Colombian novelist wins a major prize in Spain, Plácido Domingo sings in Buenos Aires, and the Mexican government alleges that a Mayan statue sold at auction may be a fake.
Rumours fly during the final vote count, Duvalier is hospitalised and cholera epidemic questions soon to be answered.
Fight against drug trafficking progresses as nine arrests linked to the Sinaloa Cartel are made whilst campaign around Correa’s judicial system referendum gets underway.
Two weeks from election day, lack of debates and political programs still clouds a 5-tie presidential race that has turned into a guessing game.
In the Dominican Republic, the constitutionality of two important legal processes is questioned, while in Puerto Rico, congressman Gutiérrez denounces the Fortuño governorship.
Fidel Castro announces that he resigned as Party chief in 2006, as Cuban Minister for Economy and Planning is removed to oversee new economic reforms.
24th of March commemorations mark Argentina’s transition to dictatorship 35 years ago amidst division over the legacy of Nestor Kirchner.
Media pact on coverage of the fight against organised crime raises concerns over censorship.
Assassinations raise concern over protection given to land re-claimants and Baltasar Garzón will work for OAS in Colombia.
As Latin American economies continue to grow, Uruguay and Brazil take preventative measures to combat overheating, while the IDB meets to discuss the region’s key challenges.
Seven police officers are arrested for the unprovoked shooting of a teenager, while Brazil toughens stance on Iran.
López Perito deemed government puppet-master, while chancellor proclaims country is disillusioned with Mercosur and students join fight against plan to increase transportation costs.
Diplomatic tensions with Chile flare up on ‘Day of the Sea’ as Morales is ranked 18 out of 20 in popularity poll of Latin American leaders.
Obama’s long-awaited speech leaves the US-Chile relationship lacking concrete terms, as the issue of US involvement in the 1973 coup is broached and Santiago responds to Morales ‘Day of the Sea’ speech
Obama’s state visit to El Salvador is overshadowed by events in Libya, while Guatemala’s first couple file for divorce.
Students stitch lips to step up protests, state television producer is murdered, and protests over curbs to visits in prisons.
Uruguay’s immunity law is condemmed, the polemic over a mystery video continues and a visit from Lula receives an enthusiastic response.
Iran moves to the fore in Latin America’s foreign policy concerns, as Brazil and Argentina chart contradictory courses.
A bomb is detonated in Viña del Mar on the eve of Obama’s arrival, as the Fukushima crisis prompts concern over nuclear power and the Church is implicated in further controversy
Antonio Skármeta collects a prize for his novel on Chile in the last days of Pinochet, a stolen Warhol returns to Argentina, and Mafalda turns 49.
Cuba devalues the Convertible Peso as US citizen Alan Gross is sentenced to 15 years in prison and more US airports sanction flights to Cuba.
Queen of Spain visits Ecuador in to see the benefits of humanitarian aid in South America whilst the Public health sector undergoes drastic changes following irregularities in a hospital in…
An outbreak of Swine Flu hits the Andean region, child obesity is on the rise, and student on hunger strike caught eating on secret camera.
A new dawn is heralded in relations with Argentina, while disputes with gas workers remain unresolved and the controversy over an unseen video intensifies.
Ache natives take to the streets to demand land rights, as tensions mount between Paraguay and Brazil regarding the binational Itaipú dam.