Organized crime is adaptable and profit-driven, and in 2014, that could mean moving beyond Mexico and Colombia to a more diverse set of nations.
Working with small-scale farmers who grow cacao on just a few acres makes sense for Woodblock. Both sides benefit from having a relationship that keeps quality high.
During the 2009 election, tallies were called in from voting centers across the country and entered into a computer in Tegucigalpa, but results were inaccurate. How will a new system stack up?
Programs trading cash for behavior change now reach nearly a quarter of all Latin Americans. How do they work?
According to polls, about 32 percent of Costa Rica's 3 million eligible voters say they plan to abstain from casting ballots due to corruption, lack of leadership, and high unemployment.