Historically, when the award has been given because of a peace process it has gone to the leaders of the previously warring factions.
The high proportion of non-voters in the referendum reflects a long history of political distrust.
Brazilian people who have disabilities are urging the Games to usher in improved transport and safety. Will the Paralympic legacy live up to their hopes?
No matter how inspired future generations feel by our Olympians’ success, they will not be able to emulate it while good and affordable sports facilities remain so elusive.
As the world focuses on the Olympics, working-class Brazil is being united by greater recognition of passinho dance culture.
With the Olympics about to open in Rio de Janeiro, people whose communities have been relocated and who have been overlooked in the favelas are reluctant to celebrate.
Eyes are on the World Health Organisation to declare the outbreak of the virus an emergency.
Latin America's populist tide appears to be receeding.
An 11-year-old Paraguayan girl was raped and denied an abortion. This kind of dehumanisation is also the reality for women much closer to home.
Politics and pragmatism after the Copa América.
In the UK, it can feel like Latin America had simply been wiped off the map, but women there are facing terrible injustices that completely escape our attention.
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