Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
Three weeks after Haiti's devastating earthquake, nearly 100 U.S. lawmakers joined with key civil society groups here Thursday to urge the Group of Seven (G7) leading western nations to commit to cancelling all of the Caribbean country's multilateral debt.
Respecting human dignity is a principle no government can ignore, and one that needs to be applied when sending aid to the earthquake-ravaged nation.
Peru's Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of former president Alberto Fujimori for crimes against humanity.
The U.S. treatment of Haiti is, unfortunately, nothing new.
Chile has been a reliable U.S. ally in Latin America. The presidential elections might further cement the alliance.
Women farmers hold the key to addressing climate change.
The recent elections are the latest act in the Honduran theater of the absurd, reports columnist Laura Carlsen.
Many Hondurans fear that the coup's success represents a threat to the future stability of a democratic state.
The coup is claiming more and more victims, particularly women.
Three months after Honduran President Zelaya was escorted out of the country under gunpoint, the crisis continues.