President Obama has nothing to gain, and much to lose, by propping up Mexico’s corrupt President Peña Nieto. With Peña Nieto in Washington today(6 January), it is time for a change of policy.
How a spectacular urban cable car system and a new municipal bus program are revolutionizing mass transit in La Paz and El Alto, with the help of some political competition.
Uruguay, once regarded as a backwater, is taking on the Big Boys with its daring new policies.
A new book looks at long-abandoned settlements in the Chaco region in the Southern Cone and finds out whether they are still meaningful to the criollos living there today. Not for everyone but successful in its own terms.
The results of the official climate change conference in Lima (COP20) may have been disappointing, but grassroots movements across Latin America are coming together as never before.
While there are great business opportunities for fracking, many are concerned about the cost to the environment and to people’s health.
On 12 January 2015 Haiti reverts back to dictatorship, with the government's failure to hold elections. A giant step backwards towards Duvalierism.
Hilda and Mrio González are convinced their son Cesar Manuel is still alive. "The official version is a lie," they say.
Warnings about the human and environmental costs of 'free trade' went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.
Peru-based Servindi provides a valuable service to follow the Peoples' Summit.