For years, DEA operatives have posed as FARC rebels in order to bust suspected terrorists and drug dealers. What will they do now that peace is coming to Colombia?
By Jo Tuckman
Brazil’s suspended president mounted a defiant and emotional defense of her presidency on Monday during the senate impeachment trial that is due to decide whether to oust her for good.
Projections suggest senators will vote to remove Rousseff permanently from the presidency, putting a final end to almost 14 years of Workers’ Party rule that had initially turned Brazil into a symbol of hope on the world stage.
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Thousands of economic migrants across South America are flocking to Chile for work, but affordable housing remains out of reach. VICE News visits the shanty encampments where Chile's burgeoning labor force is making a home.
The wealthiest nation per capita in Latin America is facing a rising tide of HIV cases, but people with the virus are so stigmatized that many don't know they have it.
Electoral bodies have invalidated more than 605,000 signatures in the pro-referendum petition, saying that many of the signatures corresponded to children or dead voters.
The World Health Organization is advising women living in areas where the Zika virus is being transmitted to delay getting pregnant, advice already given by several countries where the virus is in widespread transmission.
By Miriam Wells
In an expected but historic moment for Latin America, Brazil's president has been removed from office and will face an impeachment trial, in what her supporters describe as a coup.
Congress was supposed to finalize a bill last month to help the US territory solve its debt crisis, but legislators left for vacation without taking action.
The US health agency confirmed that the mosquito-borne virus causes babies to have abnormally small heads, and said it could just be “the tip of the iceberg.”
Congressional legislators are expected to release new draft legislation dealing with Puerto Rico's fiscal crisis before the end of the week, as Washington scrambles to head off drastic steps by the island's government.
Spurred into action by a supreme court ruling, Mexico could soon start legalizing medical marijuana, and raise the threshold for decriminalized consumer possession. It might even start considering licit domestic cultivation of cannabis and opium.
With the virus suspected of links to birth abnormalities, but science still unclear about how it can be transmitted, being pregnant in Brazil has turned into a nerve-racking experience.
Latin Americans took to the streets during 2015 to protest against a flurry of staggering corruption scandals across the region. But while they won some battles, it is still far from clear if they can win the war.
By Andrea Noel
A new right wing president in Argentina and the gathering force of the opposition in Venezuela has left the longtime dominance of leftist governments in Latin America looking shaky.
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VICE News correspondent Danny Gold joined 'On The Line' to take your questions on the escalating violence between gangs and police in El Salvador.
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VICE News correspondent Danny Gold speaks with students at the University of El Salvador about the country's gang problem and what they see as a potential solution.
The Government and the FARC have signed an agreement on how to recognize and compensate the victims of the country's long armed conflict, and with it moved their three-year peace negotiations into what looks like its final stages.