How Much Longer Can Venezuela's Neighboring Countries Handle the Refugee Crisis?
The number of Venezuelan refugees will reach 5.4 million by the end of 2019, according to projections from the United Nations.
Reproductive Rights Laws Remain Stringent Across South America
According to one study, 97 percent of women of reproductive age in Latin America live in countries with restrictive abortion laws.
Viewfinder: An Anti-Government Protester's Funeral in Nicaragua
Relatives and friends mourn during the funeral of 26-year-old Ezequiel Leiva, who died in the hospital three months after being injured during anti-government protests, on September 18th, 2018, in Managua, Nicaragua.
As Some Call for Military Intervention in Venezuela, 10 Latin American Countries Reject Regime Change
Invoking the bloody history of regime change in the region, 10 countries signed a document rejecting military intervention in Venezuela.
As Violence Rocks the Nation, Nicaraguans Commemorate the 39th Anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution
President Daniel Ortega, once a celebrated rebel, now stands accused of authoritarian repression against protesters.
Argentina's Lower House Votes to Legalize Early Term Abortion
If the historic bill passes the senate, Argentina's president has promised to sign it into law.
Latin American Smugglers Are Now Trafficking Asylum Seekers From Across the Globe
Migrants from across Asia and Africa are crossing oceans to travel perilous routes in Latin America toward the U.S. and Canada.
The Stories We Tell: Adopting From a Troubled Country
Adele Barker brought Noah home from Paraguay in 1987. Now, 28 years later, she’s not sure whose story is accurate. Can we ever really know?
Why Do So Many Young People in Latin America Hook Up in Parks?
South of the border, the combined forces of crowded housing, conservative fathers, and high school politics have produced extreme PDA.
Alberto Nisman and Argentina's History of Assassinations and Suspicious Suicides
Whether the crusading prosecutor’s death is found to be a suicide or homicide, many Argentines probably won’t believe it. The past has taught them to always look for the sinister explanation.
The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: Alisha Holland, 29, Political Science
For the month of April we're profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.