An anti-government protester covers her face with a Venezuelan flag, and uses toothpaste around her eyes to help lessen the effect of tear gas, during clashes with security forces after a rally demanding the resignation of President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela.
(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Canada has been considered a human rights champion when it comes to accepting Syrian refugees. So why is it doing next to nothing for those fleeing Venezuela?
There are over 100 species of wild coffee, but only a few supply the world's morning caffeine kick. Sadly, climate change and disease could be about to change that.
Woolly monkeys are hard to miss in Colombia’s jungles. Now, they face extinction.
Colombian researchers hope to revive an endangered species by rehabilitating monkeys confiscated from smugglers. The captive animals' struggles show that survival is not guaranteed.
University students ask for a higher budget for public higher education.
AP Photo/Fernando Vergara
Strikes and rallies have gripped Colombia for months. That's bad news for its new government but a sign of progress in a country that had little tolerance for dissent during its 52-year civil war.
Mexico’s President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks about the upcoming changes his administration will impose on national security during the national peace and security plan conference in Mexico City on Nov. 14, 2018.
(AP Photo/Anthony Vazquez)
The success or failure of Mexico's new president will have an impact on politics in the rest of Latin America as right-wing forces reclaim power. Is a brighter future for the region possible?
How do you solve a problem like Maduro?
Colombia's new president Ivan Duque has some big issues in his inbox.
A telescope pointed at the skies above Senegal to capture the stellar occultation.
François Colas, Observatoire de Paris, Insititut de Mécanique Celeste et de Calcul des Ephémérides
Senegal has made great strides in astronomy and planetary sciences in recent years.
Oophaga andresii is one of the newly described species of Harlequin poison frog.
With their jewel-like colours, Colombia's poison frogs are coveted by collectors. Does naming their species help protect them or make them a target for trophy hunters?
Venezuelan migrants wait at the Binational Border Service Center of Peru.
Fleeing economic collapse, around 2.3 million Venezuelans have left the country over the past few years.
The fertile, mountainous terrain of Colombia’s coffee-producing central region is vulnerable to climate change impacts such as stronger storms and hotter temperatures.
Colombia's coffee industry is at risk due to unpredictable seasons, floods, landslides, droughts and pests. Farmers say they want to learn to adapt to these environmental changes but don't know how.
Ivan Duque, a peace process sceptic.
EPA/Mauricio Duenas Castaneda
Post-conflict processes are often slowed down or even halted by fear. Can Colombia buck the trend?
The future of Colombia’s fragile peace process is now in doubt.
In the most peaceful election in their modern history, Colombians have elected as their next president a conservative who will renegotiate the country's fragile 2016 accord with the FARC guerrillas.
A deluge of information isn’t the way to win people over.
EPA/Christian Escobar Mora
The Colombian government has learned the hard way that simply explaining a complex deal to people won't win them over.
Colombia ended its 52-year conflict with the FARC guerrillas in late 2016. The next president must decide whether to uphold the deal.
AP Photo/Ivan Valencia
Two candidates from Colombia's May 27 presidential vote will face off on June 17. One is a former guerrilla. The other is a hard-liner. Their views for the nation's future couldn't be more different.
Colombian soldiers at a concert tribute to the army.
As reports of crimes against humanity mount, Colombia's post-conflict justice system is still moving desperately slowly.
A man carries an anti-EU, pro-Brexit placard during in London on September 3, 2016.
Since the Brexit vote in 2016, rebellious movements have repeatedly shown their ability to shape political outcomes across the globe, often in unexpected ways: So what lies next?
Peasant activists in rural Colombia have been under fire since the signing of the country’s 2016 peace plan, which will bring intensive economic development to these areas.
Nearly 300 community organizers and activists have been killed in Colombia since the country's 2016 peace accord. Who's behind these targeted assassinations?
The FARC is out of the running for Colombia’s president. Who gets their votes?
A former FARC rebel commander-turned- presidential candidate has withdrawn from Colombia's 2018 election. Despite increased violence, the peace accord he signed will probably survive this setback.
Lacking self-awareness? Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India on Feb. 21, 2018. Trudeau was pilloried in domestic and international media for wearing Indian traditional outfits during his trip.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Justin Trudeau's disastrous trip to India is regarded by some as an exercise in so-called nation branding gone badly. But we might want to blame the game, not the player.
(Left to right, top to bottom) Martyn Fitzsimmons, David Sell, Gerard Docherty, Steven McArdle, Francis Mulligan and Barry O'Neill.
Why bother chasing big drugs operations when it makes no difference? Here are three reasons.