Mexico drug protests

Mexico crisis: protests over missing students continue

Briefing Thu 13 Nov, AT 13:51

Anger over government links with drug gangs and mass disappearances could threaten the presidency

Brazilian police during a riot incident in Sao Paulo on September 15, 2014

'Trigger happy' police in Brazil kill an average six people a day

One-Minute Read Wed 12 Nov, AT 13:02

'Brazilian police make abusive use of lethal force to respond to crime and violence,' say researchers

Dilma Rousseff

Brazil re-elects Dilma Rousseff – by a narrow margin

One-Minute Read Mon 27 Oct, AT 12:11

The leftist president has promised to re-unite the country, but she faces a second term of division and discontent

Evo Morales

Evo Morales: landslide win for Bolivian president

One-Minute Read Mon 13 Oct, AT 13:37

Leftist president Evo Morales wins third term with more than twice the votes of his closest rival

Dilma Rousseff

Brazil election: Dilma Rousseff faces run-off against Aecio Neves

One-Minute Read Mon 6 Oct, AT 14:40

President Rousseff takes a handsome lead in first round, but not enough for an outright win


Colombian woman hospitalised after using potato as contraceptive

One-Minute Read Mon 6 Oct, AT 12:42

Woman believed putting a potato in her vagina would prevent pregnancy – and then it germinated

Jeremy Clarkson

Jeremy Clarkson in Falklands number plate row

One-Minute Read Fri 3 Oct, AT 09:50

Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson accused of setting out to offend Argentinians, but BBC blames coincidence

A Brazilian woman

Lost village of Brazilian women appeals for single men

One-Minute Read Thu 28 Aug, AT 14:48

The isolated women of Noiva do Cordeiro are suffering from a shortage of men

The Argentine National Congress in Buenos Aires

Argentina's debt default: why does it matter?

First Reaction Thu 31 Jul, AT 14:12

Described as a battle between 'vultures' and the people, Argentina's debt default could have serious consequences

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff

Will Brazil humiliation cost Dilma Rousseff the presidency?

Talking Point Fri 11 Jul, AT 12:32

Brazil's failure to win the World Cup could have implications for the president's re-election