Thousands of Peruvians have protested against the pardon given by the president to former authoritarian president Fujimori, saying it amounts to treason
The opposition in Honduras has called for a run-off to be held if a full recount of votes in the disputed presidential elections is not held.
Annual tradition sees relics of relatives receive offerings.
The body of a Humpback whale that was saved over the weekend has turns up dead on a beach in Rio de Janeiro
Researchers have discovered 381 new species in the Amazon.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro seeks cross-border arrest of his fugitive ex-attorney general, Luisa Ortega
Brazilian president faces crucial ballot in parliament on whether he should stand trial on corruption charges
Britain is looking to deepen trade link post-brexit including with Brazil
A handful of former Latin American presidents arrived in Venezuela on Saturday (July 15) in anticipation of observing an opposition-organized
A close vote in Brazil's Superior Electoral Court finds Temer not guilty of receiving illegal campaign funds during 2014 presidential election
The World Health Organisation has declared a dengue epidemic in Peru's northwestern region of Piura after the local death toll reached 19.
Security forces clashed with opposition protesters for another day, as the death toll from the anti-government unrest reaches at least 29.
In Colombia, the UN is trying to help rural communities whose food security has been challenged by the government’s attempt to curb coca production through land-fumigation.
As the death toll rises, rescue workers are rushing to bury identified bodies in the town of Macoa as soon as possible, to stop the spread of infection.
Funerals are taking place for some of the 273 victims of Saturday's disaster in the southern town.
Peru will return to the Dakar Rally schedule for the 40th edition of the race next year.
The ‘La Havana’ peace deal signed last August between Colombia and the main rebel group, FARC, started the process to put an end to a 52 year armed conflict.
A multi-million euro bribery scandal involving Brazil’s largest engineering company is spreading through South America.
Republic of Ecuador
Ecuador's ruling Socialists are hoping Lenin Moreno will be able to carry forward the Correa legacy as the country votes for a new president on Sunday.
The business end of the Dakar rally has arrived, and Sebastien Loeb and Sam Sunderland are looking good for race wins after stage eight.