Americas

More Than ‘Just Takeout’

In 1983, Tim Ma’s parents opened Bamboo Garden in Conway, Ark. It was a side hustle — his mother was…

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Enrique Bolaños, Former President of Nicaragua, Dies at 93

Enrique Bolaños, the former Nicaraguan president who saw his predecessor convicted of corruption and drove economic development during a brief…

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Brazil, Besieged by Covid, Now Faces a Severe Drought

RIO DE JANEIRO — Crops have shriveled up under searing heat. Immense water reservoirs, which generate the bulk of Brazil’s…

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My Night in a Quarantine Hotel

As the uniformed security guard ushered me to my room on the 10th floor of a sterile concrete tower block…

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Why some people are moving from the United States to Mexico

IN THE YEAR and a half since Annette and Mike Thompson sold their house in Texas and upped sticks for…

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The Biologist Who Fell to Earth

At 17, Juliane Diller was the sole survivor of a plane crash in the Amazon. Fifty years later she still…

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Iranian warships seem bound for Venezuela

Jun 19th 2021 IT IS NOT exactly the Cuban missile crisis. In early June, a pair of warships rounded the…

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Nicaragua Denies Entry to New York Times Journalist Amid Escalating Crisis

MEXICO CITY — A New York Times journalist was denied entry into Nicaragua on Thursday amid a nationwide crackdown against…

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Latin America’s silent tragedy of empty classrooms

Jun 19th 2021 FOR THE first time in more than a year, this month small groups of children with their…

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Many Central American migrants are staying in Mexico

FOR YEARS Juan and Marta ran a successful transport company in El Salvador that attracted the attention of gangs. Thugs…

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