Category: Regions

Venezuelan migrants in Ireland grapple with the home they left behind

As a teen, Fabio Alexei Roselló Salazar dreamed of traveling the world. So when Roselló — the son of a school teacher and a cable company manager — went off […] Read More >

Housing Collapse in Old Havana

HAVANA – Opening the door to her Old Havana home, María Margot Linares Domínguez (“Margot”), a regal, glamorous woman with the spirit and mannerisms of an Old Hollywood star, stands […] Read More >

Peru declares environmental emergency due to major oil spill

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA PERU: The Peruvian government declared an environmental emergency on Thursday, five days after waves generated by the Tonga volcano eruption caused an oil spill on […] Read More >

Latin America’s unequal vaccine campaign

Governments across Latin America are racing against time, making every effort to inoculate their populations against COVID-19. However, rising case numbers driven by new variants of the virus and short […] Read More >

Movement Against Mining Gains Ground in Ecuador

In February elections, a referendum to protect water passed and left-wing candidates received strong support. Mining will be a key issue for the next president. This story is republished from NACLA. […] Read More >

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Mexican Soldier Arrested for Checkpoint Shooting of Guatemalan Citizen

NEW IN LAND Coal mines have caused environmental devastation for communities in the Cesar department of Colombia. But now that the Swiss mining company Glencore announced that they will withdraw […] Read More >

What will happen to Cesar, Colombia when the mines leave?

Coal mines have caused environmental devastation to the Cesar department of Colombia. But now that the Swiss mining company Glencore announced that they will withdraw from the department, where they […] Read More >

Lula cleared to run again: what that means for Brazil’s future

On March 8, former Brazilian presidential candidate Fernando Haddad was at home, working on research, when he received a call from an aide of former president Luiz Inácio “Lula” Da […] Read More >

Venezuelan refugees in Colombia organize to streamline international aid

As a line of over 50 families waits alongside the multicolored fence of San Mateo park in the Soacha neighborhood of Bogotá, Maryluis Ruiz is undisturbed by the growing buzz […] Read More >