Up to 45,000 civilians were forcibly disappeared during Guatemala's 36-year conflict. Some of the families are still searching for justice and the truth about missing loved ones.
The battle over placing an 18-story telescope on the highest point in the Pacific Ocean divides Hawaii over issues of spirtuality, discovery and economics.
Welcoming atmosphere shaken by state's withdrawal from refugee resettlement program. NGOs vow to operate program exactly same as operated by state.
Colleges delve into their long, and sometimes complicated, history with slavery, aiming to educate their students about the past and reshape goals for the future.
A complaint lodged with US federal court seeks compensation for alleged attacks and killings, including by private security forces.
In violent El Salvador, he might be digging his own grave.
Pulitzer Center grantee Jošt Franko was featured on The New York Times Lens Blog for his work on the cotton trade.
Berta Cáceres fought to protect native lands in Honduras, and paid with her life. She is victim to a global trend — the killings of environmental activists who block development projects.
In El Salvador, home of the bloodiest gang violence in the world, we follow one man’s gruesome struggle to bring dignity and closure to the families of the victims.
How American immigration policy has fueled an unlikely industry in El Salvador.
Families fleeing extreme violence in Honduras and seeking asylum in the U.S. were detained in for-profit detention centers in Texas and deported to that same violence without adequate due process.
Millenial mayor of San Salvador Nayib Bukele has promised to transform San Salvador into a "city of lights"—and he's doing so in unconventional ways. Will his strategies work?