Colombia coca cultivation rises by 50% says UN

Colombia coca cultivation rises by 50% says UN..

William Jacobson 14-Jul, 21:40 31 BBC

The United Nations says there was a 50% increase last year in the area of land being used to cultivate coca leaf in Colombia. The UN...


Raul Castro denounces Donald Trump's Cuba policy

Raul Castro denounces Donald Trump's Cuba policy..

Mary Paterson 14-Jul, 21:10 33 BBC

The president of Cuba has spoken publicly for the first time against US President Donald Trump's rollback of a thaw between the two...


Colombia asks for help recovering treasure from Spanish galleon

Colombia asks for help recovering treasure from Spanish galleon..

Mary Paterson 14-Jul, 16:10 34 BBC

Spain has sought an amicable agreement with Colombia over the ship and its contents but has also said that it is prepared to defend its...


Peru ex-President Ollanta Humala and wife put in pre-trial detention

Peru ex-President Ollanta Humala and wife put in pre-trial..

Diego Ross 14-Jul, 06:40 36 BBC

The former president of Peru, Ollanta Humala, and his wife, Nadine Heredia, have turned themselves in after a judge ordered that they be...


Trump says US-Mexico wall may not need to cover entire border

Trump says US-Mexico wall may not need to cover entire border..

Ella Flores 14-Jul, 04:40 39 BBC

President Donald Trump says his proposed border wall may not need to cover the whole US frontier with Mexico because of existing natural...


Oscar Perez: Fugitive Venezuelan pilot reappears at vigil

Oscar Perez: Fugitive Venezuelan pilot reappears at vigil..

Gavin Perry 13-Jul, 22:50 37 BBC

A rogue Venezuelan policeman who used a stolen helicopter to fire on government buildings has remerged at an opposition vigil. It was...


Brazil: Temer wins corruption charges reprieve

Brazil: Temer wins corruption charges reprieve..

William Jacobson 13-Jul, 21:10 37 BBC

A congressional committee in Brazil has voted against recommending President Michel Temer be tried in the Supreme Court on corruption...


Mexico gun attack on children's party in Tizayuca kills 11

Mexico gun attack on children's party in Tizayuca kills 11..

Andrew Martin 13-Jul, 19:00 36 BBC

Masked men burst into a children's birthday party in the Mexican city of Tizayuca in central Hidalgo state, killing 11. Police said they...


Power and suspicion

Power and suspicion..

Lily Evans 13-Jul, 12:30 40 BBC

For the last three years, Brazil has been gripped by a scandal which started with a state-owned oil company and grew to encapsulate people...


Parrots and scooters

Parrots and scooters..

Cole Becker 13-Jul, 07:10 39 BBC

Chuck Blazer was the central figure behind the Fifa corruption scandal, which led to the eventual downfall of the organisation's president,...


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