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January 2013

Photo credit: -MattHewitt- via Flickr. Taken on June 18, 2014. (CC BY-ND 2.0)
During his visit to Ecuador last month, Pope Francis delivered a speech on environmen...
Photo credit: Mahmoud via Flickr. Taken on April 20, 2015. (CC BY-ND 2.0)
The global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), created to rein in the poorly regulated internati...
Photo credit: Valter Campanato/Agência Brasil Fotografias. Taken on March 9, 2015. CC BY-SA 2.0
If the sight of hundreds of thousands of Brazilians taking to the streets last Sunday...
Steam venting from the fumaroles around the summit. Photo credit: Chuck Stanley via Flickr. Taken on January 15, 2013. (CC BY 2.0)
Last month, Montserratians marked 20 years since the start of the volcanic crisis whi...
Hondurans marching against corruption demanding an Impunity Commission to the UN. Photo credit: rbreve via Flickr. Taken on June 27, 2015. (CC BY 2.0)
Honduras and Guatemala, cowed for much of their histories by military dictatorships –...
Photo credit: Adam Baker via Flickr. Taken on June 3, 2008. (CC BY 2.0)
In May this year, the Telica volcano in north-west Nicaragua erupted. During the two...
A fruit vendor and his wife do brisk business in front of their house on the road between Cienfuegos and Trinidad. Photo credit: Evan Chu via Flickr. Taken on April 20, 2015. (CC BY 2.0)
Over the past few years, the Cuban government has initiated a gradual but important p...
The photojournalist Ruben Espinosa was killed in Mexico City along with 4 other women. Photo credit: Eneas De Troya via Flickr. Taken on August 2, 2015. (CC BY 2.0)
Yet again, a journalist’s death provides an alarming illustration of the threats and...
Photo credit: Carlos Díaz via Flickr, Taken on February 28, 2014 (CC BY 2.0)
(New York) – The government of President Nicolás Maduro and its political supporters...
Water contamination as seen in view of bridge over Lake Maracaibo. Photo credit: Wilfredo Rodríguez via Flickr, Taken on February 9, 2015 (CC BY-ND 2.0)
For nearly a century, the petroleum deposits beneath giant Lake Maracaibo served as a...