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Despite legislation guaranteeing equal rights to LGBT couples, the battle for the acceptance of same-sex marriage and adoption is far from won.
In her second term as president, Michelle Bachelet seems in a hurry to push through wide-ranging reforms, despite opposition in Congress and a dip in her popularity ratings
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.
Despite official recognition of their rights, no public policies or laws have made these constitutional rights a reality for indigenous people.

Stories from El Salvador

A photography exhibition and a theatre play bring the problems of reconciliation and healing in a divided society like El Salvador to London audiences.
The Argentine government is proposing a complete overhaul of its intelligence services. But we are no closer to discovering who (if anyone) killed prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who was leading the investigation into the 1994 AMIA bombing.
From Guadalajara, LAB Editor Nick Caistor describes a country built on bones: both ancient and very recent.
A Guantanamo Bay detainee is on hunger strike following delays to the completion of his transfer to Uruguay. But the election climate in Uruguay means there is unlikely to be a speedy resolution of his case.
Evo won a sweeping victory at the polls and will soon begin his third five-year term. What explains his continuing popularity?
The death of a leading campaigner against illegal logging and three of his companions in a remote Amazonian area of Peru has led to renewed calls for more effective action against this lucrative trade.