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Two former Guatemalan army officials face trial for sexual slavery

The trial of two former military officials accused of committing sexual slavery and forced disappearances during Guatemala’s civil war is due to start this...

Obama Administration to expand refugee program for Central Americans

The Obama Administration has revealed it will be increasing the number of Central American refugees admitted into the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced...

El Salvador creates new court to address violence against women

El Salvador has this week created a special court in which to try violent crimes committed against women. In a bid to crackdown on widespread...

‘Vultures Detect’: Peru’s eyes in the sky anti-garbage campaign goes viral

A Peruvian public awareness campaign about Lima’s garbage problem, and how vultures are now the heroes of the day, has gone viral. Commonly considered nuisance scavengers, vultures have...

Strain of Panama disease could soon spread to Latin America

A strain of Panama disease which is devastating banana crops in Australia, Asia, and the Middle East could soon wreak havoc on Latin American...

Report reveals booming trade in illegal wildlife trafficked from Latin America...

  From steamy lowland jungle and lush cloud forests to rich coastal mangroves and underwater oases, Latin America is home to a cornucopia of diverse...