Latin America Latin America

Latin America

Corn from a fall harvest in Guatemala. John Seaton Callahan/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
John Seaton Callahan/Getty Images

In Guatemala, A Bad Year For Corn — And For U.S. Aid

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/764349336/767792806" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

José José sings at Teatro Metropolitan in March 2014 in Mexico City. The artist died Sept. 28, 2019 at age 71. Medios y Media/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Medios y Media/Getty Images

José José, Mexico's Prince Of Song, Dies At 71

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/765653356/765653357" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

El Salvador Ramps Up Security To Stop Migrants

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/765480416/765480417" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

In Venezuela, Juan Guaidó's Campaign Faces New Difficulties

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/764390079/764390112" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Since taking office last December, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has not left his country. Critics say he is damaging Mexico's image on the world stage. Above, he speaks during the daily morning press briefing in Mexico City on Sept. 5. Pedro Martin Gonzalez Castillo/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Pedro Martin Gonzalez Castillo/Getty Images

Deal With El Salvador Aims To Stem Flow Of Migrants Into U.S.

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/762988594/762988595" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan, right, with Alexandra Hill Tinoco, left, minister of Foreign Affairs for El Salvador, after signing an asylum agreement in Washington, D.C. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

A wildfire blazes near the town of Roboré, in eastern Bolivia's Santa Cruz region, on Aug. 21. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
AFP/Getty Images

Bolivia Is Fighting Major Forest Fires Nearly As Large As In Brazil

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/761591604/763162180" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Tent Courts For Migrant Asylum-Seekers Described As Disorganized

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/761831619/761831620" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Eulalio Barrera Barrera's family was one of 6,000 to receive a monthly stipend funded by USAID that was cut off last month because of President Trump's foreign aid funding freeze. Like many families in the program, he spent the last cash on chickens. Tim McDonnell for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Tim McDonnell for NPR

Mexico Aims To Reduce Corruption With A New Legal System

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/761493782/761494564" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Mexico Ill-Equipped To Handle Asylum Seekers Barred From Entering The U.S.

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/760641991/760641992" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Spilled Coffee Forces International Flight To Be Diverted

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/760437056/760437057" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Twelve-year-old Jesús Ruiz grieves as he stands before the coffin containing the remains of his father, Mexican journalist Jorge Celestino Ruiz Vazquez, in Actopan, Veracruz, on Aug. 3. The Committee to Protect Journalists said Ruiz Vazquez was the third journalist killed in a single week in Mexico. Felix Marquez/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Felix Marquez/AP

12 Journalists Have Been Killed In Mexico This Year, The World's Highest Toll

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/759882660/759886721" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">