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Immigrant song: Venezuelan HIV/AIDS victims provide insight into life in a collapsing economy

Venezuelan HIV/AIDS victims find life-saving treatment in Peru, relying on nonprofits to connect them to options.... Read more»

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Immigrant song: Venezuelans in Peru worry that media’s focus on crime spurs lies, hatred

Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Instagram and even some traditional news sites are crowded with posts unified by an underlying assertion: Venezuelan migrants are a threat to Peruvians.... Read more»

Immigrant song: Schools in Peru are under added pressure from wave of Venezuelan migrants

Schools in Peru — and the capital of Lima in particular — are struggling to deal with 700,000 Venezuelan refugees fleeing economic collapse in their home country.... Read more»

Immigrant song: With Venezuela in turmoil, migrants and refugees turn to Peru

The crisis in Venezuela has crated the largest refugee migration in the history of the western hemisphere and they aren't coming to America.... Read more»

Thousands of refugees came to Arizona in 2016, but fewer arrived last year

President Trump campaigned on a promise of putting America first by scaling back its foreign involvements and pledging to stem the tide of refugees from Syria and elsewhere to address terrorism.... Read more»

Trump administration will end refugee program for children

Minors from violence-plagued El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala will no longer be permitted to reunite with their parents in the United States.... Read more»

Venezuela’s president racing to collect 10 million anti-Obama signatures

When U.S. President Barack Obama declared Venezuela a “national security threat” and smacked the country with sanctions last month, a reaction was inevitable. Even school kids are reportedly signing the petition, which the Venezuelan president plans to deliver in person to Obama next week.... Read more»

Report: These are the world’s deadliest cities

A new report ranks the 50 most violent cities on the planet. Here's why Latin America crowds the list.... Read more»

Analysis

How Hugo Chavez helped bring the U.S. and Cuba closer together

News analysis: It's going to be a bad year for Venezuela's leader Nicolas Maduro.... Read more»

Analysis

The pros and cons of imposing sanctions on Venezuela

Analysis: The U.S. president is expected to impose sanctions on Venezuelan government officials. But not before taking these not-so-small issues into account.... Read more»

Poor Obama. Venezuela just joined the UN Security Council

Spare a thought for Barack Obama. Just when it already seemed a near-impossible challenge, managing United States foreign policy is poised to become a tad more horrendously complicated.... Read more»

Brazil and Ecuador come out against airstrikes in Syria

The South American governments are calling the air campaign against Islamist militants a violation of Syria's sovereignty — even if Assad seems to be welcoming the help.... Read more»

Why Latin American diplomats are pulling out of Israel

More and more of the region's governments are yanking their ambassadors out of Israel in protest.... Read more»1

Latin America’s military is making a comeback

Bloody military coups may now be practically unthinkable in Latin America, but experts say the risks to democracy are real.... Read more»

Here's what else is happening in the Americas besides the World Cup

Believe it or not, there are things going on in South America right now that have nothing to do with Brazil's soccer mega-event.... Read more»

Are any countries seriously trying to tackle the climate crisis?

With floods, droughts, forest fires and extreme storms on the rise, President Barack Obama has been attempting to reassert U.S. leadership in the fight against climate change. So, as negotiators frantically attempt to agree on a new United Nations climate treaty, due to be inked in Paris late next year, how does the rest of the world stack up to the U.S. when it comes to tackling the climate crisis?... Read more»

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