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Mexico's deadly drug gang pushes into Dominican Republic, suggesting cartels see Caribbean as a supplement to Central America corridor — a shift US officials have feared.
Just how far have Mexican gangs spread beyond their borders?
Murder is always in the offing in Guatemala, and the most dedicated reporters hop from crime scene to crime scene.
Thousands — and potentially hundreds of thousands — of people born on Dominican soil to illegal immigrants are now being told that they aren't citizens.
The Caribbean lacks commodities, it's not a major producer of raw materials and it has relatively little buying power. Yet China is investing billions there.
Thousands of Haitians are being kicked out of camps — sometimes violently.
Baby Doc made a puzzling return. Now a former president wants to come back too.
Can Haiti's informal economy eschew cash and embrace phone-to-phone money transfers?
Photos: Is a "model" camp a ticking time bomb for cholera?
5,000 people showed up to vote at 1 polling station that had only 39 names on the list.
Campaign teams attacked, journalists ambushed and murders have spiked ahead of Haiti elections.
Protesters set fire to a police station and clash with UN forces as the cholera death toll grows.
There are few early favorites in Haiti's presidential race.
The unease over the influx of Haitians mirrors the immigration debate in the US.
The Caribbean is becoming an increasingly dangerous way station for drug traffickers.
Private guards outnumber police 7 to 1. Most are untrained, uneducated and inexperienced.
Will Guatemala's new adoption rule stop exploitation or result in more orphans?
With Guatemalan gangs in their infancy, heinous crimes — including rape — are accepted, and even encouraged.
Coffee growers could have to move to higher altitudes — meaning higher prices but maybe tastier brews.
Drug traffickers are building secret airstrips and landowners are acquiring large plantations, pushing out small farmers in Guatemala.