Chile’s ghosts are not being rescued
By John Pilger - 14 October 8:17

The media swarmed as 33 copper miners were winched to safety from their underground prison in Copiap

In pictures: Chile mine rescue
By George Eaton - 13 October 10:06

The scenes from Chile as the first of the 33 trapped miners are finally rescued.

Colombian senator banned for "collaborating" with FARC rebels
By Ruth Collins - 08 October 16:50

Piedad Córdoba, a close ally of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, is ousted from the senate.

Weekly Briefing
By Staff blogger - 07 October 8:09

Nigeria: lead poisoning

State of emergency in Ecuador
By Ruth Collins - 01 October 18:50

Turmoil in the South American country continues, as the President, police and army all wrestle for c

The man with the world on his shoulders
By Ian Williams - 27 September 12:04

The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, talks to Ian Williams about his critics, Israel and the chall

The untold story of the Mapuche hunger strike
By Ruth Collins - 15 September 18:20

The other crisis currently under way in Chile.

Outsourcing law and order
By Samantha Eyler Reid - 30 July 17:39

US troops to come to Costa Rica as Laura Chinchilla, the country’s first ever female president, is f

Weekly Briefing
By Staff blogger - 15 July 1:14

France: veil ban

The high cost of neoliberalism
By Noam Chomsky - 28 June 9:08

Financial liberalisation undermines democracy, handing power to a “virtual senate” that acts on beha

Santos wins landslide victory in Colombian election
By Ines Ward - 24 June 16:43

But will the former defence minister take responsibility for the murder of 2,000-plus civilians?

China and Brazil boost links
By New Statesman - 16 April 13:49

Countries sign several trade and investment agreements on the sidelines of BRIC summit in Brazilian

Weekly Briefing
By Staff blogger - 25 March 7:06

Israel: fake passports

Why the Falklands must remain British
By Gerald Kaufman - 15 March 8:25

Hillary Clinton would be advised to keep her mouth shut.

The islands of black gold
By Peter Wilby - 15 March 7:23

Nobody dreamed in the 1970s that a few years later Britain would be waging war over the Falklands. N

The kidnapping of Haiti
By John Pilger - 28 January 7:06

With US troops in control of their country, the outlook for the people of Haiti is bleak

The land that wouldn't lie
By Peter Hallward - 28 January 7:06

The Haitian people overthrew slavery, uprooted dictators and foreign military rule, and elected a li

Honduras elects new president
By James Burgess - 30 November 12:42

Porfirio Lobo declared winner of Honduras election, whilst defiant Zelaya denounces result

The people of Honduras have been betrayed
By James Burgess - 27 November 12:32

In Honduras, the spectre of US support for right-wing Latin American coups is making its reappearanc

A luta continua
By Vincent Bevins and Paula Mejia - 26 November 5:41

From the end of November, Uruguay is likely to have as its president José "El Pepe" Mujica - a former Marxist guerrilla who spent over a decade in prison.

The revolutionary road
By Simon Reid-Henry - 05 November 5:55

Fidel’s defining moments

The last revolutionary
By Simon Reid-Henry - 05 November 5:55

Fidel Castro has survived 600 assassination attempts to become the world symbol of anti-capitalism.

“All will be done again as it was in far-off times”
By Tom Holland - 15 October 8:38

Surveying the fragments of an obliterated civilisation at the British Museum’s Moctezuma exhibition,

My father has been punished for helping Honduras
By Xiomara Zelaya - 17 September 6:48

After the removal of my father by a military coup sanctions against the regime are vital

Honduras - the undemocratic republic
By Vincent Bevins - 11 September 17:03

Without pressure from the US or Latin America, the Honduran coup government will remain an ugly blem

Chávez is failing women
By Amy Stillman - 27 August 8:07

Venezuela’s leader may be a self-proclaimed feminist, but his country still has a shocking record on

Obama’s empire
By Catherine Lutz - 30 July 9:03

The 44th president of the United States was elected amid hopes that he would roll back his country’s

Coming soon to Obama’s backyard . . .
By Simon Reid-Henry - 30 July 9:03

Obama is continuing the history of US interventionism in Latin America with plans for a series of mi

Honduras wavers on the brink

The events of 28 June took everyone by surprise – shooting in the night in Tegucigalpa, followed by

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