Latin America

Latin America’s unequal vaccine campaign

Governments across Latin America are racing against time, making every effort to inoculate their populations against COVID-19. However,...

Raúl Castro steps down as Communist Party head

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA CUBA: Raúl Castro announced that he will step down as leader of the Communist Party of Cuba, bringing to...

Conservative Lasso Wins Ecuador Election

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA ECUADOR: Conservative businessman Guillermo Lasso beat out leftist Andrés Araúz in presidential elections...

Movement Against Mining Gains Ground in Ecuador

In February elections, a referendum to protect water passed and left-wing candidates received strong support. Mining will be a key...

What will happen to Cesar, Colombia when the mines leave?

Coal mines have caused environmental devastation to the Cesar department of Colombia. But now that the Swiss mining company Glencore...

Mexican Soldier Arrested for Checkpoint Shooting of Guatemalan...

NEW IN LAND Coal mines have caused environmental devastation for communities in the Cesar department of Colombia. But now that the...

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Coronavirus Cases Rise Across South America Despite Vaccination...

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA SOUTHERN CONE: Cases of COVID-19 are rising across the region despite the advance of vaccination programs....

Migrant apprehensions surge on U.S.-Mexico border

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO/UNITED STATES: A surge of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border is straining the capacity of United...

Lula cleared to run again: what that means for Brazil’s...

On March 8, former Brazilian presidential candidate Fernando Haddad was at home, working on research, when he received a call from...

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