Brazilian leader denies hush money claim

Brazilian leader denies hush money claim..

Olivia Rogers 17-May, 21:37 30 BBC

President Michel Temer of Brazil has denied a newspaper report that he approved payments to silence a possible witness in a corruption...


Venezuela: Two more anti-government protesters killed

Venezuela: Two more anti-government protesters killed..

Andrew Martin 17-May, 02:32 28 BBC

Two more people - including a teenager - have been shot dead during anti-government protests in Venezuela. Yeison Mora Castillo, 17, was...


Move to replace Brazil's indigenous affairs agency Funai

Move to replace Brazil's indigenous affairs agency Funai..

Kevin Allen 16-May, 23:48 37 BBC

A congressional commission in Brazil led by a powerful farming lobby has recommended dismantling the country's indigenous rights agency,...


Mexican journalists protest over Javier Valdez killing

Mexican journalists protest over Javier Valdez killing..

Antonio Roberts 16-May, 18:24 27 BBC

Journalists in Mexico have protested against the killing of one of their colleagues and called on the government to take action. ...


Hebe de Bonafini: Head of Argentina Mothers of Plaza de Mayo group indicted

Hebe de Bonafini: Head of Argentina Mothers of Plaza de Mayo..

Mary Paterson 16-May, 16:32 13 BBC

A judge in Argentina has indicted the head of human rights organisation the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo. Hebe de Bonafini, 88, has been...


Mexico: Priest stabbed in front of cathedral congregation

Mexico: Priest stabbed in front of cathedral congregation..

Mary Paterson 16-May, 11:24 20 BBC

A Mexican priest is hospital after being stabbed during Mass in Mexico City's cathedral. Father Miguel Angel Machorro is said to be in...


Venezuela: Teenager killed as mass protests rage

Venezuela: Teenager killed as mass protests rage..

Maria Stewart 16-May, 00:32 22 BBC

A teenager has been killed in Venezuela during another day of mass protests against President Nicolas Maduro, officials say. Luis...


Meet a giant

Meet a giant..

Joseph Williams 15-May, 21:49 28 BBC

Writers and critics say he was one of Latin America's most influential writers, and yet Mexico's Juan Rulfo is far from a household name in...


Award-winning Mexican reporter Javier Valdez killed

Award-winning Mexican reporter Javier Valdez killed..

Emily Kelly 15-May, 19:24 36 BBC

Award-winning Mexican journalist Javier Valdez has been shot dead in the north-western state of Sinaloa. He was killed when unidentified...


Footballer Ezequiel Lavezzi apologises over 'racist' photo

Footballer Ezequiel Lavezzi apologises over 'racist' photo..

Diego Ross 15-May, 08:00 24 BBC

An Argentinean international has apologised after he made a slant-eyed pose in promotional pictures for his Chinese football club. ...


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