July 17, 2012 /
Latin America now faces the challenge of coping with the potentially devastating impacts of climate change.
July 11, 2012 /
GlobalPost, Untold Stories
Fifteen thousand Haitians filed a suit against the United Nations demanding cholera reparations. Seven months later, the case still sits idle. What can they do now?
June 21, 2012 /
U.S. cuts $3 million in aid to Nicaragua, threatens $1.4 billion in loans over the next five years.
June 11, 2012 /
In Nicaragua, being a member of the ruling Sandinista party is a prerequisite for government work. Tens of thousands of fired employees are now petitioning for US Labor Department for help.
May 24, 2012 /
El Salvador's vicious gangs have called a cease-fire, enticed in part by conjugal visits for incarcerated leaders. Salvadorans are skeptical the peace will last.
May 21, 2012 /
As Sudan's army fights rebels in South Kordofan, an estimated 1 million civilians suffer daily from air strikes. The situation is becoming a humanitarian crisis to equal Darfur.
May 4, 2012 /
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, in the 1980s a socialist firebrand antagonist to Ronald Reagan, today touts a surprising free-market line.
December 27, 2011 /
Journalist Nick Miroff and Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla discuss the biggest threat to this tranquil Central American nation: the encroaching drug cartels.
December 5, 2011 /
Colombia's gold rush pits local subsistence miners against large corporate interests, criminal gangs and the police.
November 29, 2011 /
Honduras recorded 82.1 killings per 100,000 residents in 2010, making it the most violent country in the world. The violent surge is attributed to increasing transnational drug trade in the region...