Latin America

Family members and indigenous activists protest outside the courtroom as the killers of Berta Cáceres were convicted. But did the investigation go far enough. Photo by Jackie McVicar
Jackie McVicar November 30, 2018
The court ruled that the murder was premeditated with the “consent of Desa executives.” Desa is the Honduran company holding the concession for a hydroelectric dam project on the Gualcarque River on disputed land.
A migrant rests inside a blanket tied to keep him from rolling off the spectator stands at the Benito Juárez Sports Complex in Tijuana, Mexico. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Jan-Albert Hootsen November 30, 2018
Thousands of caravan migrants now wait in tents at the Benito Juárez Sports Complex in Tijuana, unsure if they will ever be allowed to enter the United States.
Ashley McKinless November 30, 2018
Pope Francis dismissed Chilean victims’ allegations as ‘slander’—and then apologized.
Patrick Gothman November 27, 2018
In Honduras, paradise and hell are next-door neighbors, and you can hear the gunshots at night from both places.
A supporter holds a balloon with the image of presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro, during celebration in front of the National Congress, in Brasilia, Brazil, on Oct. 28. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Filipe Domingues November 19, 2018
In his first speech after his victory, Brazil’s far-right president-elect thanked God and praised voters for allowing the country to “march now on the right path.”
Randy Boyagoda November 15, 2018
The stories of Machado de Assis let us imagine our way into familiar perspectives and situations from unexpected vantages that enlarge and transform our sense of what is and what can be in this life, and the next.