Latin America Monitor Mexico peace tour: a cathartic turnout against drug violence in San Luis Potosí
Javier Sicilia's caravan attracts only a small crowd in San Luis Potosí, near the territory of the notorious Zeta drug cartel. But for some of the victims who attended, it was their first time speaking out.
06/07/2011 12:06 pm
A new report calls the 'war on drugs' a failure. The claim isn't new, but hearing it from an ex-UN head and a former US secretary of State adds new weight to the criticism.
06/03/2011 12:50 pm
Although 56 million households have joined Latin America's middle class, many lack the benefits and job security to ensure stability.
05/20/2011 05:10 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/08
If voters approve Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa's proposals in the May 7 referendum vote, he will be allowed to designate judges and magistrates, and the remaining independent media will come under his authority. He will have established a 'perfect dictatorship' in Ecuador.
05/04/2011 10:42 am
Bob Hentzen is walking nearly 8,000 miles across Latin America to find sponsors for needy kids and the elderly.
05/02/2011 12:56 pm
Freedom House, in its annual report released today, says that Mexico is facing one of the world’s most radical declines in press freedom. A media pact to not publish grisly photos complicates the situation.
05/02/2011 11:36 am
At least nine Latin American nations are developing drone programs, raising calls for a code of conduct that will assuage concerns over potential misuse.
04/20/2011 06:00 pm
Can a global hedge fund spy with a hankering for a haute-Manhattan lifestyle find happiness among Bolivian indigenos?
04/20/2011 07:10 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/17