“Until comprehensive measures are taken to sever the ties between crime and State structures, certain groups will remain vulnerable and the violence directed at them will persist.”
The neighborhood was founded and built entirely by women fleeing Colombia’s violence. And while men do live here, it’s the women who hold the property titles, call the shots and keep the neighborhood thriving.
Voter dissatisfaction with current political system is seen with abstention and blank/null ballots surpassing valid votes in large cities.
A UN rights committee said Thursday it will study a petition filed by Brazil's embattled former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva claiming the country's courts violated his rights over a huge corruption scandal.
At the end of the international meeting, the officials approved the Santo Domingo Declaration, in which they agreed to intensify financial relations to better deal with development and climate change.
Chile’s New Majority suffered a heavy defeat this weekend at the voting booths, while opposition Vamos Chile celebrated an 18-percent increase in held offices compared to 2012.
A congressional commission in Venezuela says that a staggering $70 billion has been siphoned off from public institutions
In the second city Valparaíso, Jorge Sharp, a veteran of 2011 student protests, was chosen in a ‘citizen’s primary’ to take on the traditional parties for the mayor’s job
70% of family cases – mostly Central Americans – have no legal representation. Families without lawyers much more likely to be deported – and quickly
Puerto Santander, unregulated border town on the Venezuela-Colombia border where people get what they need and get out.
Organizers urge women to stop work and other activities for an hour in Wednesday ‘women’s strike’ following rape and torture of a 16-year-old girl
One unavoidable answer is that illegal armed groups have control over a greater amount of the coca being grown in Colombia
Mexico and the United States have pursued a diverse bilateral agenda, moving away from focusing just on security and incorporating other areas, such as innovation and competitiveness
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s protectionist talk is causing deep concern in Latin America, finance ministers from the region said during a conference in Washington.
The Death Caravan was the name of a military operation that killed almost 100 political prisoners in Chile beginning on Sept. 30, 1973.
Bolivia curbed coca production by moving away from violent crackdowns. Bolivia is the world’s third largest producer of cocaine, a drug manufactured from coca leaf – which is central to Andean culture.
Costa Rican officials announced plans this week to relocate migrants from Haiti, Asia and Africa who have been camped out near the country’s border with Nicaragua hoping to get across and continue north to the United States.
The surprising success of a landlocked country. Its GDP grew by 6.2% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2016. It will expand by around 3% this year and next, forecasts the IMF.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday nominated career diplomat Jeffrey DeLaurentis to be the first U.S. ambassador to Cuba, but Senate Republicans are likely to block his nomination.
The Farc’s peace deal in Colombia marks the effective end of a wave of rebel movements inspired by the Cuban revolution, with just a few small groups left
On a Q6A the Democratic nominee answered questions about U.S.-Mexican relations, the Latino vote and more.
Malnutrition has been a common topic when talking about the Guajira region in Colombia, but who is to blame in this outrageous common event? The government, the culture or the land.