A dozen elite swimmers from five countries will dive into the waters off San Diego, California on Friday. Ten kilometers later, they'll come ashore in Tijuana, Mexico, raising funds for families whose loved ones disappear along the migrant trail.
More than 13 million young women across Latin America are neither employed nor in school. But a new model of coding education hopes to give this population skills for a well-paying career.
Mexico City's 90-minute, 10-stop Corruptour reflects a new openness about talking about corruption. It's a first step in addressing a widespread problem.
Mexican chefs are embracing entomophagy, or bug eating, amid heightened interest in their country's heritage. But the high-protein, low-impact cuisine could have lessons for the rest of the world, as well.
Long criticized for its lack of support for citizens deported from the US, Mexico’s federal government has contracted with a private group to help repatriated Mexicans find jobs.
A wave of investigations has pushed Latin American voters to demand change, and the justice system is starting to respond. For reform to take root, however, the movement needs to sustain its energy.
Ecuador just marked a rare leftist presidential win in the region. But more significant is how the so-called leftist 'Pink Tide' of the first 15 years of this century has fundamentally changed voters' expectations of even conservative candidates.
The Supreme Court's takeover of Venezuela's parliament and spillover from a dysfunctional economy are causing neighboring countries to speak up against its authoritarian moves.
The number of refugee applicants could reach 20,000 this year, more than double the 2016 total, causing Mexicans to begin asking what they want their welcome mat to look like.
For Álvaro de la Paz and Héctor Ruiz García, a key path to progress lies less in getting cars off the roads than in changing the ones that are on them.
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro died Friday. He became a global icon of both anti-imperialism and repression, but also lived to see his country normalize ties with the US.
Parent involvement hasn't traditionally been part of the culture of education in Mexico. Now, programs are emerging to change that, with encouraging results.
Brazilians have found inspiration in the athletes' prowess as well as Brazil's strong performance. The Paralympics have also provided a respite from a steady diet of bad news.
Some of the very people Donald Trump has characterized as a threat are eligible to have a say in the outcome of the US election.
Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump may be the only person less popular in Mexico than President Enrique Peña Nieto, which has left many here questioning why he was invited. But experts say there's good reason.
Dilma Rousseff was suspended pending the outcome of her impeachment trial, which some see as democracy in action but others decry as an attempted coup.
The accord ending the longest-running conflict in the Americas still needs to be signed and put to a nationwide vote. Despite concerns over concessions to the FARC rebels, support for the deal has been increasing.
Many Brazilians expected the worst. But they've had a change of heart.
Ygor Coelho de Oliveira, whose father started a badminton program to help kids in a rough neighborhood, is Brazil's first male Olympic badminton player – and an ambassador for the power of hope and hard work.
Amid all the focus on Rio's woes, the 2016 Games have also started good conversations – including, for example, around the national embrace of an Afro-Brazilian gold medalist.
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