Berta Cáceres's murder underscored Latin America's status as the world's most violent region for environmental activists. But the number of people and networks fighting to protect their rights is growing.
More than 2 million people living in dry areas in Central America face hunger. Food security is starting to improve in some communities as farmers adopt alternative crops and more efficient water usage.
Deportations and detentions of migrants have risen sharply since Plan Frontera Sur was launched a year ago. Many say the effort is working, but rights groups worry that migrants are taking greater risks.