Donald Trump is wildly unpopular with Mexicans. But so, too, is President Enrique Peña Nieto, putting him in a tough position for this week's high-level American official visit to Mexico.
It's past time to dismantle the (often invisible) barriers that keep people with disabilities less healthy, employed and educated than other groups worldwide.
Joaquin Guzmán is Mexico’s worst 'bad hombre', but his extradition to the US won't stop the Sinaloa Cartel.
Outsider Alejandro Guillier's sudden rise in the polls has invigorated Chilean politics and revived the hopes of progressives across the region.
Zika is not gender neutral: women’s rights are at stake.
The plan is part of a wider trend to outsource and offshore immigration controls.
Two months after signing peace accords with the FARC guerrillas, Colombia is set to start negotiations with the country's second-largest rebel group, the National Liberation Army.
It takes a lot to make a president with a 12% approval rating a hero. Trump may yet manage it.
Evidence increasingly shows the effectiveness of controversial efforts, like northeastern Brazil's Attitude Programme, to feed and house at-risk drug users.
Environmental sustainability has a role in increasing national well-being.
Things keep getting worse for South America's most populous nation and biggest economy. What is going on, Brazil?
Violent massacres at prisons in the country's north, have disrupted a delicate balance of governance.
Fed up with corruption, violence and stagnant public services, more Brazilians are turning to hardline conservatism.
The next American administration will have to choose between following Barack Obama's reform course or relaunching the war on drugs, nationally and internationally.
General John Kelly, Trump's pick for the Department of Homeland Security, used to lead US military operations in Latin America. Now American citizens should be scared, too.
Will America end its aggressive counter-narcotics strategy, which has battered Latin America for four decades?
Latin America, which saw its two female candidates for UN Secretary General snubbed, will greet Antonio Guterres with open arms – and a list of demands.
Being Brazilian in the US means navigating an identity that doesn't neatly fit into a single check-box, and can be perceived in vastly different ways depending on what part of the country you're in.
The scene of Chile's proudest football triumphs is also a monument to some of its darkest days.
In this TC Global Explainer, two Latin American scholars lay out the basics of drug policy, expose the 'war on drugs', and offer reform suggestions.