Stories about Latin America
15 May 2015
When a three-year-old girl wandered off, Perla stayed by her side and later helped guide police officers to her home.
Guatemala has a new vice president, elected by the majority of government: Magistrate Alejandro Maldonado Aguirre, who in 2013 declared all the genocide proceedings against former dictator Rios Montt invalid.
14 May 2015
The Global Voices in Spanish team reflects on the first year of #LunesDeBlogsGV along with some of the participants.
13 May 2015
A Salvadoran woman is pardoned after seven years in prison, convicted of abortion for a stillbirth, and a Paraguayan 10-year-old girl, allegedly raped by her stepfather, is denied an abortion.
Despite an interventionist Supreme Court, a month-long delay in the results, and other irregularities, visiting international observers declared this year's election in El Salvador to be broadly transparent.
12 May 2015
Marco Rubio is one of the most-watched Republican candidates because of what he represents to a new generation of Latinos, but he has a number of hurdles to overcome.
After weeks of suffering bullying and racism at school, Lorena decided to tell the school director what was happening. The school decided she was the one that needed to apologize.
11 May 2015
Taco al pastor, the classic Mexican street food that’s popular in the US, has roots in a surprising place: the Middle East.