A truth commission in 2003 blamed the Shining Path for more than half of nearly 70,000 estimated deaths and disappearances between 1980 and 2000
Arrest of Floridian Christian Emmanuel Sanon in Haiti president's killing deepens mystery over assassination
The 62-year-old pastor, unknown in Haitian political circles, suggest he was duped by those responsible for the death of Jovenel Moïse
As President Joe Biden undoes Trump immigration policies that he considers inhumane, he faces a major question: How far should he go to right his predecessor’s perceived wrongs?
Why eating insects is becoming increasingly popular as a sustainable way of consuming proteins, micronutrients
In many countries, there is now a growing appreciation of insects as food and feed. In India too, efforts are being made to create awareness and popularise entomophagy.
Jose Gregorio Hernández, Venezuela's beloved 'doctor of the poor', to be beatified following 72-year campaign
Known as the "doctor of the poor, Hernandez is set to be beatified by the Catholic church, a step towards sainthood, on 30 April.
Life expectancy may be reduced by 2 to 7 yrs in Southeast Asia due to COVID-19 pandemic, claims study
A recent study, published in the journal PLOS on 17 September, 2020, showed that if COVID-19 continues to spread, there would be a decrease in the life expectancy of people, especially in regions which have been affected severely by the infection.
How Latin American horror films highlight femicides, political corruption and other human rights abuses
Guillermo Del Toro’s genre-bending and -blending approach to filmmaking allows him to reach a large and varied audience while also providing sharp social and historical commentary on Spain’s fraught past.
The gradual undermining of democratic rules during an economic crisis and a public health catastrophe could leave Latin America primed for slower growth and an increase in corruption and human rights abuses
Coronavirus case numbers are rising in several major countries at the same time, says WHO's Mike Ryan
The world recorded more than 183,000 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the most in a single day since the outbreak started in December.
To beat the coronavirus, Colombia tries to limit number of people in streets by separating men and women
Bogotá, Colombia’s capital and largest city, joined Panama this week in instituting a gender-based virus-prevention measure designed to limit the number of people in the streets
CIA spied on countries including India, Pakistan through secretly-owned Swiss encryption firm for decades, says Washington Post report
The CIA read the encrypted messages of several countries, including India, for decades through its secretly-owned Switzerland-based company trusted by governments all over the world to keep the communications of their spies, soldiers and diplomats secret.
S Jaishankar meets Brazilian president Jair Messias Bolsonaro in Delhi, discusses ways to deepen ties between India, Brazil in trade and investment
Later in the day, Bolsonaro and Narendra Modi will hold extensive talks following which the two countries are expected to ink 15 agreements
Billionaire investor George Soros, known for his outspoken liberal views, condemns the rise of nationalist dictators, says survival of open societies is endangered as the world faces an even greater crisis: climate change
EU said people in more than 80 countries will benefit from the money, African nations to get largest chunk.
Hospitality firm OYO has entered Mexico as part of its expansion plans in Latin American markets, sources aware of the development said on Friday
Mexico gives 'protection' to Opposition lawmaker, says it will protect people 'regardless of their political affinity'
The foreign ministry of Mexico said that the country 'reiterates its commitment to respect, protect and promote the human rights of all people, regardless of their political affinity.'
US rattled as China's construction work under Belt and Road initiative reaches Panama in Central America
China's expansion in Latin America of its Belt and Road initiative to build ports and other trade-related facilities is stirring alarm in the US.
Amazon has said it would open its first customer service center in Colombia later this year.
Two more women accuse ex-Costa Rican president Oscar Arias of sexual misconduct, but #MeToo still muted in Latin America
Two women have accused former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias, a Nobel peace laureate, of sexual misconduct
'Right Livelihood Award' given to three jailed Saudi human rights activists and two Latin American anti-corruption workers
The Right Livelihood Award — known as the "Alternative Nobel" — has been given to three jailed Saudi human rights defenders and two Latin American anti-corruption crusaders.