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Whether or not the end is near, one Colombian businessman is taking no chances — he built an underground bunker.
Some Colombian miners use a balsa extract rather than the usual toxic chemicals to harvest gold.
After killer fungus Tropical Race Four blighted banana farms of Asia, US’ chief providers in Latin America fear bananageddon.
As the government commences peace talks with FARC rebels in Cuba, here's the kind of violence Colombians endure.
A new bill meant as an update to 1970s-era labor laws will likely be passed in Mexico. However, unions and business leaders are both skeptical about possible ramifications.
Government officials and the country's largest leftist guerrilla group have agreed to start a process to end a half century of fighting.
When labor officials are ill-equipped and powerless, workers' complaints can hardly be investigated.
Workers in peril are rarely covered but their struggles offer important context.
A TED talk has inspired big plans for a Hong Kong-like metropolis in poor, crime-wracked Honduras.
Politician Sigifredo Lopez was captured by Colombia's FARC guerrillas. But when 11 other hostages were murdered, he was spared, and later set free.
Seventy-five percent of Guatemalans are underemployed, working off-the-books jobs without labor protections.
And Mexico and Guatemala feel fine. The two countries are expecting record tourism as Dec. 21, 2012, and the end of the world, approaches.
Big Labor, including the AFL-CIO and United Steelworkers, sees benefit of fighting bad labor practices abroad.
Obama gives green light to world's most dangerous place for labor organizers.
Despite ongoing violence against activists and labor leaders, the Obama administration announced a new free trade agreement with Colombia.
US organized labor offers support to stop "race to the bottom."
The rise of Colombia's labor co-ops.
With educators in the crosshairs, government now fighting back.
After years of lying dormant, the gold sector's back — and making the country rich.
He's back from Florida, and says he's learned from his family's mistakes. Game on.