The Coast Guard’s ‘Floating Guantánamos’
In an expansion of the war on drugs, the U.S. Coast Guard is targeting low-level smugglers in international waters — shackling them on ships for weeks or even months before arraignment in American courts.
Lionel Messi Lifts Argentina to World Cup Berth
Argentina, Uruguay and Colombia also clinched spots on Tuesday, joining Brazil as representatives from South America.
Ecuador’s Vice President Is Jailed in Bribery Investigation
Vice President Jorge Glas was not charged in the case, but the authorities ordered him placed in pretrial detention.
The Gang Murders in the Suburbs
Four young Latino men went to hang out in the woods on Long Island one night during spring break. They ended up victims of the brutal gang MS-13.
Latin American Pictures of the Year
Despite the challenges facing photojournalism, the winners of the latest Pictures of the Year Latam competition show how they are surging forward by staying true to their vision, not copying others.
Julian Assange Rape Inquiry Is Dropped but His Legal Problems Remain Daunting
The decision does not mean that Mr. Assange, who has been living in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for five years, is in the clear.
Ecuadoreans Have the Right to a Recount
The country’s democracy is being tested as mistrust of the official results of the presidential election continues.
In Ecuador, Lenín Moreno Headed for Victory in Presidential Election
A win for Mr. Moreno, a former vice president and close ally of departing President Rafael Correa, would be a rare victory for the Latin American left.
Living in Fear in the U.S.: Time to Take Her Education and Leave?
Daniela Alulema and her family — one legally in America, two not — feel the tension among fellow immigrants and are apprehensive about the future.
Ecuador to Hold Runoff in Tense Presidential Election
Lenín Moreno won 39.4 percent of votes on Sunday, just short of the 40 percent threshold needed for an outright victory. He will face Guillermo Lasson in April.
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