Latin America

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Honduran Indigenous rights activist Berta Cáceres, pictured here, is among the 58 human rights activists killed in Latin America between January and May of this year. (Photo via Global Witness)
Last year was the deadliest year for human rights activists in Latin America—particularly women and defenders of the Earth— according to a new report by Oxfam International, which suggests that governments co-opted by economic elites are partly responsible for driving this "unthinkable spiral of violence." Citing data from the independent...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Rousseff supporters protest her impeachment in May. (Photo: Getty)
The fallout from former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment on...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
U.S. Special Operations Forces training missions to Latin America tripled...