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