‘It’s Time for Canada to Grow Up’: As Nafta Talks Close, Canadians Take Stock

The Reader Center is one way we in the newsroom are trying to connect with you, by highlighting your perspectives and experiences and offering insight into how we work. When...

Argentina’s Trump-Like Immigration Order Rattles South America

BUENOS AIRES — Argentina is so used to celebrating immigration as a cornerstone of society that a 19th-century saying — to govern is to populate — remains in use...

There’s a Persistent Hum in This Canadian City, and No One Knows Why

A persistent noise of unknown origin, sometimes compared to a truck idling or distant thunder, has bedeviled a Canadian city for years, damaging people’s health and quality of life,...

Venezuela Blocks CNN en Español Over Report on Passport Fraud

QUITO, Ecuador — The Venezuelan government blocked CNN’s Spanish-language channel on Wednesday about a week after the network broadcast an investigation naming Venezuela’s second-in-command as being among officials involved...

Argentines Fight Court’s Leniency for Human Rights Crimes

BUENOS AIRES — Worried that the men who committed some of Argentina’s most heinous human rights abuses could be freed from jail years early, hundreds of thousands of protesters...

Haitian Immigrants With Temporary Status Await Trump’s Next Move

Jean Jubens Jeanty, a Haitian Uber driver who lives in Brooklyn, has his future mapped out. After completing a high school diploma program at Brooklyn College next month, he...

Even Whales Have to Exfoliate

In August 2014, Sarah Fortune was trying to tag bowhead whales with transmitters so she could study their feeding habits in Canada’s Cumberland Sound, where many of the large...

Clues to Zika Damage Might Lie in Cases of Twins

PAULISTA, Brazil — On the bed next to her brother, Ana Vitória da Silva Araújo acted like the 1-year-old she was. She smiled and babbled. She played with a...

Argentina Fires Head of Navy After Submarine Disappearance

BUENOS AIRES — Argentina fired the head of its navy a month after a submarine disappeared in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members onboard, a government spokesman said...

Political Unrest Grips Honduras After Disputed Election

MEXICO CITY — Honduras was on the edge of political turmoil on Thursday, with the opposition candidate accusing vote counters of trying to “steal our victory” in an election...