Mexico El Chapo: New legal bid to stop drug lord's extradition to US

Mexico El Chapo: New legal bid to stop drug lord's extradition..

Michael Adamson 08-Nov, 17:50 60 BBC

A new appeal has been made in the lengthy legal battle to halt the extradition of a notorious Mexican drug trafficker to the US. Lawyers...


Haiti launches cholera vaccination campaign

Haiti launches cholera vaccination campaign..

Maria Stewart 08-Nov, 10:44 54 BBC

Haiti's ministry of health and international aid organisations are launching a cholera vaccination campaign on Tuesday. Their aim is to...


Zika therapy 'works in the womb'

Zika therapy 'works in the womb'..

Kevin Allen 07-Nov, 20:58 74 BBC

Scientists say they may have found a way to protect babies in the womb from the harmful effects of Zika. So far the US team has only had...


Brazil federal government freezes Rio bank accounts

Brazil federal government freezes Rio bank accounts..

Michael Adamson 07-Nov, 20:58 121 BBC

The Brazilian government has frozen the bank accounts of Rio de Janeiro state, ordering it to pay millions of dollars in overdue debt. ...


Nicaragua election: US 'concerned' over Daniel Ortega win

Nicaragua election: US 'concerned' over Daniel Ortega win..

Maria Stewart 07-Nov, 15:38 60 BBC

The US says it is "deeply concerned" about the electoral process in Nicaragua a day after Daniel Ortega, the left-wing leader, won a third...


Haiti floods kill at least 10 people after heavy rain

Haiti floods kill at least 10 people after heavy rain..

Andrew Martin 07-Nov, 11:56 61 BBC

Floods triggered by heavy rains have killed at least 10 people in northern Haiti, officials say. A mother and her three children were...


Nicaragua: 'High turnout' in vote likely to re-elect Daniel Ortega

Nicaragua: 'High turnout' in vote likely to re-elect Daniel..

Sophia Bell 06-Nov, 17:58 78 BBC

Turnout has been high in Nicaragua, officials say, in an election that is likely to give President Daniel Ortega a third consecutive term. ...


Lost identity

Lost identity..

William Jacobson 05-Nov, 20:50 63 BBC

Painted on a classroom wall, high above the modest wooden benches and chalkboards, Moco-Moco primary school's motto reads: "Onward upward...


Uruguay football matches suspended after fan death

Uruguay football matches suspended after fan death..

Michael Adamson 05-Nov, 15:06 66 BBC

Football matches across Uruguay have been suspended this weekend, after the death of a fan who was shot by rival supporters in September,...


Venezuela: Vatican-backed talks are 'last chance' for peace

Venezuela: Vatican-backed talks are 'last chance' for peace..

Gavin Perry 04-Nov, 21:52 90 BBC

Talks between Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition are the "last best effort" to finding a peaceful solution to the...


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