By Ruth Collins - 08 October 16:50
Piedad Córdoba, a close ally of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, is ousted from the senate.
By Ruth Collins - 01 October 18:50
Turmoil in the South American country continues, as the President, police and army all wrestle for c
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
By Ruth Collins - 15 September 18:20
The other crisis currently under way in Chile.
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
By Noam Chomsky - 28 June 9:08
Financial liberalisation undermines democracy, handing power to a “virtual senate” that acts on beha
By Ines Ward - 24 June 16:43
But will the former defence minister take responsibility for the murder of 2,000-plus civilians?
By New Statesman - 16 April 13:49
Countries sign several trade and investment agreements on the sidelines of BRIC summit in Brazilian
By Gerald Kaufman - 15 March 8:25
Hillary Clinton would be advised to keep her mouth shut.
By Vincent Bevins - 15 March 8:18
“Las Malvinas son Argentinas”
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
By Peter Hallward - 28 January 7:06
The Haitian people overthrew slavery, uprooted dictators and foreign military rule, and elected a li
By John Pilger - 28 January 7:06
With US troops in control of their country, the outlook for the people of Haiti is bleak
By James Burgess - 30 November 12:42
Porfirio Lobo declared winner of Honduras election, whilst defiant Zelaya denounces result
By James Burgess - 27 November 12:32
In Honduras, the spectre of US support for right-wing Latin American coups is making its reappearanc
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.
By Simon Reid-Henry - 05 November 5:55
Fidel Castro has survived 600 assassination attempts to become the world symbol of anti-capitalism.
By Tom Holland - 15 October 8:38
Surveying the fragments of an obliterated civilisation at the British Museum’s Moctezuma exhibition,
By Xiomara Zelaya - 17 September 6:48
After the removal of my father by a military coup sanctions against the regime are vital
By Vincent Bevins - 11 September 17:03
Without pressure from the US or Latin America, the Honduran coup government will remain an ugly blem
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
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
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
By Pablo Navarrete and Victor Figueroa-Clark - 02 July 22:27
The events of 28 June took everyone by surprise – shooting in the night in Tegucigalpa, followed by