A group of people wait for transportation at a bus stop in Managua on March 13. Photo: Carlos Herrera.


Attacks on Brazilian Press Increase Under Bolsonaro

SÃO PAULO— The coronavirus outbreak in Brazil has already claimed 201 lives. But as the pandemic intensifies in Latin America’s most populous country, President Jair Bolsonaro discredits the journalists working […] Read More >

Paramilitary Offensives Persist in Antioquia, Colombia

ITUANGO, Colombia– “When I was in the FARC-EP, I would see displaced people,” Wilmer said, drinking coffee in a cafeteria near an improvised refugee shelter. “I would have to go […] Read More >

Favela Residents Brace for Coronavirus Impacts

RIO DE JANEIRO-  Two of the most important steps to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus are washing your hands and practicing social distancing. But for Brazil’s poorest, following […] Read More >

Today in Latin America

Ecuador has confirmed 2,758 cases of the new coronavirus and 98 deaths as of Wednesday night, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University. Photo courtesy of DEZALB from Pixabay.

Ecuadorian Authorities Slow to Remove the Deceased from Homes

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA ECUADOR: The country faces a public health crisis as medical facilities run out of space for COVID-19 patients and families have to wait for days for morgues […] Read More >

Trump Administration Proposes Transitional Government in Venezuela

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES-VENEZUELA: The Trump administration announced that it is willing to lift sanctions against Venezuela if President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó step aside […] Read More >

Caribbean Countries Adopt Measures to Stop Coronavirus

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA REGION: Caribbean countries are seeing an increase in cases and implementing stricter quarantine regulations. The highest death toll in the Caribbean is in the Dominican Republic, […] Read More >