Mar 8, 2014 — The Mexican government is touting its capture of the drug kingpin known as El Chapo as evidence of success in its efforts to curtail drug violence. But, reporter Carrie Kahn tells NPR's Arun Rath, some say the rise of other vigilante groups show the true depth of the problem.
Mar 6, 2014 — Brazil faced major protests last year, an ominous sign for a country preparing to host the World Cup and the Olympics. The streets of Sao Paulo are once again packed, but this time it's to party.
Mar 6, 2014 — He ruled the $9.5 billion verdict against Chevron for oil pollution in the Amazon was obtained illegally and is unenforceable. For more, David Green talks to Paul Barrett of Bloomberg Businessweek.
Mar 5, 2014 — Steve Inskeep has begun a journey along the U.S.-Mexico border — from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean. NPR reporters are also pursuing stories of people, goods and culture crossing the border.
Mar 5, 2014 — The government tries to control protests fueled by middle-class Venezuelans, who blame Chavez for inflation, food shortages and crime. David Greene talks to Girish Gupta, a reporter based in Caracas.
Mar 4, 2014 — World Cup soccer comes to the Brazilian city of Cuiaba in June. Authorities had planned to be done with a host of infrastructure projects by now, but it's clear that few of them will be ready in time.
Mar 3, 2014 — The northeastern town of Olinda throws as good a Carnival party as anywhere else in Brazil, but its celebrations are marked by giant puppets. It's been a tradition there for 100 years.
Mar 2, 2014 — Inflation and food shortages continue to spark violence in Venezuela. Dozens of people have been arrested, and protests renewed on Saturday. Reporter Girish Gupta explains the situation in Caracas.
Mar 2, 2014 — In northeastern Brazil, a pre-Lenten Carnival party has its roots in slavery and religion.
Feb 28, 2014 — Violent protests have filled the streets in Venezuela for the past two weeks. Tell Me More gets the latest from freelance journalist Andrew Rosati in Caracas.