The Christian Science Monitor

Monday, November 18, 2013 - 00:00
Brazil's landmark welfare program stipulates kids go to school and visit doctors regularly. But what happens to a family's government stipend when neighborhood violence keeps kids at home?
Monday, November 4, 2013 - 00:00
Brazil is the world's top exporter of soy and poultry, much of it headed to China to feed its growing middle class. But some say Brazil is ignoring hunger at home.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 00:00
Economists say a US default would do damage in Mexico at a time when the country is dealing with an economic downturn and rebuilding after hurricanes.
Friday, September 27, 2013 - 00:00
It's a shift in the map of Andean coca production, which experts say strongly resembles the landscape from the early 1990s, a time of expanding drug crop cultivation and trafficking.
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 00:00
The Brazilian president's fiery speech yesterday at the United Nations condemning the US spying program solidified her position on the world's podium as a civil liberties champion unafraid to stand up to Washington.
Monday, September 16, 2013 - 00:00
Protests rocked Brazil in June. But since, the government has made concessions that have quieted the streets.
Friday, September 13, 2013 - 00:00
Latin America has been host to myriad mining-related conflicts, with protests and violence grabbing headlines from Mexico to Peru to Chile.
Friday, September 13, 2013 - 00:00
Ms. Castro de Zelaya's message was a mixture of pragmatic criticism of the present government, envisioning something new in Honduran politics, and recalling the initiatives of the government led by her husband.
Monday, September 9, 2013 - 00:00
The issue of border security - which is built on fear of more illegal immigration - may be less of an issue if Mexico continues its courageous reforms.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 00:00
Newly published documents released by Edward Snowden indicate the US spied on the presidents of both countries.