Earlier this week, Honduran journalist Lourdes Ramírez was one of three women worldwide awarded a 2015 Courage in Journalism Award from the International Women's Media Foundation. Her experience as a female journalist is a microcosm of the danger in Honduras,…
Since 2003, PBS has followed children from different countries as part of the documentary series "Time for School." In this second installment, hear the story of Jefferson Narciso from Rocinha, one of Rio de Janeiro's poorest and violent neighborhoods. Shy…
By News Desk
A branch of the Amazon River called the Rio Solimoes overflowed this week due to heavy rains and flooding, and rose high into the streets of Anama, in the Amazonas state of Brazil, according to Reuters.
By PBS NewsHour
March of this year was the most deadly month on record in El Salvador in more than a decade.
By Andrew Mach
Six detainees from Guantánamo Bay prison in Cuba have been transferred to live freely in Uruguay, the Pentagon announced Sunday.
Drug gangs rule the streets in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, where more than 20 people are murdered each week. Located at the crossroads of drug shipments from South America to the U.S., that city is now called the most dangerous…
By Online DA
We take a look back at the political career of Hugo Chavez, president of Venezuela since 1999 until his death in 2013.
By Larisa Epatko
One of South America's most controversial leaders finds himself -- yet again -- squeezed between two competing demands and constituencies.
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