The Christian Science Monitor

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 00:00
The cacerolazo has taken such a hold in Venezuela that a number of smart phone apps have been launched to replicate the sound of banging pots and pans
Monday, May 6, 2013 - 00:00
Few details were made public about the presidents’ private meeting on Friday night, but by Saturday morning the presidents of Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Honduras had already left the country
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 00:00
Despite a more open economy and a growing middle class, nearly half the population remains poor, living on as little as $80 per month or less.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 00:00
As a new mother, no longer simply soaking up a fantastic and fascinating city but caring deeply about its services and security, I do also feel a sense of profound relief that we are leaving.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 00:00
At least two peasant leaders in Colombia have been murdered in the past several weeks, heightening concerns about the security of opposition figures and human rights defenders as the government and leftist rebels try to negotiate.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 00:00
Guerrero Governor Angel Aguirre announced last week that he would submit a bill to the local legislature creating a legal framework for the militias. It's a tack that has been tried before - with apparent success - in the state.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 00:00
Recent kidnappings and intensified fighting have increased public skepticism about the Colombian government and FARC rebel peace talks. Today marks a new round of negotiations.
Friday, January 18, 2013 - 00:00
The increased difficulty in finding basic consumer goods in Venezuela is raising concerns about the viability of Chavez's socialist economic policies at a time when the country is already on edge
Monday, January 7, 2013 - 00:00
While consecutive center-left governments have been lauded internationally for their attention to environmental issues such as reducing traffic and improving air quality in Mexico City, the water issue has largely fallen by the wayside
Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 00:00
Part of the issue surrounding a memorial to victims is that Mexican society has yet to reach a consensus about what defines victimhood