Peru’s President Faces Possible Ouster in Corruption Scandal

LIMA, Peru — A group of lawmakers on Friday threatened to oust President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru, the latest leader accused of involvement in a corruption scandal that...

Mexico Strengthens Military’s Role in Drug War, Outraging Critics

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s Congress on Friday passed a law that strengthens the military’s role in fighting organized crime, defying an outcry from human rights groups, police experts and...

A Woman’s Voice for Women at the U.N. Agency for Reproductive Rights

UNITED NATIONS — When Dr. Natalia Kanem visited a mobile maternal clinic in Syria’s war-ravaged city of Homs earlier this year, she was struck by one patient’s cause of...

As Zika Babies Become Toddlers, Some Can’t See, Walk or Talk

As the first babies born with brain damage from the Zika epidemic become 2-year-olds, the most severely affected are falling further behind in their development and will require a...

Vancouver Man Who Promised Riches to Investors Committed Fraud, Panel Says

In a case that highlights Canada’s struggle to quash financial crime, a prominent immigration consultant and political donor in Vancouver’s wealthy Chinese community has been found to have committed...

U.S. at a Crossroads as It Confronts Turmoil in Honduras

MEXICO CITY — Protests snaking through city streets, nighttime curfews, a raucous political battle over a president’s re-election: Honduras has been seized by a crisis since a disputed ...

Another Human Foot Washes Ashore in Canada. That Makes 13.

The exceptionally high tides this time of the year off British Columbia can turn the rocky western coast of Vancouver Island into a graveyard. Bones from gray whales, sea...

Brazil Fights H.I.V. Spike in Youths With Free Preventive Drug

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — Seeking to stem a sharp rise in H.I.V. cases among young people, Brazil began offering a drug this month that can prevent infection to those...

Gabriel García Márquez’s Archive Freely Available Online

When Gabriel García Márquez’s archive was sold to the University of Texas two years ago, some decried the fact that the literary remains of Latin America’s foremost novelist —...

A Nasty, Nafta-Related Surprise: Mexico’s Soaring Obesity

SAN CRISTÓBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico — William Sánchez Ruiz spends his days grilling burgers and slathering fried hot dogs with pepperoni and cheese at his family’s restaurant. Refrigerators...