and add your comment.
The Pope delivered a strongly political message in his recent visit to Bolivia, Peru and Paraguay, one that is reverberating around the world.
Little has emerged of the 'great transformation' promised by Ollanta Humala when he was elected in June 2011.
Venezuela's opposition parties reject quotas for women election candidates, but the government's own record on gender lags behind most countries in the Region.
The May 2015 elections marked the end of the People's Progressive Party's 20-year rule. The new coalition government faces tough challenges.
China's growing willingness to engage with Latin America could transform the region, argues Raul Zibechi.
The Ch'oti Mayan people from the east of Guatemala are resisting attempts to force them off their lands and undermine their livelihoods.
Historian Alun Burge examines the role of the extraordinary Welsh community and its support for the Trelew prisoners -- and calls for more research.
Washington continues to interfere in the internal politics of Honduras six years after the coup.
June 22 marks the third anniversary of the overthrow of Fernando Lugo, the president who seemed to offer new hope to the country. What has changed over these years?