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.
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.
Britain’s Sam Sunderland took over at the top of the Dakar Rally bikes standings on Friday after winning stage five.
Drama struck the Dakar rally on Thursday as defending bikes champion Toby Price suffered a heavy crash late in Stage 4 of the event, from San Salvador de Jujuy in Argentina to Tupiza in…
Brazil’s Chapecoense football club were presented with the Copa Sudamericana trophy three weeks after suffering the loss of almost all their players in a plane…
Families and friends gathered at the foot of the Christ the Redeemer statue which looks out over Rio de Janeiro to honour those lost in the Colombia plane crash.
At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Rolando Drago, Ambassador of Chile to
At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Gustavo Santos, the Minister of
Tens of thousands of protesters marched on Chile’s and Bolivia’s capitals on Wednesday (October 19) in solidarity with an Argentine movement protesting gender-related violence after the rape and murde
Join euronews' Monica Pinna as she stretches out a day in the capital of Peru.
From the highest altitudes to the depths of the Pacific, Peru is rich in wild and untamed tastes unfamiliar to most palates. But now internationally-renowned chefs are putting Peru's cuisine on the ma
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
Taxi drivers in Argentina have been out protesting again over competitor Uber Technologies for defying a ban and continuing to operate in the
After a drawn-out debate, Argentina’s Senate approved a deal that should put an end to a 14-year-old dispute with U.S. creditors over the nation’s
Gianni Infantino has become hot favourite to replace Sepp Blatter as President of football’s world governing body FIFA after he received the
Disease linked with birth defects and has "explosive pandemic potential"
Brazil has warned it’s losing the battle against the spread of the Zika virus which is suspected of being responsible for a dramatic rise in the
The confederation for South America football has a new president. Alejandro Dominguez of Paraguay was the only candidate and received all 10 votes
It was a double victory for Stephane Peterhansel in the Dakar Rally on Friday. Not only did the 11 times champion from France win stage six – a 542
The South American football confederation (CONMEBOL) headquarters have been raided by Paraguayan state prosecutors in connection with the US Justice