After a week of fighting between civilian militias, drug traffickers and federal forces, there is a tense calm in the western Mexico state of Michoacan. […]
Four years ago Sunday, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti, destroying its capital of Port-au-Prince and killing more than 200,000 people. Today, much of Port-au-Prince looks […]
The use of social media is exploding in Brazil. It’s the third largest market for Facebook; fifth largest for Twitter. The controversial women-only app Lulu […]
In Mexico, Dec. 12 is the day to celebrate the country’s most revered religious icon: the Virgin of Guadalupe. As many as 6 million pilgrims […]
Voters go to the polls today in Honduras to elect a new president. It will be the first open election with all parties participating since […]
Tens of millions of Brazilians have risen out of poverty over the past decade in one of the world’s great economic success stories. The reasons […]
On a busy avenue in Olinda, in northeast Brazil, two men in wigs, big red noses and full clown makeup are squeaking horns and making a good-natured ruckus.
Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto says his nation is undergoing a major change one his country should not fear. Pena Nieto gave an upbeat assessment […]
Ruben prances across the street one recent morning on his way to work on a corner of Tijuana’s famous tourist strip, Avenida Revolución. Ruben’s hair […]
For William Ordonez and his wife Carolia, starting a new business in San Pedro Sula, Honduras seemed like a great idea.