Sackfuls of banknotes

Sackfuls of banknotes..

David Brooks 17-Dec, 20:02 65 BBC

Last week Venezuela announced it would withdraw its highest-denomination banknote from circulation. Long queues formed outside banks as...


Wish you weren't here

Wish you weren't here..

Michael Adamson 17-Dec, 19:34 96 BBC

There is no running water, educational classes are suspended because infectious diseases have scared off the teachers and almost 400...


Venezuela delays banknote withdrawal

Venezuela delays banknote withdrawal..

Tyler Holmes 17-Dec, 18:44 85 BBC

Venezuela's president delays the withdrawal of the 100-bolivar banknote until January, after days of economic chaos Venezuela's...


Brazilian cardinal who stood up to military dies

Brazilian cardinal who stood up to military dies..

Kevin Allen 16-Dec, 20:39 50 BBC

The funeral has taken place in Sao Paulo of a much-loved former archbishop, Evaristo Arns, who won fame for standing up to Brazil's...


Brazil's former President Lula faces another set of charges

Brazil's former President Lula faces another set of charges..

Joseph Williams 16-Dec, 08:00 70 BBC

Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is facing another set of criminal charges linked to Brazil's Petrobras oil company,...


Venezuela's 100-bolivar note withdrawal causes chaos

Venezuela's 100-bolivar note withdrawal causes chaos..

Diego Ross 16-Dec, 05:49 84 BBC

Venezuela's highest denomination banknote has ceased to be legal tender, in a move that has caused cash chaos and long queues at banks this...


Cuba offers rum to pay off $276m Czech debt

Cuba offers rum to pay off $276m Czech debt..

Olivia Rogers 15-Dec, 17:17 38 BBC

Cuba has come up with an unusual way to repay its multimillion dollar debt to the Czech Republic - bottles of its famous rum, officials in...


Venezuela Mercosur: Battle of rooms at Latin American summit

Venezuela Mercosur: Battle of rooms at Latin American summit..

Mary Paterson 15-Dec, 11:44 38 BBC

Venezuela's Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez has tried to gate-crash a Mercosur meeting in Buenos Aires. Ms Rodriguez had not been invited...


Mexico villagers free gang boss's mother in 'kidnap deal'

Mexico villagers free gang boss's mother in 'kidnap deal'..

Maria Stewart 15-Dec, 06:12 57 BBC

Villagers in the Mexican state of Guerrero have freed the mother of a gang leader they were holding captive in exchange for the release of...


Colombia: Farc expels five leaders who 'refused to accept peace'

Colombia: Farc expels five leaders who 'refused to accept peace'..

Anna Torres 14-Dec, 19:40 42 BBC

Colombia's Farc rebel group has expelled five regional leaders for refusing to demobilise and join a peace process agreed with the...


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