Category: Latin America

staffDecember 18, 2017

Sebastian Pinera wins Chile’s presidential run-off election

Chile elected former President Sebastian Pinera to a new term in office in the country’s run-off election on Sunday. Pinera, ...

staffDecember 1, 2017

Argentina’s missing submarine: ‘No one will be rescued’

Argentina has called off the rescue operation for its missing submarine 15 days after a reported explosion apparently sent it ...

staffNovember 1, 2017

Ecuador President stripped of chairmanship of ruling party

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno was ousted from his post as the chairman of the ruling PAIS Alliance party, the party ...

staffOctober 27, 2017

Spain to impose direct rule in Catalonia as crisis spirals

Spain is set impose direct rule in Catalonia on Friday, an unprecedented step that risks sparking unrest as secessionists call ...

staffOctober 27, 2017

US impeding investigation into diplomat attacks

Cuba Thursday accused the United States of obstructing its probe into mysterious health attacks on American diplomats, claiming its investigators ...

staffOctober 21, 2017

Brazil police arrests 108 in major anti-paedophilia operation

Police in Brazil say they have arrested 108 people in the biggest operation ever against paedophiles in Latin America. Suspects ...

staffOctober 6, 2017

Storm Nate kills 22 in Central America

Tropical Storm Nate has killed at least 22 people in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras as it heads north towards ...

staffOctober 4, 2017

U.S. expels 15 Cuban diplomats, fuelling tensions with Havana

The Trump administration on Tuesday expelled 15 Cuban diplomats to protest Cuba’s failure to protect staff at the U.S. embassy ...

staffOctober 3, 2017

Trump set to visit storm-hit Puerto Rico

The Governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rossello, says US federal support has surged ahead of a planned visit on Tuesday ...

staffSeptember 29, 2017

US pulls staff from Cuba over attacks

The US is withdrawing more than half of its staff at its embassy in Cuba in response to mysterious attacks ...