Families gather in Guayaquil, holding posters of their loved ones whose remains are missing (Photo courtesy of the Defensoría del Pueblo).


Families in Guayaquil Seek Answers After Covid-19 Deaths

This story is republished from NACLA. Since the height of the pandemic in Ecuador’s largest coastal city, families have stood outside public hospitals with signs asking for the whereabouts of […] Read More >

Pandemic Intensifies Hardships for Brazilian Indigenous Communities

The coronavirus has affected Indigenous communities in every part of Brazil, according to a recent report by the Indigenous advocacy group Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB). As of […] Read More >

Families Struggle to Send Lost Loved Ones Home to Mexico Amid Coronavirus Crisis

This story was originally published on July 9 by THE CITY. Sign up here to get the latest stories from THE CITY delivered to you each morning This story is […] Read More >

A Mayangna man rests after arriving at an area cleared by settlers in the Bosawas Biosphere Reserve. Photo by Carlos Herrera.

Today in Latin America

Constitutional Crisis Looms in El Salvador Over Reopening Plan

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA EL SALVADOR: President Nayib Bukele defended himself after El Salvador’s Supreme Court declared his reopening plan unconstitutional last week, giving him two weeks to work with […] Read More >

Puerto Rico Suspends Primary Elections After Ballots Not Delivered

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PUERTO RICO: The government of Puerto Rico suspended yesterday’s primary elections after ballots were not delivered to several polling stations by early afternoon. Many Puerto Ricans […] Read More >

Latin America Surpasses Europe in COVID-19 Deaths

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA REGION: Latin America now has the highest coronavirus death toll in the world, surpassing Europe, according to a Reuters tally.  As of Thursday, there have been […] Read More >