These Haitians Were Children When A US-Funded Project Evicted Them From Their Land. They Can’t Afford College.
The industrial park opened with big promises and big-name backers like Hillary Clinton and Sean Penn. But for the families evicted from their farmland, the development brought financial ruin.
The rescues have saved scores of pets and zoo animals left behind in the chaos of war.
“I don’t have a tank, I don’t have weapons, but I have a car,” Héctor Pérez said.
Most Children In Haitian Orphanages Aren’t Orphans — But US Missionaries Take Them Away From Their Families
Funded by millions of dollars in donations for their work in Haiti, Western church organizations operate scores of facilities in a shadowy but sprawling industry that often leaves children traumatized, abused — and sometimes dead.
Surfing was a profitable enterprise in Jacmel, as locals rented out boards and hosted lessons. But the project’s recent struggles reflect the difficulty of obtaining resources in a country battered by a series of catastrophes.
UN Peacekeepers Fathered Dozens Of Children In Haiti. The Women They Exploited Are Trying To Get Child Support.
A landmark ruling in a Haitian court offers some hope to the families seeking child support, but the peacekeeper fathers won’t have to pay unless their home countries step in.
In 2012, Sara was sentenced to 30 years in prison under El Salvador’s strict anti-abortion laws. Last month, she was freed thanks to a growing movement to defend the women facing decades in prison on similar charges. Now she hopes to clear other women’s names.
Ricardo Salinas Pliego has seen his net worth rise to $13.5 billion during the pandemic. But while he’s partied on his yacht, his workers have faced deadly conditions that violate Mexico’s pandemic rules.
Mexican Influencers Are Getting Called Out For Promoting Abuse. Has the Country’s #MeToo Movement Finally Turned a Corner?
Some of Mexico's most popular influencers are being accused of sexual assault — but many of the women who speak out are getting victim-blamed.
A British judge rejected the US’s request for Assange’s extradition. Now Mexico has stepped in.
There Is Anger And Resignation In The Developing World As Rich Countries Buy Up All The COVID Vaccines
Mexico says it's wrong for wealthy countries to buy up more vaccines than they need, while others still don’t have access to a single dose.
Latino Republicans played an instrumental role in this election, helping to shift Texas’s Rio Grande Valley toward Trump.
The death of patient #10451 in Guatemala's only psychiatric hospital revealed a life that slipped through the cracks even before the pandemic cut it short.
Jair Bolsonaro downplayed the virus until he contracted it in July, and like Trump, promoted hydroxychloroquine as a therapy. His approval numbers surged after he recovered, but some say that wasn’t due to his improved health.
Her Son Died Of COVID-19 In New York. Like Others In Mexico, She’s Now Struggling To Make Ends Meet.
“He never returned on his own two feet … He came back to me as dust.”
“The US is no longer an example for other countries to follow.”
International Students Are Trying To Cope With Trump's Online Class Rule: "America Is Ready To Kick Me Out"
"This week has been one of the most stressful weeks ever."
“I feel humiliated. We were doubly hit: not given medical attention and not given the body of our father.”
This Woman’s Partner Choked Her On The Street During Quarantine — Days After Mexico’s President Said Domestic Violence Calls Are “Fake”
For thousands of women in Mexico, the pandemic has meant a double threat: the risk of getting infected by the coronavirus and the danger of being quarantined at home with an abusive partner.
A Mexican man was found dead from blunt trauma to the head after being detained by the police for not wearing a mask in public.