As popular support for the World Cup rapidly wanes, a beleaguered government is putting in place ever more draconian forms of repression.
Novelist Luis Britto García accuses the international media of inflating the size and importance of opposition protests.
Argentina goes to the World Cup in Brazil with high hopes of winning for a third time. But as Daniel Schweimler reports for LAB from Buenos Aires, the 'beautiful game' has turned ugly in one of its heartlands.
An interview with Honduran journalist Dina Meza as she presents the PEN International Report on 'Honduras: Journalism in the shadow of Impunity'.
The causes of last year's demonstrations haven't been addressed. But are Brazilians tired of demonstrating?
Washington is threatening to withhold aid unless he new government redoubles privatizations.
What chance reform of the energy business will free the country from corruption by ruling elites, drug barons and 'autodefensa' vigilantes?
Film-maker Cioran McGrath looks at the government’s failure to investigate the shocking human rights abuses committed by the dictatorships of the 20th century
Against expectations the Presidential elections have produced a near tie, with Arena's Norman Quijano trailing the FMLN candidate, Sánchez Cerén by a mere 6,000 votes.
The Appeals Court in Haiti has overturned an earlier ruling and decided that former ruler Jean-Claude Duvalier can stand trial for alleged crimes against humanity: but will the Martelly government accept the challenge?

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