Researchers and campaigners are fearful that an attempt is being made to erase the past and to prevent the review of amnesty laws
With local elections on 8 December, President Maduro gambles his future on tightening his control, says Julia Buxton
Doubts grow as to whether the increasingly repressive regime would allow Xiomara Castro, the wife of the deposed president, to take power, were she to win the 24 November presidential elections.
As election approaches, indigenous leaders face mounting pressure
On 20 November over 1,000 towns will be having a public holiday to celebrate the dia da consciência negra
Canadian company Infinito Gold is demanding US$1bn to stop the gold mine that three-quarters of Costan Ricans don't want. Sign the petition to stop it
Latest figures show that forest felling in the Brazilian Amazon has increased by almost a third. Jan Rocha reports.
René "Residente" Pérez, Calle 13's lead singer, talks about the band's new song, based on a live brainstorming session with Julian Assange.
An Ecuadorean court has upheld the ruling that Chevron must pay for the environmental damage it has caused, but reduced the amount by more than half.
Long-term Colombia watcher Professor Jenny Pearce gives her personal reflections on the fraught peace process
The Isthmus is almost the last place on Earth where The People's Republic of China and Taiwan still compete for recognition.
Colombian community leaders face threats and attacks, as the case of a community in the Choco region shows.
Latin America Bureau is pleased to announce that at the beginning of March it will be launching the English translation of a remarkable novel written by the Brazilian journalist Bernardo Kucinski.