What can be done to halt Venezuela’s implosion, organise a humanitarian rescue and achieve a return to democracy? Radicals in the opposition trusted in a popular uprising.
The debate around the confederate statues has caused clashes of opinions and waves of violence in many cities of the US
Violent protests have broken out in Chile during the state-of-the-nation address by President Michelle Bachelet.
Venezuela's often divided opposition needs to put forward a compelling vision.
At least three people have been killed in Venezuela in protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
Around 2,000 indigenous people from different Brazilian tribes demonstrated in Brasilia demanding that the government speeds up the demarcation of their lands.
There are better ways of living; we don’t have to prioritise growth above everything else
From Guatemala to Brazil and Argentina, citizens are taking on their corrupt leaders. This could bring, on the long run, the end of a long and lucrative tradition of impunity in Latin America
Nearly every nation in South America has been jolted by large protests or violent clashes in recent weeks, a continental surge of anti-government anger unlike anything in years.
Tear gas fired and four arrests made in Caracas during rallies demanding passage of referendum to remove the president.
Young Latin Americans are political, but are not becoming politicians. The discredit of politics and the alienation of the young are common to democracies around the world.
Thousands came out to the streets with candles in what was called a “chain of light” to protest against the decision of the lawmakers
A pesar de la grave crisis política y social desatada en Honduras tras las elecciones del 26 de noviembre, la cobertura mediática no ha sido igual a la de Venezuela
Cientos de personas salieron a protestar a las calles de la capital.
Six people have been killed in southern Mexico in clashes between protesting teachers and police.
The reality of Venezuela demanded a recall referendum as the path to be followed, since a constitutional amendment was blocked by the judges of the Government making up the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice.
Corruption has long been endemic in Latin America. Voters have tolerated politicians who “steal but get things done” (an epithet first applied to a populist governor of São Paulo in the 1940s)
Two years ago, public protests erupted in both Kyiv and Caracas. Whereas Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity quickly took power, political change in Venezuela followed a much slower path.
A week of protests have resulted in more than 20 deaths and hundreds of arrests
Children are showing signs of malnutrition
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