Latin America

Protestors rally to support Temporary Protected Status near the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Sept. 26. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaOctober 20, 2017
Around 200,000 Salvadorans and 57,000 Hondurans have been residing in the United States for more than 15 years under Temporary Protected Status. But that status is set to expire in early 2018.
The U.S. Embassy in Havana (CNS photo/Alejandro Ernesto, EPA)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Tim PadgettOctober 15, 2017
The alleged attacks started last fall and initially targeted U.S. agents stationed at the U.S. embassy in Havana.
Gloria Gallardo and her granddaughter, Diana Diaz, 14, are seen in a still photo taken from video at the Nuestra Senora de la Esperanza house in Caracas, Venezuela. Diaz was born with both HIV and hepatitis B and has lived with diabetes since she was 9.(CNS photo/Cody Weddle)
Politics & Society News
Many managing medical conditions like HIV must worry not only about their medication, but about putting food on the table.
A young woman holding a statue of Mary is comforted by family members of a person trapped in the rubble of a collapsed building on Sept. 26 in Mexico City. Five days after the deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake, the collapsed seven-story office building is one of the last hopes searchers believe they may still find someone trapped alive. (CNS photo/Jose Luis Gonzalez, Reuters)
Politics & Society News
“Most survivors suffer from severe anxiety or guilt.”
People light candles on Sept. 20 for the 11 victims who died after the roof of a church collapsed following an earthquake in Atzala, on the outskirts of Puebla, Mexico. A Catholic bishop and a Caritas worker in Mexico said the situation was extremely serious after the Sept. 19 earthquake, and much aid would be needed. (CNS photo/Imelda Medina, Reuters)
Faith News
In the aftermath of the Sept. 19 earthquake, nearly every colorful and picturesque church is fractured and security perimeters make sure congregants cannot access them. Residents fear more might still tumble.
A man carries containers filled with water from a tank truck in Canovanas, Puerto Rico, Sept. 26 (CNS photo/Carlos Garcia Rawlins, Reuters). 
Politics & Society News
Michael J. O’LoughlinSeptember 28, 2017
Catholic Extension’s gift is meant to ensure that the spiritual needs of those suffering can also be met.