The Haitian gang behind kidnapping of 17 missionaries
A Haitian man protests against rising gang violence on International Human Rights Day 2020
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The Haitian gang behind kidnapping of 17 missionaries

Experts say the notoriously violent criminals are responsible for 80% of abductions in the Caribbean country
18 Oct 2021
Brutality at the border: the Haitian refugee crisis explained
A United States Border Patrol agent on horseback tries to stop Haitian migrants from entering an encampment
In Depth

Brutality at the border: the Haitian refugee crisis explained

Biden’s handling of recent surge of Haitian migrants ‘indefensible’ - whatever your views on border policy, said USA Today
1 Oct 2021
Brazil election: is Jair Bolsonaro preparing to stage a coup?
Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro speaks to supporters during a demonstration on Brazil's Independence Day on 7 September 2021 in Sao Paulo, Brazil
In Brief

Brazil election: is Jair Bolsonaro preparing to stage a coup?

Opposition candidate now ‘clear favourite’ to win, but Bolsonaro’s behaviour is still cause for alarm
16 Sep 2021
Canadian Conservatives ‘learning from Johnson’ to defeat Trudeau
Canadian Conservative leader Erin O’Toole
Behind the scenes

Canadian Conservatives ‘learning from Johnson’ to defeat Trudeau

Erin O’Toole drafts in architects of UK PM’s 2019 win as battle with Liberals goes to the wire
14 Sep 2021
Why are Covid cases in ‘epicentre’ South America suddenly falling?
The Parque Taruma Cemetery in Manaus, Brazil
Today’s big question

Why are Covid cases in ‘epicentre’ South America suddenly falling?

The region accounted for a quarter of all coronavirus deaths until recently
6 Sep 2021
The ‘Two Michaels’: pawns in Beijing’s brutal game
Protesters hold signs calling for the release of Canadian citizens Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig
Global lens

The ‘Two Michaels’: pawns in Beijing’s brutal game

Canadian citizens are being used by Beijing to pressure Canada in the Huawei extradition case
19 Aug 2021
Peru’s pencil-carrying new president facing ‘major challenges’
Pedro Castillo during a campaign rally in Lima
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Peru’s pencil-carrying new president facing ‘major challenges’

The former school teacher is promising new constitution for pandemic-ravaged country
30 Jul 2021

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What next for Haiti after assassination of Jovenel Moise?
Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry
In Depth

What next for Haiti after assassination of Jovenel Moise?

Interim prime minister replaced by murdered leader’s pick for top job
21 Jul 2021
Is time running out for Jair Bolsonaro?
Jair Bolsonaro
In Depth

Is time running out for Jair Bolsonaro?

‘Trump of the tropics’ facing public outrage over coronavirus chaos and corruption scandal
13 Jul 2021
What has sparked Cuba’s anti-government protests?
Protesters gather in Miami, Florida in solidarity with Cubans
In Depth

What has sparked Cuba’s anti-government protests?

High prices and food shortages trigger biggest demonstrations in decades
12 Jul 2021
Haiti plunged into political chaos after president assassination
Protests in Port-au-Prince following the assassination of President Jovenel Moise
The latest on . . .

Haiti plunged into political chaos after president assassination

Police claim key suspect flew into the Caribbean country with ‘political motives’
12 Jul 2021
Four dead after assassination of Haitian president
Deceased Haitian President Jovenel Moise
In Depth

Four dead after assassination of Haitian president

Jovenel Moise killed after gunmen storm his home in Port-au-Prince
8 Jul 2021
First Nation graves discoveries turn spotlight on Canada’s colonial past
First Nation Canadians gather for a vigil on the site of a burial site in Saskatchewan
In Depth

First Nation graves discoveries turn spotlight on Canada’s colonial past

Human remains unearthed at former residential school in British Columbia adds to growing tally found across the country
2 Jul 2021
Jasmine Hartin: Lord Ashcroft’s daughter-in-law released on bail after shooting police officer dead
An aerial view of Belize
Why we’re talking about . . .

Jasmine Hartin: Lord Ashcroft’s daughter-in-law released on bail after shooting police officer dead

Lawyer who posted bail for former partner of Andrew Ashcroft says the socialite has been ‘emotionally abused’
1 Jul 2021
Why Peru has the world’s highest coronavirus death toll
A family buries a victim of Covid on the outskirts of Lima
In Depth

Why Peru has the world’s highest coronavirus death toll

Review of Covid fatalities puts Latin American nation’s tally at more than 180,000
3 Jun 2021
Biden mulls Bolsonaro climate deal amid ‘record assault’ on Amazon
Jair Bolsonaro
Between the lines

Biden mulls Bolsonaro climate deal amid ‘record assault’ on Amazon

Area of rainforest equivalent in size to Isle of Man destroyed in April alone
10 May 2021
How can Joe Biden solve the US-Mexican border problem?
US border guards with a group of detained migrants
In Depth

How can Joe Biden solve the US-Mexican border problem?

