Families are being forced to scour hospitals, morgues, and cemeteries in search of their loved ones’ remains in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Brazil’s official death toll now stands at more than 5,000, and the president’s handling of it makes him a global pariah.
“We don’t deserve this. What we deserve is moral support,” Mexican ER doctor José Arturo Vera told BuzzFeed News.
Jair Bolsonaro Still Thinks The Coronavirus Is Like A Cold. He's Putting People In Favelas In Mortal Danger.
Brazil's president is putting lives at risk with his flippant attitude about the coronavirus. In the country’s densely populated favelas, this could become a nightmare.
One woman told BuzzFeed News she went out into the street to find people to remove her uncle's corpse, as her home city in Ecuador is overwhelmed by the coronavirus.
Mexico’s President Shook A 92-Year-Old Woman’s Hand. Not Just Any Woman — She's The Mother Of El Chapo.
Surely everyone knows better than to shake the hand of the 92-year-old mother of the world's most infamous drug lord?
“I discovered that you can always be worse off. And that what matters is not how you do things, but why.”
This Mayor Blocked A Runway With A Dozen Vehicles To Stop A Plane From Landing To Pick Up Stranded Tourists
“How is it possible that you were going to permit this crew to stay in the city with the most coronavirus cases?”
From Guatemala to Peru to Argentina, Americans are stranded as the global pandemic wreaks havoc on travel plans. The US has abandoned them, they say.
The Coronavirus Is Spreading Through Latin America, But Mexico’s President Is Still Out There Kissing Children
As the region steps up its fight against the virus, Mexico is taking a slow approach. For its top official, it’s almost business as usual.
Women in Mexico, angry over growing gender violence, are taking unprecedented measures — like a national strike — but things may well get worse before they get better.
They Beat Her, Cut Off Her Hair, And Covered Her With Paint. But She Was Determined Not To Let Them Win.
The violent attack on a small-town mayor in Bolivia shocked the world. This is her story.
Was Evo Morales’ removal a military coup? Or democracy trumping authoritarianism? You probably made up your mind before Morales even left the country.
In a region wrestling with alarming rates of gender-based violence, El Salvador stands out for its relentless persecution of women suspected of having abortions.
Evelyn Hernández’s acquittal last month was hailed as a victory for women’s rights, but prosecutors are appealing.
Brenda Rivera and her three children are fleeing Honduras, but every step of the way face new hurdles because of Trump's anti-immigrant policies. BuzzFeed News followed her journey.
Evelyn Hernández was put on trial — again — last week for aggravated murder after she delivered a stillborn in 2016. After weeks of uncertainty, a judge ruled on Monday that she was innocent.
Evelyn Hernández was convicted of aggravated murder after a stillbirth, but was released after serving 33 months. This week, she is going back to court for the same alleged crime.
A standoff at the top of a hill between a once-wealthy landowner and some impoverished farmers has been going on for 10 years, and neither side is backing down.
Venezuela's Opposition Leader Has Called On Soldiers To Join His Uprising. The Government Says It's A Coup.
Clashes between protesters and soldiers have taken place in Caracas, including armored vehicles driving into demonstrators.