Oxfam, British Charity, Admits Sexual Misconduct by Workers in Haiti

Oxfam, one of Britain's largest charities, acknowledged on Friday that staff members committed “sexual misconduct” in Haiti in 2011, after a news report revealed that senior officials there had...

Colombia’s FARC Suspends Presidential Campaign After Attacks

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Colombia’s once-feared largest rebel group, which signed a peace deal with the government, has suspended all campaigns in upcoming congressional and presidential elections, sullying an electoral...

Bermuda Outlaws Gay Marriage, Less Than a Year After It Became Legal

Bermuda has forbidden same-sex marriage, only nine months after legalizing it, in what advocates for gay and lesbian rights called a disappointing setback. Same-sex marriage became legal in Bermuda, a...

Few Challengers in Sight, Venezuela Sets April 22 for Presidential Vote

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — The Venezuelan government said Wednesday that it would hold a snap presidential election on April 22, putting the unpopular administration of President Nicolás Maduro in the...

In Sweeping War on Obesity, Chile Slays Tony the Tiger

SANTIAGO, Chile — They killed Tony the Tiger. They did away with Cheetos’ Chester Cheetah. They banned Kinder Surprise, the chocolate eggs with a hidden toy. The Chilean government, facing...

Grandparents in Brazil ‘Parental Abduction’ Case Are Arrested in Miami

RIO DE JANEIRO — The grandparents of a Brazilian-American child at the center of a high-profile custody battle were arrested on Wednesday morning after landing at Miami International Airport,...

Justin Trudeau and ‘Peoplekind’: Everything You Need to Know

LONDON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, known for pushing boundaries on how politicians deal with gender and its language, may have done it again. But when he left...

How Crossing the Bridge Got Complicated

The border between the United States and Mexico is in the news every day, in ongoing debates about immigration and spending on security initiatives. But what is it like...

Along the Rio Grande, a Hot Spring and a Warm Welcome

The border between the United States and Mexico is in the news every day, in ongoing debates about immigration and spending on security initiatives. But what is it like...

Claribel Alegría, 93, Poet for Central America’s Voiceless, Dies

Claribel Alegría, a poet who wrote of the harsh realities of Central American life and the search for identity and hope — work informed by her own uprooting, first...