Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
Democracy, market forces, and religious apostasy aren't determining factors in the scores Chile and Haiti notched in this grim competition.
Two earthquakes have shaken the Latin American country. The political one might have greater long-term impact.
The emergency has brought to light problems that will have serious consequences for the neoliberal business model.
Development experts are about to give Haiti the same disastrous prescription for reform. But Haitians could still build a very different post-earthquake society.
It looked peaceful on the surface. But as Laura Carlsen reports, the Colombia elections were anything but.
Cuban-American poet Virgil Suarez talks about the literal and literary bridges between Cuba and America.
Two weeks before a major donors conference, the Haitian government has estimated that the country will need some 11.5 billion dollars over the next three years to recover from the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake.
Activists, both in and out of Honduras, continue to work for justice.
The UN donors' conference is an opportunity to help Haitians rebuild in a manner that respects their humanity and enables them to become more productive.
Millions of Brazilians have serious housing problems. The Movimiento Sin Techo (Homeless Movement) seeks to organize them, and to occupy abandoned properties and land on the outskirts of the city to pressure the government.