Myths, fears, and more keep children with life-limiting illness from the mind, body, and spiritual care they have a right to.
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A polarized region with ample potential, Latin America will be transformed in the coming years. A group of stakeholders envisioned what its possible futures might look like.
Bit by bit, Latin American countries are legalizing access to abortion. But all to often, women find it next to impossible to exercise those rights.
Recently, the Supreme Court of Mexico issued several forceful rulings on how courts should deal with torture allegations. But whether the courts will act on the rulings remains an open question.
The region of the world with the highest murder rates isn’t tracking those crimes effectively. Doing so could help turn the tide.
Why has there been so little criminal accountability for past killings, disappearances, and torture in the Mexican state of Guerrero?
Latin American signatories to a groundbreaking resolution vow to provide pain medication, psychological services, and other support to dying patients.
Miguel Ángel Jiménez Blanco, who led searches to find unmarked graves and identify the remains of those who have disappeared in Mexico's Guerrero state, was found shot to death.
In Latin America, the most perverse consequences of the drug war are borne by women.
The lack of government accountability is a major factor in Puerto Rico’s financial crisis. A homegrown alliance of civil society groups is stepping in to change this.
By shifting from forced eradication to community-based enforcement, Bolivia is regulating the production of coca leaves while respecting farmers’ rights.