Social media fuels Latin America gay rights movement

It can no longer be denied. Latin America, at least in the most urbanized and populated areas, is coming out. Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay as well as some states in Mexico have already legalized gay marriage....

Austerity backlash spurs Spain’s far-left Podemos

Charismatic leader, populist rhetoric resonate with voters Were Spain to hold a general election today, polling shows that it’s next prime minister might be a pony-tailed 36-year-old political newcomer from...

Warrant for mayor arrest in Paraguay killings

Prosecutors in Paraguay have issued an arrest warrant for a former mayor accused of killing a journalist and his assistant Oct. 16 after they returned from a reporting assignment in the indigenous settlement...

Body of missing editor found in Mexico

Police in Mexico's northwestern Sinaloa state have found the half-buried and bullet-riddled body of a local magazine editor missing since Oct. 10. The body of Antonio Gamboa Urias was found Oct. 23. Gamboa...

The sound of silence in Turkey

From protests to corruption, Turkish media is finding fewer subjects can be safely covered. A strange thing happened less than a week after militants from the Islamic State in the Levant, or ISIL, seized...

Paraguayan reporter killed in ambush

A reporter for one of Paraguay's largest independent newspapers and his assistant were killed in an attack in an eastern province known for drug trafficking and timber smuggling. Pablo Medina, a...