Anger over government links with drug gangs and mass disappearances could threaten the presidency
'Brazilian police make abusive use of lethal force to respond to crime and violence,' say researchers
The leftist president has promised to re-unite the country, but she faces a second term of division and discontent
Leftist president Evo Morales wins third term with more than twice the votes of his closest rival
President Rousseff takes a handsome lead in first round, but not enough for an outright win
Woman believed putting a potato in her vagina would prevent pregnancy – and then it germinated
Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson accused of setting out to offend Argentinians, but BBC blames coincidence
The isolated women of Noiva do Cordeiro are suffering from a shortage of men
Described as a battle between 'vultures' and the people, Argentina's debt default could have serious consequences
Brazil's failure to win the World Cup could have implications for the president's re-election
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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