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Bolivia's FM says no lithium deal discussed with 2021-10-25 05:32:00 Bolivia's Foreign Minister Rogelio Mayta Sunday denied press reports according to which he had reached an agreement with the

Cuban July protester gets 10-year jail sentence 2021-10-25 05:19:00 A Cuban court has sentenced Roberto Pérez Fonseca to 10 years imprisonment for allegedly attacking police officers &ld

Colombian forces arrest most wanted drug trafficker Otoniel 2021-10-25 04:54:00 Colombian authorities have arrested Dairo Antonio Úsuga David in a military operation on the El Yoki hill, located in

Blinken says the US has plans to curb 2021-10-23 05:13:00 US Secretary of State Antony Blinken Thursday announced while on an official trip to Colombia that his country would launch a

Former Uruguayan torturer Gilberto Vázquez dies 2021-10-23 05:03:00 Retired Uruguayan Colonel Gilberto Vázquez has died Friday while serving a prison sentence for his crimes against huma

World Travel Awards highlight Bariloche and Cancún 2021-10-23 04:21:00 The Argentine city of Bariloche has received a special mention at the World Travel Awards (WTA) while the entire country was

Another Colombian patient denied euthanasia 2021-10-22 15:49:00 Víctor Escobar's right under Colombian law to die with dignity has been put on hold Friday because he "is not a term

Andean countries take steps to bolster tourism and 2021-10-22 04:58:00 Authorities of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru Thursday announced things would be simplified for the temporary entry of p

Colombian national reportedly arrested in Jamaica over murder 2021-10-22 04:11:00 Jamaican media have reported the arrest of a Colombian national in connection with the July 7 assassination of Haiti's Presi

US Secretary of State discusses world and local 2021-10-21 17:20:00 US Secretary of State Antony Blinken Wednesday arrived in Bogotá for a 2-day official visit to Colombia, during which

Chilean Navy acts on protesting fishermen 2021-10-21 05:24:00 Chile's Navy Wednesday took action against protesting fishermen off Valparaíso, who were insisted they had not worked

An OAS 26-vote resolution calls on Nicaragua to 2021-10-21 05:05:00 The Organization of American States again, OAS, demanded on Wednesday from Nicaragua the immediate release of presidential ca

BBC News - Latin America

Collector returns Mayan artefact to Guatemala 2021-10-25 13:52:57Plans to auction the fragment, which depicts the head of an ancient ruler, sparked a row in 2019.

Haiti fuel shortages threaten patients' lives - Unicef 2021-10-25 10:45:31Hospitals say that without fuel they cannot operate crucial generators and hundreds could die.

King's Cross: Plaque unveiled for Britain's first black 2021-10-25 08:35:24Wilston Samuel Jackson faced many obstacles before he became a train driver in 1962.

J Balvin: Colombian star apologises for controversial Perra 2021-10-25 05:25:17Colombian star J Balvin says he is sorry that the video offended people - including his own mother.

Colombian drug lord Otoniel to be extradited to 2021-10-25 04:13:01US officials had placed a $5m (£3.6m) bounty on the head of Otoniel, Colombia's most wanted drug lord.

Living with the world's oldest mummies 2021-10-24 19:58:37In a town in northern Chile it is not unusual for residents to stumble across ancient mummies.

Colombia's most wanted drug lord Otoniel led away 2021-10-23 22:37:02Dairo Antonio Úsuga, better known as Otoniel, is captured after a major operation.

Alex Quiñónez: Ecuador sprinter shot dead 2021-10-23 11:59:30Quiñónez, one of the country's best known athletes, was shot in the city of Guayaquil.

Jamaica's first gold medallist Arthur Wint remembered 2021-10-23 04:46:49Dr Arthur Wint won Jamaica's first Olympic gold medal and was the Usain Bolt of his time.

Record high migrant detentions at US-Mexico border 2021-10-23 00:00:15More than 1.7 million people were stopped in the past year, including 145,000 unaccompanied children.

Abortion in Mexico: Fight for rights just beginning, 2021-10-22 20:26:58Mexican women celebrate the Supreme Court ruling decriminalising abortion but say obstacles remain.

Guatemala: Riot police deployed after protesters breach Congress, 2021-10-20 07:23:48Riot police were deployed and lawmakers had to be evacuated amid the protests.

South America

Jair Bolsonaro accused of misogyny after vetoing free 2021-10-15 16:51:11The bill aimed to benefit five million women, notably students from poor neighbourhoods and prison inmates.

Meet the Indigenous Venezuelans who celebrate spiritual ceremony 2021-10-15 06:23:32After COVID-19 cancelled last year's celebrations, thousands of Indigenous Venezuelans participated in the Day of Indigenous Resistance by embarking

Marine turtles in rehab in Ecuador beachside hospital 2021-10-14 18:08:57Marine turtles hurt by ocean trash undergo rehab in an animal hospital in southern Ecuador, recovering until they're strong enough to return to the w

Chilean police clash with activists demanding autonomy for 2021-10-10 21:11:15About a thousand activists were marching in the centre of Santiago when riot police moved in to disperse the protest with water cannons and tear gas.

Boxing offers escape for favela children in Brazil 2021-10-07 19:22:41A bar of chocolate offered by a local NGO helped convince 13-year-old Mariangela Pereira Da Silva to try out boxing. Now she's gained a new passion a

Venezuela's coastal villages, fisherman suffer as oil spills 2021-10-06 17:57:26Fishermen along Venezuela's western coast have blamed oil spills from a nearby refinery for affecting their livelihoods, with black sludge blighting

Families gather to grieve after Ecuador prison riot 2021-09-30 22:38:55Desperate family members gathered outside a morque in Ecuador for news on loved ones after 116 inmates were killed at a prison riot in Guayaquil.

More than 100 inmates killed in Ecuador prison 2021-09-30 18:03:04The toll from violence in an Ecuadorian prison has risen to 116, authorities say, in one of the most deadly prison battles in South American history.

Brazil approves construction of power line through Indigenous 2021-09-30 01:06:38Despite concerns the project could violate Indigenous rights, a 120-km stretch of the power line will cut across the protected Waimiri-Atroari Indigen

Thousands of women have rallied for abortion rights 2021-09-29 06:03:59Women have marched across Latin America to mark the global day of action for access to safe and legal abortion.

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