These wartime abductions aren’t specific to the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Throughout history, they’ve inflicted trauma on society’s most vulnerable – making them a rich subject matter for the stage.
As the ball that Maradona’s fist helped on its way to the back of the net – with some divine help – goes up for auction, a scholar of soccer explains why that goal means so much.
With Russia building new partnerships to gain support for its war, the US should re-engage with allies in its backyard, experts say.
Some Spanish-speaking activists are already using a different gender-inclusive term that could be a better replacement for Latino or Latina.
Instigated by multiple governments in South America, Operation Condor resulted in hundreds, potentially thousands, of human rights violations and extrajudicial killings.
Only 24 countries today totally ban abortion. The Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision in the US is unlikely to lead other countries to join that list.
If China progressively increases production and becomes a consistent net exporter of maize, South Africa would have to explore markets elsewhere.
Four decades after it’s invasion was defeated by a UK ‘task force’, Argentina remains committed to ‘recovering’ the Falkland Islands.
Russia is on the verge of defaulting on its foreign debt, which not only could have severe economic consequences but could also complicate Putin’s ability to wage a prolonged war in Ukraine.
Through its Belt and Road Initiative, China has become the world’s largest country-to-country lender. A new study shows that more than half of its loans threaten sensitive lands or Indigenous people.
In Latin America, common citizens have often donned outlandish outfits and comic book-inspired personas to lead demonstrations and promote social change.
Complex questions over environmental protection and resource extraction require the signatories to give the future of the treaty much more serious attention.
The recent discovery of fragments of a jaw fossil show that at one point, herbivorous reptiles evolved highly complex and efficient teeth.
In England, the continuing anger that Maradona “got away with it” comes out of the ashes of empire.
Through his work, the Argentinian cartoonist Joaquin Salvador Lavado Tejon, known to all as Quino, engaged in pointed social critique on a range of topics that are even more relevant today.
The proposed EU-Mercosur deal would guarantee cheap beef and lock in further deforestation. But our new research shows it is possible to transform trade for the better.
Latin America now has about 6 million COVID-19 cases – 30% of the global total. But some cities have fared much worse than others, largely due to the quality of government and community responses.
One bird we tagged flew for 172km without a single flap.
Argentina’s new President Alberto Fernández has no easy option to address yet another crisis.
Ferdinand Magellan coined the fantasy-inspired term “Patagonians” to describe the indigenous peoples he met. It gave rise to the region’s name.