Category: Latin America

staffAugust 28, 2018

Hurricane Maria killed nearly 3,000 in Puerto Rico: study

Nearly 3,000 people died in Puerto Rico in the six months after Hurricane Maria as a result of the storm, ...

staffAugust 19, 2018

Ecuador slams door on Venezuelans

Ecuador has brought in new rules to stop Venezuelan migrants entering the country without a passport, leaving many stranded in ...

staffAugust 13, 2018

Football fans killed in Ecuador bus crash

At least 12 fans of Ecuadorean football team Barcelona SC have been killed and 30 injured when the bus they ...

staffAugust 4, 2018

Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly helping Maduro disassemble opposition

Venezuela’s controversial Constituent Assembly marks its first anniversary on Saturday as the embodiment of President Nicolas Maduro’s entrenchment in power ...

staffJuly 31, 2018

Aeroméxico plane crashes after take-off in Mexico

A plane has crashed in the capital of Mexico’s Durango state, television images show, with the state governor confirming nobody ...

staffJuly 24, 2018

Nicaragua president defies calls to step down

Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega has refused to bow to protesters’ demands that he stand down. He said the deaths of ...

staffJune 14, 2018

Argentina steps closer to legal abortions

Catholic Argentina’s lower house has backed a bill legalizing abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. After a divisive ...

staffJune 14, 2018

Chile police raid Catholic Church offices

Police and prosecutors in Chile have raided offices and seized documents of the Roman Catholic Church amid a child sexual ...

staffJune 7, 2018

Guatemala emergency agency under fire

Opposition politicians in Guatemala want the head of the emergency response agency (Conred) to be dismissed. They say Conred failed ...

staffMay 28, 2018

Colombia presidential election heading to runoff with FARC deal critic on top

With over 99 percent of the votes counted, the presidential election in Colombia will be decided in a run-off. The ...