In Nicaragua, last week, a judge ordered the seizure of the country’s most-important Jesuit university, the 63-year-old Central American University. It’s the latest in an ongoing government crackdown on the Catholic Church and church-affiliated institutions inside Nicaragua.
In Colombia's capital city Bogotá, pedestrians need to watch out for loose slabs of pavement they can trip over, or wobbly tiles that get their feet wet or splash dirty water on their pants. But some activists have started trying to shame the city into making repairs more quickly by covering the broken spots with pink paint and black Xs.
Millions of Europeans, especially from Italy and Spain, migrated to Argentina between the 19th and 20th centuries. Their descendants are now reclaiming their rights to return to Europe.
Peru is the world's largest exporter of shark fins, according to the marine protection organization Oceana. The catches are usually sent to Asia, where shark fin soup is a delicacy that can cost about $200 a bowl. This lucrative trade is threatening species of sharks off the coasts of Peru and neighboring Ecuador.
A six-month ceasefire between the Colombian government and the rebel group known as the National Liberation Army began this month. Support for the truce, and ongoing peace talks, could depend on whether the group ceases attacks on civilians that include kidnappings and extortion.
Scientists say research into newly found reefs could lead to important conservation efforts
Oscar Olivares plans to take his ecological art global in hopes of promoting sustainable practices and educating communities on how to recycle.
The latest installment of The World's "Planet Hip Hop" series takes us to Argentina, where trap music has a huge following. From their bedrooms, aspiring artists remix their favorite trap songs and record music of their own.
Colombia’s president awarded medals to members of the search party that found the four Indigenous children in one of the world’s toughest terrains.
Brazilian immigrant Jose Jube told The World about finding opportunities in the US.