Civic strike paralyses Colombia’s principle pacific port
An alliance of community organisations are fighting ’to live with dignity’ in the face of military repression. Patrick Kane and Seb Ordoñez report.
Introducing Trump’s Inner Circle
Donald Trump’s key allies are as alarming as the man himself
Colombia: millions to take to the streets for peace
Millions of Colombians will take to the streets this month to demand a different kind of peace with social and environmental justice at its heart. Seb Munoz writes
The Zika virus: government responses add to women’s burden
The Zika virus is shining a light on the inadequacies of abortion and family planning laws in Latin America, writes Maisie Davies
London event: Festival of Choice 2015
A week of events looking at threats to reproductive rights and the plight of women and girls who do not have access to safe and legal abortion in countries around the world
El Salvador pregnancy laws protested in London
With some of the strictest anti-abortion legislation in the world, Salvadoran women face prison even for pregnancy complications.
Honduras: Force and fraud
Social movements have denounced as fraudulent the election of Juan Orlando Hernández as president amid the murders of leftist party activists and the persecution of journalists. Roos Saalbrink reports
Generating terror in Guatemala
Nick Dearden traces the legacy of World Bank-funded development in Guatemala through massacres, massive public debt and continued poverty for the majority
Nicaragua: 21st century Sandinismo – or losing the revolution?
The left is split over the achievements and compromises of today’s Sandinistas, following the re-election of Daniel Ortega as president in November. Here we present two views
Central America: Taking a stand over land in Honduras
In post-coup Honduras, campesinos are having to fight biofuel barons for their land, reports Mike Gatehouse of the Latin America Bureau
US imperialism in Central America
Grace Livingstone gives an overview of overt and covert US military and intelligence interventions
Central America: Return of the death squads
Responding to drug-related violence is a convenient pretext for the region’s elites to achieve some rather different objectives, writes Annie Bird