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

State police officer stands guard near a mass grave that was found in Iguala, Guerrero state, Mexico

Mexico: mass graves found in search for student protesters

One-Minute Read Fri 10 Oct, AT 12:51

More than 40 student demonstrators last seen being bundled into police cars have not been seen for a month

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

 A man smokes licenced medicinal marijuana

Legal marijuana: how the American system works

Briefing Fri 11 Jul, AT 12:05

Licensed 'pot shops' open in Washington as recreational marijuana goes on sale for the first time

Thiago Silva comforts David Luiz after Brazil's 7-1 semi-final loss

Brazil mourns: David Luiz must carry burden of 'Mineirazo'

First Reaction Wed 9 Jul, AT 13:05

Defeat will haunt Brazil for generations as parents advised on how to help children cope