Activists Prostest in Favor of the Decriminalization of Abortion in Bolivia
In-Depth: A Look At Latin America's Harsh Anti-Abortion Laws
By Franziska Castillo | 10/14/2013 - 11:30

This is a story I didn’t want to tell. A story that stabs at the back of my heart, where I like to keep hurts hidden. But it’s not only my story. And so, for all the other women who don’t have a chance to tell this, I have to be the one.


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Aerosmith Praises Uruguayan President
Aerosmith Praises Uruguayan President For Work With Poor, Weed Legalization
By Cristina Arreola | 10/10/2013 - 15:00

American hard-rock band Aerosmith had a lot to say about politics while in Uruguay earlier this week. 

The band visited the country for a concert in the capital city of Montevideo on Wednesday night. During an official visit Tuesday afternoon, Aerosmith frontman Steve Tyler called President José Mujica one of the best presidents in the Americas.


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Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner
Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez Forced To Take Month Off After Brain Injury
By Cristina Arreola | 10/07/2013 - 09:34

Argentina’s president, Cristina Fernandez, will be forced to take a month off of work because of a subdural hematoma on her brain. The injury will prevent Fernandez from campaigning for congressional midterm elections. 


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Dominican Republic Revokes Citizenship
Dominican Republic Revokes Citizenship From Thousands of Migrants & Their Children
By Latina Staff | 09/30/2013 - 14:39

A sweeping court decision on Friday ruled that citizenship would be revoked from the children of migrants, which will affect tens of thousands of people living in the country, particularly Haitian immigrants and their descendents. 

Experts warned that the court ruling would result in a human rights crisis, leaving tens of thousands of people stateless, facing mass deportation and discrimination. 


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Former President of Argentina Nestor Kirchner Dies
Former President of Argentina Néstor Kirchner Dies
By Mariela Rosario | 10/27/2010 - 17:00

Former president of Argentina Néstor Kirchner died today at the age of 60 of a heart attack at his summer residence in the small town of El Calafate.


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Ingrid Betancourt & Her Ex-Husband's Fighting Films
Ingrid Betancourt & her Ex-Husband's Fighting Films
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 10/26/2010 - 12:30

Ingrid Betancourt may be the most famous kidnap victim in recent memory, so it’s probably no surprise that the colombiana’s story is the subject of dueling projects in Hollywood. At stake: Betancourt’s legacy, which has taken a beating lately after she sued the Colombian government for her pain and suffering (despite the fact that they rescued her), and backed out after a deluge of negative PR.


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