Striking Mexican teachers meet with government officials while protests, blockades and occupations escalate. El Salvador’s prohibition of abortion complicates response to Zika virus. Another female environmentalist, two elderly activists, and three journalists are murdered in Honduras. US Congress extends sanctions against Venezuelan officials. One unit of the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC) opposes current peace treaty. Striking Colombian trucker killed by police. The leader of Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment is forced to resign for corruption.