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Thailand has reported its first confirmed cases of Zika-related birth defects.
In Venezuela, there’ve been fresh protests for and against President Nicolas Maduro as the country’s economic crisis deepens.
Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters have hit the streets of Venezuela’s capital Caracas to demand a recall referendum on President Nicolas Maduro’s…
Argentinian dancers Cristian Palomo and Melisa Sacchi have been crowned the Salon Tango world champions in front of a home crowd.
Anger over the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has spilled onto the streets.
Venezuela's National Election Council says the opposition has collected enough signatures to pave the way for a referendum against President Nicolas Maduro.
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has been sworn in as Peru’s new president, kicking off a five-year term.
Tens of thousands of Venezuelans streamed across the border from the town of San Antonio del Tachira into Cucuta, Colombia on Sunday (17 July) to stock up on food, home goods and medicine that are in
The signing of the historic ceasefire deal between so-called FARC rebels and the Colombian government marks one of the final steps towards a full peace deal in the…
Colombia’s president and the leader of its largest rebel army, the FARC have signed an historic ceasefire deal in the Cuban capital Havana.
Critics of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have accused the country’s National Electoral Council (CNE) of seeking to stall the process of instigating a recall…
Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro demonstrated in Caracas on Tuesday to defend their champion and reject calls for a referendum that could force the chosen heir of the late socialist f
"Chavez made the fight against poverty his main aim. 17 years later, it is worse. There are more poor people than ever before."
Brazil's economy shrank for the fifth straight quarter between January and March. Agriculture, industry and services all declined amid a political crisis and sweeping bribery scandal.
The Brazilian strain of the Zika virus has been found for the first time in Africa.
Brazil is experiencing an unprecedented moment in its history with the removal of the elected President Dilma Rousseff.
Venezuela's president threatens to seize factories amid the ongoing crisis as the opposition warns the country is a time bomb waiting to explode.
Venezuela’s president has announced a 60-day state of emergency, blaming the economic woes in his country on US efforts to topple his leftist
The health ministry in Panama has confirmed the birth of four babies with microcephaly.
Taxi drivers in Argentina have been out protesting again over competitor Uber Technologies for defying a ban and continuing to operate in the
More than 30 lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia have been flown back Africa to live out the rest of their lives in a private sanctuary
Argentina is back selling government bonds for the first time in 15 years having settled a long-running legal battle with investors after it defaulted on its debts in 2001.
Committee recommends Rousseff impeachment Ex-president, Lula da Silva says it’s coup Vice-president releases audio tape in major gaffe
The West African Ebola outbreak no longer constitutes a major risk to international public health, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on
Further evidence has come to light linking the mosquito-borne Zika virus to the the birth defect known as microcephally, whereby babies are born with
Argentinian Diego Dzodan was arrested for refusing to hand over to the police information about a user of the message service WhatsApp
New medical research has provided the strongest evidence yet of a direct link between the feared mosquito-spread Zika virus and infant microcephaly