Cuba military plane crash leaves eight dead

Cuba military plane crash leaves eight dead..

29-Apr, 17:40 47 BBC

A military plane has crashed in the mountainous west of Cuba, killing all eight personnel on board. A military statement said the...


El Salvador zoo: Prosecutors investigate 'suspicious deaths'

El Salvador zoo: Prosecutors investigate 'suspicious deaths'..

Michael Adamson 29-Apr, 14:42 46 BBC

Prosecutors in El Salvador have opened an inquiry following the suspicious deaths this week of a puma and a young monkey at the National...


Brazil: Violence erupts in Rio after general strike

Brazil: Violence erupts in Rio after general strike..

Kevin Allen 28-Apr, 20:18 54 BBC

Violence has erupted in Brazil at the end the country's first general strike in more than 20 years. Buses and cars have been set on fire...


Brazil hit by first general strike in two decades

Brazil hit by first general strike in two decades..

Sophia Bell 28-Apr, 08:40 24 BBC

Brazilian cities went into partial shutdown on Friday as the country observed its first general strike in more than two decades. Millions...


Venezuela opposition leader denounces 'savage repression'

Venezuela opposition leader denounces 'savage repression'..

Anna Torres 27-Apr, 20:32 45 BBC

Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles has told the BBC that early general elections are the only way to put an end to the...


Mexican woman, 116, gets bank card after being deemed 'too old'

Mexican woman, 116, gets bank card after being deemed 'too old'..

Antonio Roberts 27-Apr, 14:56 25 BBC

A Mexican bank has said it will let a 116-year-old woman open a bank account, after originally rejecting her for being too old. ...


Venezuela crisis: Son criticises rights ombudsman father in video

Venezuela crisis: Son criticises rights ombudsman father in video..

Emily Kelly 27-Apr, 08:16 37 BBC

The latest wave of anti-government protest was triggered when the Supreme Court announced on 29 March that it was taking over the powers of...


Venezuela: Protesters and police clash at opposition march

Venezuela: Protesters and police clash at opposition march..

Cole Becker 26-Apr, 15:24 33 BBC

Thousands of Venezuelans are taking part in another protest against the government of Nicolas Maduro. Opposition demonstrators are trying...


Trump 'considering draft order to scrap Nafta'

Trump 'considering draft order to scrap Nafta'..

Lily Evans 26-Apr, 15:24 45 BBC

The Trump administration has drafted an executive order that would withdraw the US from the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta), US...


Brazil indigenous groups clash with police in Brasilia

Brazil indigenous groups clash with police in Brasilia..

Michael Adamson 26-Apr, 06:00 36 BBC

Members of indigenous groups clashed with riot police in the Brazilian capital, Brasilia, on Tuesday. Thousands gathered in front of the...


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