Latin America & Caribbean

10 Years After Earthquake, Massive Demonstrations Call for Haiti’s President to Resign

January 31, 2020

Foreign state donors and Haitian elites have misappropriated and stolen billions that were meant to rebuild Haiti.

Lula’s Foreign Minister on Iran Diplomacy and Brazil’s Sharp Turn to the Right

January 30, 2020

Celso Amorim, who served as Brazil’s foreign minister and as defense minister under President Lula da Silva, talks about the enormous effort Brazil put into securing a nuclear deal with Iran, how it was ignored, and how current president Bolsonaro is following an extreme right agenda.

Peru’s Congressional Elections Spark Little Enthusiasm

January 27, 2020

Peru’s President Martin Vizcarra sparked controversy when he dissolved Congress in September 2019. Though many Peruvians supported his decision, they are disillusioned with the political system. Why is that?

Brazil’s Right-Wing Bolsonaro Regime Attacks Leading Critic Glenn Greenwald

January 23, 2020

Brazil’s government faces near unanimous condemnation over its attempt to punish journalist Glenn Greenwald for revealing its corrupt investigation practices.

What Really Happened With Venezuela’s Parallel President?

January 17, 2020

Media reports and the Trump administration presented a very one-sided version of the election of Venezuela’s National Assembly leadership, presenting it as a coup. But who is trying to overthrow whom?

Central American Caravan for the Disappeared Seeks to Reunite Families

January 14, 2020

A caravan of Hondurans, Guatemalans, and Nicaraguans, heads north towards Mexico looking for lost and disappeared loved ones.

Exclusive Interview: Ex-President Manuel Zelaya – The Crisis in Honduras

January 2, 2020

Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, who was ousted in a coup d’état in 2009, talks to Laura Carlsen about the origins and consequences of the crisis in His country.

The Year in Latin America: The Right Continues to Advance, but so do Popular Movements

December 30, 2019

2019 presented a complicated and mixed legacy for Latin America. Right-wing governments continued to make electoral in-roads, but popular uprisings against neoliberalism also left their mark on the region, says TRNN’s Greg Wilpert.

Chileans Demand New Constitution as Protests Continue

December 19, 2019

For two months, Chileans have been protesting all over the country on a daily basis.

Argentines Celebrate Inauguration of New Center-Left Government

December 16, 2019

As President Alberto Fernandez and VP Cristina Fernandez take over in Argentina, expectations are high that the new government will reverse the neoliberal policies of the previous government and emphasize progressive social policies.