A protester in New York City in June 2020 (Photo: Erin O'Brien).


Examining Dominican Anti-Blackness During a Summer of Protest

This July, Dominicans elected opposition presidential candidate Luis Abinader, bidding farewell to 16 years of unbroken rule by the Caribbean nation’s center-left. Voters at home and abroad braved a worsening […] Read More >

Argentina Human Rights Emblem Seeks Entry to UNESCO World Heritage List

BUENOS AIRES—Flights arriving to Buenos Aires from the north careen over the gray immensity of De La Plata River. Just before reaching the skyscrapers of the Argentinian capital, they are […] Read More >

In Rio de Janeiro, Civil Society Fights COVID-19

RIO DE JANEIRO—The coronavirus pandemic has already affected the lives of millions of people around the world. Brazil is no exception. In Rio de Janeiro, the coronavirus pandemic worsened social […] 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

Mexico Reports Record Number of Femicides in June

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO: New data from the National Public Security System shows that Mexico recorded its highest monthly number of femicides in June. A total of 101 cases […] Read More >

Ecuador to Begin Reopening in September

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA ECUADOR: Government officials announced yesterday that Ecuador will not renew its coronavirus state of exception, which has been in place since March. In September, Ecuadorians will […] Read More >

Colombia Begins Reopening After 5-Month Partial Lockdown

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA COLOMBIA: After five months of partial lockdown, Colombia is set to begin gradually reopening September 1. President Iván Duque said Monday that he is extending the […] Read More >