Explained: The bribery scandal engulfing Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht and Latin American governmentsA multi-million euro bribery scandal involving Brazil’s largest engineering company is spreading through South America.
A multi-million euro bribery scandal involving Brazil’s largest engineering company is spreading through South America.
An entire town has been completely destroyed by flames, as the worst wildfires in Chile’s modern history continue to consume large swathes of the country.
Leaders of Latin American and Caribbean countries have denounced the new US President's tough immigration policies and border wall project.
On January 24 each year, people from all over Bolivia flock to La Paz to take part in the traditional Alasitas Festival which is a shopper’s paradise.
Emotions were raw as Chapecoense played their first match since most of their players died in a plane crash.
Venezuela’s National Assembly has taken a symbolic step by backing a motion blaming the country’s leftist president for the country’s political and economic…
A day after banning the 100-bolivar banknote from circulation, President Maduro has ordered the 72-hour closure of the Colombian border.
Fidel Castro briefly reunited with Che Guevara: the Cuban leader's ashes make the journey to SantiagoFidel Castro’s funeral cortege has resumed its journey to Santiago de Cuba, where the late Cuban leader will be laid to rest.
Fidel Castro’s funeral cortege has resumed its journey to Santiago de Cuba, where the late Cuban leader will be laid to rest.
Venezuela’a opposition-dominated parliament has delayed a symbolic trial of President Nicolas Maduro.
Maia and Guida are the first guests at the elephant sanctuary
A Mexican court orders notorious drugs lord El Chapo can be extradited to the USA
Tens of thousands took to the streets across Latin America to protest against the brutal rape and killing of Lucia Perez in the Argentine resort of Mar del…
The Colombian government is to start formal peace talks with the ELN – or National Liberation Army – the country’s second largest rebel group.
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."