Crossings of the dangerous Darién Gap have reached another record, as migrants seek protection or a better future in the United States but lack safer routes to get there.
More than 100,000 people have crossed the Darién Gap jungle from Colombia to Panama so far this year. The environmental impact and threats from cartels are many.
The rules unveiled this week allow men and women to leave their homes only on separate days of the week. "We have to get fewer people on the streets every day," said Peru's president, Martín Vizcarra.
International charities say it is a death sentence for hundreds of people trying to reach safety. They say Panama revoked the Aquarius 2's registration after pressure from Italy, which Italy denies.
In many parts of the world, the rate of HIV infection is declining. But not among the indigenous peoples of this Central American country.
John Feeley's resignation is not a response to President Trump's reportedly vulgar remarks on African countries. Feeley, a career diplomat, had already informed U.S officials before the comments.
Panama has officially established diplomatic relations with China and will exchange ambassadors. The shift is a major win for China as it seeks to isolate Taiwan.
In Latin America, they drink the blood of big animals and can spread rabies. Livestock die. So do people. Ranchers want to wipe the bats out. Does anyone think that's a bad idea?