Residents of the community get together to help weed the land of a local family, to help them prepare for seeding.

LAND thanks our generous donors who helped make our 2021 spring fundraiser a success! Tim Wilson, Julia Payson, Edwin Seda-Fernandez, Gabriela Sandoval Requena, David Woodworth, Alan Cassidy, Lucia Fanjul, Anasa Hicks, Julie Steyaert, Mary Tsukamoto, Idna Corbett, Maxine Phillips, Anthony Nicolau, Madeline Schatzberg, Alejandro Velasco and Christopher Lawton.


Colombia-Venezuela: How the Rapprochement is Going

CÚCUTA, Colombia — Sitting on different sides of a white line that marks the border between Colombia and Venezuela on the Atanasio Girardo bridge — previously known as “Tienditas” — […] Read More >

Border Patrol app excludes vulnerable asylum seekers, advocates say

After his dad was nearly killed during political turmoil in Cuba, Yoandry fled to Nicaragua, then to Mexico. He made it all the way to the U.S. border south of […] Read More >

Corruption levels in 2022 largely unchanged across Latin America

NEW YORK — The level of perceived public sector corruption in the Americas has remained stagnant for several years in a row, with 27 out of 32 countries having unchanged […] Read More >

Latin America: Week in Review

Bishop Rolando Alvarez Sentenced in Nicaragua

NICARAGUA: Catholic bishop Rolando Álvarez — one of the most outspoken critics of President Daniel Ortega’s regime — was sentenced to more than 26 years in prison on Friday Feb. […] Read More >

Peru’s Castillo Ousted from Presidency

PERU: President Pedro Castillo was impeached and arrested on Wednesday on rebellion charges after he attempted to dissolve the legislative body and take control of the government. Ahead of the […] Read More >

Chile and Bolivia Resolve Silala River Case

CHILE: President Gabriel Boric celebrated on Thursday the International Court of Justice’s ruling on the Silala River case, affirming its international waterway status. Disputes over the Silala River began in […] Read More >

Along Cusco’s Avenida de la Cultura, a man raises his fist and shouts "Wake up, Cusco!” on Dec. 13, the first day of what would be close to a week-long strike across the city. (Daniel Zawodny / Latin America News Dispatch)