Latin America

Photo of Carlos Riudavets Montes, S.J. courtesy of Vatican News
J.D. Long-García August 13, 2018
Carlos Riudavets Montes, S.J. worked among the indigenous in Perú’s Amazonian region.
Members of the U.S. Border Patrol apprehend an immigrant from Guatemala on June 19 near Falfurrias, Texas. (CNS photo/Adrees Latif, Reuters)
Diego Gómez Pickering August 10, 2018
The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration is a holistic approach that treats people with kindness and also recognizes economic opportunity.
 Pro-life advocates celebrate in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Aug. 9 after lawmakers voted against a bill that would have legalized abortion. The Senate voted against the bill, dashing the hopes of supporters of legal abortion in the predominantly Catholic country, homeland of Pope Francis. (CNS photo/Agustin Marcarian, Reuters)
Charles C. Camosy August 10, 2018
A diversity of views on abortion made for an actual debate among those who have power in Argentina.
Demonstrators against decriminalizing abortion celebrate outside Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Luisa Balaguer)
A grassroots movement came closer than ever to achieving the decriminalization of the procedure in the homeland of Pope Francis.
America Films August 08, 2018
How Jesuit Refugee Service is helping struggling farmers in the Catatumbo region stop producing coca and get back on their feet
Antonio De Loera-Brust August 07, 2018
In the rural community of Las Palmas, a group of former coca farmers are replacing coca production with legitimate crops in the hope of promoting peace.