Elected with a tiny majority, Hugo Chavez's political heir faces enormous challenges
Roof problem closes athletics venue amid concerns over Games and World Cup
Week of mourning declared for Venezuela's socialist leader as conspiracy theories fly in Caracas
'Bleak' update on the president's condition comes as his nominated successor Maduro begins electioneering
Hector Timerman says the UN is obliged to step in and Buenos Aires will regain the disputed islands
US magician severely burnt after presenter douses him with flammable liquid
Jon Benjamin posted reference to lewd football song labelling Argentines 'gays' and 'cowards'
Teachers and residents jump on primary school killer in latest vigilante lynch mob retribution
A 'bloody cinematic ending' for the infamous drug trafficker and killer who mentored Pablo Escobar
Rebel group fighting since 1964 may come in from the cold – but what is Farc?
As Assange shelters in Ecuadorean embassy, the fate of another whisteblower comes to light
Controversial MP wades into diplomatic row as Correa tells UK not to violate embassy
Relaxed scenes of sunny Rio de Janeiro contrast with Muse's tune about gritty determination
Intelligence suggests Argentine sportsmen and/or supporters are planning stunts over the Falklands issue at the London Olympics
Once again, thousands of delegates descend on a pleasant location. Once again, the result is failure
PM clashes with President Cristina Kirchner and walks away when she offers him a package labelled 'Malvinas'
An armed robbery ends in farce after the shopkeeper spanks one of the thieves on the bottom
EU commission president gets irritable at G20 summit after Canadian hack suggests North Americans shouldn't help solve euro debt crisis