Winnipeg’s Treaty Payments: Meager Reminder of a Painful History

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — On a brilliant afternoon in Winnipeg, scores of indigenous people lined up under a large white tent to collect what’s known as the annual “treaty payment”...

In Brazil, Political Rivals Face a Common Threat: A Rising Judiciary

RIO DE JANEIRO — It was anything but a surrender. At times jovial and defiant, the former president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, stood before a crowd of...

Trump Administration Is Weighing New Sanctions Against Venezuela

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering imposing sanctions on additional Venezuelan officials, one of several options under discussion as a rebuke to President Nicolás Maduro’s government and his...

Migrant Caravan Arrives at U.S. Border, but Long Road Awaits

MEXICALI, Mexico — The caravan of weary migrants that the Trump administration has called a threat to the sovereignty and security of the United States began to arrive on...

Bolivia Tells President His Time Is Up. He Isn’t Listening.

LA PAZ, Bolivia — When he was 46, Rene Paucara voted for Evo Morales, helping elect him as Bolivia’s first indigenous president in 2005. At 56, Mr. Paucara, a doorman...

Ecuador Votes as Latin America’s Left Sags, a Generation of Icons Gone

QUITO, Ecuador — For most of Luis García’s adult life, a single name dominated the politics of this tiny Andean country: Rafael Correa, the leftist leader of Ecuador’s so-called...

Love’s Road Home

The engagement began as notification more than proposal. Samuel J. Siatta was an inmate in the Shawnee Correctional Center, a state penitentiary in southern Illinois, serving a six-year sentence for...

Manuel Noriega, Dictator Ousted by U.S. in Panama, Dies at 83

Manuel Antonio Noriega, the brash former dictator of Panama and sometime ally of the United States whose ties to drug trafficking led to his ouster in 1989 in what...

Islands Seek International Funding for Hurricane Recovery

UNITED NATIONS — As Hurricane Maria thunders through the Caribbean, island leaders still reeling from Hurricane Irma are calling on international organizations to provide money to help vulnerable countries...

Nearly in Ruins: The Church Where Sages Dreamed of a Modern Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO — Neighbors from surrounding apartment buildings toss empty beer bottles through a gaping hole in the roof of the once-majestic church. Pigeons roam the cavernous nave,...