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


Falklands back in our hands in 20 years – Argentine minister

One-Minute Read Tue 5 Feb, AT 15:59

Hector Timerman says the UN is obliged to step in and Buenos Aires will regain the disputed islands

TV host sets fire to magician's head in bizarre 'stunt' - video

Video Tue 4 Dec, AT 15:34

US magician severely burnt after presenter douses him with flammable liquid