Plus Ça Change
Central America’s New Cold War
From an attack on an El Salvador group tracking down disappeared children to Daniel Ortega’s recent power grab, are Central America’s old, bloody faultlines reemerging?
Belize Destroys Its Own History
Coming Clean on the Dirty War
What the former Guatemalan strongman’s genocide trial means for Latin America. By Mac Margolis.
A Losing Battle?
Last month U.S. Marines hit the ground in Guatemala to help the government fight narcotraffickers. But is it all for naught? Mac Margolis reports.
Secret Deal for El Salvador Gangs?
Violence is epidemic in El Salvador, but a truce between gangs and the government brings some peace and plenty of questions.
Guatemala's Political Telenovela: First Couple Divorces
In a telenovela-worthy political scheme that has set this violence-wracked nation abuzz, the president has divorced his first lady—so she can run for his seat. Mac Margolis reports.
The Man Who Conned the Missionaries
Jorge Puello offered law services free of charge to the Idaho missionaries accused of kidnapping in Haiti. Except it turns out he’s a con man, not an attorney—and now he’s gone missing.