President angers Republicans by ditching Trump-era migrant cap
5 May 2021
Colombia erupts into violence amid pandemic tax rise protests
Protesters clash with riot police in Bogota
In Depth

Colombia erupts into violence amid pandemic tax rise protests

Police crackdown on demonstrations against poverty, unemployment and rising inequality leave 19 dead
4 May 2021
Why Chile’s rapid vaccine rollout has failed to prevent Covid surge
A Chilean woman shows her vaccination card
Getting to grips with . . .

Why Chile’s rapid vaccine rollout has failed to prevent Covid surge

Lockdown measures reimposed as coronavirus cases hit record high despite world-leading inoculation campaign
6 Apr 2021
Why Bolsonaro is being deserted by his top brass
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro
In Depth

Why Bolsonaro is being deserted by his top brass

Brazilian president is battling for political survival amid surging Covid death toll
1 Apr 2021
Cuba poised to become coronavirus vaccine powerhouse
A man repairs his car in Havana, Cuba
In Depth

Cuba poised to become coronavirus vaccine powerhouse

The communist nation aims to be ‘pharmacist’ to other US enemies after developing multiple Covid jabs
30 Mar 2021
Brazil’s Covid ‘atom bomb’ could go worldwide, experts warn
The intensive care unit at Gilberto Novaes Hospital in Manaus, Brazil
Getting to grips with . . .

Brazil’s Covid ‘atom bomb’ could go worldwide, experts warn

South American giant on verge of becoming a ‘breeding ground’ for new variants
10 Mar 2021
Why is Brazil’s Lula still so popular?
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
In Depth

Why is Brazil’s Lula still so popular?

Annulment of corruption conviction stokes suggestion of a presidential run next year
9 Mar 2021
How Brazil responded to its new Covid variant
Residents in Manaus attend a mass burial during Brazil’s first wave
Getting to grips with . . .

How Brazil responded to its new Covid variant

Scientists left helpless in effort to track spread of more infectious strain
17 Feb 2021
2020 Quiz of the Year
Quiz of the year
In Brief

2020 Quiz of the Year

Have you been paying attention to the year’s biggest events?
26 Dec 2020
How Peru ended up with three different presidents in a week
Demonstrators confront riot police during a protest against interim President Manuel Merino
In Brief

How Peru ended up with three different presidents in a week

Impeachment of popular reformer triggered public protests over his successor
8 Dec 2020
Instant Opinion: Maradona was an ‘achingly human superstar’
Diego Maradona celebrates after scoring a goal for Argentina.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Maradona was an ‘achingly human superstar’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 26 November
26 Nov 2020
Culled ‘zombie minks’ rise from graves in Denmark
mink
In Brief

Culled ‘zombie minks’ rise from graves in Denmark

And other stories from the stranger side of life
26 Nov 2020
Phrasebook helped English converse with Welsh ‘peasants’
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In Brief

Phrasebook helped English converse with Welsh ‘peasants’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
24 Nov 2020
Mexico gambles on legalising cannabis
Mexican soldiers destroy a marijuana plantation near La Rumorosa town in Tecate.
In Brief

Mexico gambles on legalising cannabis

Plan aimed at putting a dent in black market - but some fear that violence may increase
20 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘how to save the United Kingdom’
Pro-independence supporters march through Glasgow.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘how to save the United Kingdom’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 19 November
19 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: US was ‘lucky to get Trump’
Donald Trump
In Depth

Instant Opinion: US was ‘lucky to get Trump’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 11 November
11 Nov 2020
Who are the winners and losers in a post-Trump world?
Donald Trump attends the UN Climate Action Summit in New York.
In Depth

Who are the winners and losers in a post-Trump world?

Britain looks set to remain high on list of Washington’s allies - but some will be cursing Biden’s election victory
11 Nov 2020
US election: what were the biggest issues for voters?
Donald Trump and Joe Biden, the two presidential candidates.
In Depth

US election: what were the biggest issues for voters?

Exit polls suggest economy and racial inequality influenced voting decisions more than pandemic response
5 Nov 2020
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