Even though its carbon emissions are comparable with those of most European countries, Argentina's new climate plan is disappointingly timid.
Days after the arrest of President Perez Molina, Guatemalans have voted to elect a new head of state but none of the candidates seems likely to resolve country's pressing problems.
A fine tribute to the legendary Uruguayan author of Open Veins of Latin America
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.