Miguel Morales, Mexico's sadistic drug lord, captured

One-Minute Read Tue 16 Jul, AT 09:48

Arrest of Zetas cartel chief hailed as major victory for authorities fighting bloody drug wars

Brazil: Confederations Cup in danger as a million protest

First Reaction Fri 21 Jun, AT 14:57

World Cup warm-up tournament could be under threat as protesters' agenda widens

Brazil gripped by massive protests - five key questions

Briefing Wed 19 Jun, AT 13:05

How did a dispute about bus fares in Sao Paulo turn into Brazil's biggest demonstrations in 20 years?

Maracana fiasco raises Brazil World Cup and Olympic fears

First Reaction Fri 31 May, AT 10:49

England friendly match in Rio suspended by judge over stadium safety concerns but then reinstated

Tensions rise in Venezuela as MPs fight in parliament - video

Video Wed 1 May, AT 13:15

Punch-up in the National Assembly over disputed election results after death of Hugo Chavez

Who is Nicolas Maduro, the new president of Venezuela?

Briefing Mon 15 Apr, AT 13:18

Elected with a tiny majority, Hugo Chavez's political heir faces enormous challenges

Brazil's Olympic stadium in Rio shut down over safety fears

First Reaction Wed 27 Mar, AT 10:23

Roof problem closes athletics venue amid concerns over Games and World Cup

Hugo Chavez's death at 58 was due to US plot, claims Maduro

Summary Wed 6 Mar, AT 09:15

Week of mourning declared for Venezuela's socialist leader as conspiracy theories fly in Caracas

Hugo Chavez 'clings to life' as successor jostles for power

One-Minute Read Tue 5 Mar, AT 09:33

'Bleak' update on the president's condition comes as his nominated successor Maduro begins electioneering