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Guatemala
Central America is facing its worst drought in more than 30 years, and mothers are bearing the heaviest burden.
U.S. policy should reflect the reality faced by migrants fleeing violence in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador.
Efforts to promote transparency and accountability could help solidify recent gains in the fight against corruption.
If it can happen here, it can happen anywhere.
The region's leading prosecutors and activists explain how they did it – and what more needs to be done.
Una historia de orgullo para Guatemala, Colombia y toda América Latina.
The quiet voice behind Guatemala’s mega-corruption case.
Few have been as brave in their pursuit of cartels and the corrupt.

In his 1982 Nobel Prize acceptance speech, Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez spoke of the conflict and violence plaguing Latin America, including El Salvador’s 12 year civil war and Argentina’s Dirty War. While “Gabo” would be glad to see the progress in Latin America today, he might have been shocked by the new trend that is taking hold as protests, corruption scandals and political instability are burgeoning across the region, and an emboldened middle class is pushing back.

This week’s likely news stories: Anti-government demonstrators march in Venezuela; Guatemalan protestors continue to call for the president’s resignation; President Bachelet begins educational reform measures; Transgender inmates in prison allowed to choose male or female prisons; Colombian general on trial for the murder of presidential candidate.

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