Latin America

Thousands of migrants are being forced by the Trump administration to wait in Mexico while their requests for asylum wind through clogged immigration courts.
“I went to do an audition ... and they told me, ‘You’re probably not going to get the role because they want someone who looks more Latina,’” the entertainer said.
Staff were forced to wheel patients into the streets on stretchers after a fire broke out at Badim Hospital in Rio de Janeiro.
Though President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has pledged government investigations into LGBTQ hate crimes, the numbers have troubled local activists.
The Swedish fashion retailer and the company behind brands like Vans and Timberland said they're banning leather from Brazil over environmental concerns.
About 127 military construction projects within the U.S. and abroad will be affected by this diversion of funds to build Trump's wall along the Mexico border.
Rampant corruption, environmental indifference and a thirst for growth helped Brazil ignore a brewing crisis in Altamira.
The Brazilian president says he's dumping the French brand in favor of one of his country's own as tensions ratchet up between the two nations.
Hundreds of global corporations have promised to help limit deforestation. None of them is meeting that goal.
As the Amazon burns, other forests around the globe face similar threats.
A Washington Post report says President Donald Trump will pardon aides who break laws fast-tracking his border wall construction.
Veracruz Gov. Cuitlahuac Garcia suggested that a gang dispute was involved in the attack.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is rejecting $20 million from the G-7 countries that’s aimed at helping with the inferno’s currently going on in the Amazon rainforest.
As the Amazon burns, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is demanding an apology from French President Emmanuel Macron for calling him a liar.
As U.S. soybeans sit in silos, Brazilian farmers push to break new ground to satisfy the Chinese market.
A new study found that nearly half the popular movies analyzed didn't include even one speaking character identified as Latino. Perhaps worse, Latino characters that did appear in films were frequently portrayed as criminals.
In the forested state hardest hit by fires, far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's Orwellian messaging is taking hold.
While more than half of Americans rejected socialism in a recent Gallup poll, 43% surveyed said some version of it would be good for the country.