Ten percent of Americans now live in counties with District Attorneys who are considered progressive.
The train is the largest infrastructure project proposed by AMLO, and could transform the Yucatan Peninsula.
Despite increasing violence, Brazil's Landless Workers Movement continues active resistance against Bolsonaro government.
After promises of freedom for political prisoners in Mexico, hundreds remains imprisoned and releases are happening at a snail's pace.
A rush to cash in on legal cannabis is putting pressure on traditional cultivators in Latin America and the Caribbean, while Canadian companies seek to control every aspect of the weed business and push for policing of less-than-legal operations.
Algeria's longest serving president stepped down last week following massive protests against his rule. "Bouteflika's resignation is a first step. He embodies the system. Now the struggle to build a new Algeria will continue," said activist Fares Kader Affak.