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Mexican activists protesting violence against women set building on fire

Sep 12 2020

ECATEPEC, Mexico Mexican activists protesting violence against women set part of a building belonging to a government rights commission on fire in central Mexico on Friday.

On 'day without us' protest, some Mexican women prefer to work

Mar 09 2020

ECATEPEC, Mexico Millions of women across Mexico stayed home from factories, offices and schools on Monday in protest at gender violence - but some who turned up to their jobs said work was its own kind of protest.

In jab at Maduro, Guaido makes triumphant return to Venezuela

Mar 04 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido returned to his country on Monday after flouting a court-imposed travel ban by touring Latin American countries to boost support for his campaign to tighten regional pressure on President Nicolas Maduro. | Video

Rallying: The Dakar, a world of sand and solitude

Jan 17 2019

LIMA The Dakar Rally is a race like no other, a two-week long endurance challenge across Peru and some of the harshest terrain and conditions on Earth.

Lone woman digs for family lost under Guatemalan volcanic rubble

Jun 24 2018

SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala Eleven days after the Fuego volcano rained down on the Guatemalan village of San Miguel Los Lotes, a backhoe ripped the roof off one of the homes buried by ash, revealing a corpse in the still-hot dust. | Video

In volcano's wake, a Guatemalan town became a cemetery

Jun 11 2018

SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala There was no time to eat. Sunday family lunches were interrupted, the food left on the table. Children abandoned toys, and clothes still hung on lines in backyards. Animals died petrified.

Tequila boom rooted in traditional farming techniques

May 02 2018

TEQUILA, Mexico A growing thirst for tequila from New York to Tokyo has made the sale of the drink into a multibillion-dollar industry, but its production remains rooted in centuries-old methods of farming using hand tools and packs of mules.

In Mexican slum, a decades-long wait for quake relief

Oct 26 2017

MEXICO CITY I first visited Camp No. 3 a few days after the Sept. 19 earthquake. | Video

Inside a Panamanian prison: Portrait of a flawed legal system

Apr 13 2016

PANAMA CITY As Panama reels from outrage at legal loopholes that help the world's wealthy hide their cash, inmates at the capital's La Joya prison are paying a heavy price for flaws elsewhere in the Central American nation's justice system.

New Cuban migrant bottleneck hits Panama during U.S. détente

Mar 23 2016

PASO CANOAS, PANAMA A new bottleneck of Cuban migrants bound for the United States has formed this month in Panama, threatening a fresh diplomatic headache in Central America after thousands were flown out of the region earlier this year.

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