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April 14, 2017


Brazil has been waiting for Lula’s supposedly imminent imprisonment for more than a year now, to no avail. It seems increasingly possible that The Bearded One will at least make the runoff in 2018

The statement, made in plea-bargain testimony released late Wednesday, is the most direct allegation linking Mr. Temer to a wide-ranging corruption scandal


More mining conflicts are on the horizon. In the wake of the Cajamarca vote, several other Colombian towns plan to hold plebiscites on mining


It creates a follow-on peacekeeping mission for an initial period of six months comprising 1,275 police who will continue training the national police force


Critics blame the phenomenon of governors going rogue as an unexpected byproduct of Mexico’s democratic opening

Aunque la mayoría de los políticos en México siempre han tenido algún vínculo mafioso, lo cierto es que la nueva generación de priistas y no priistas ha resultado ser todo un cártel

Now he controls the machinery of federal law enforcement, and his gonzo-apocalypto vision of immigration suddenly has force and weight behind it

General Dynamics has been approved to pepper the border with its 80-foot-high sensor and video system that directs the Border Patrol to illegal traffic detections

He had been named in an extradition order issued in December 2011, more than a year after the death of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry

April, with its mild weather, should be the busiest time of year for migrants. The place is all but dead. Gilda and Paco have never seen anything like it

El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico

While more and more migrants are choosing to stay in Mexico, others still hope to make it to the United States. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin reports on the difficult and sometimes dangerous conditions


More protests are planned for the coming days, leading up to an April 19 demonstration the opposition is billing as the mother of all marches

If you block your street, Diosdado will laugh as he stirs his scotch with his pinky. But if you march right to where he is, you challenge the infrastructure of power

The opposition is more unified, their demands are more specific and they seem to have broad-based support