A foreign policy win as Mercosur shuts its ports to Falklands boats, while the new government’s legislative onslaught continues.
Peru sets five goals for 2012; Changes proposed to terrorism laws; Alberto Fujimori debate continues; a decision to be made on the Conga Mining Project; New student scholarships announced; Political…
Mysterious epidemic reaps through Central America, as continuing Costa Rican road project comes under fire from Nicaragua.
‘Carlos the Jackal’ demands extradition to Venezuela; Simón Bolívar honoured with new coffin; former Miss Venezuela dies of cancer aged 28.
PAN’s presidential pre-candidates launch their campaigns; the Mexican state admits to violation of human dignity and the country is swept by Guinness world record fever.
Brazilian regulator approves TAM, LAN Merger; OECD removes Uruguay from gray list of tax evasion, Argentine economy grows 9.3 percent in third quarter; Ecuador will build nearly 9,000 homes for…
Nule cousins sentenced for embezzlement, Human Rights Watch criticizes justice reform and Gabriel García Márquez reaches a million copies in China.
Brazilian soldiers accused of abuses in Haiti, Brazil makes record donation for Palestine’s refugees, and a court victory for the Belo Monte dam project.
Prime-minister resigns; radical changes in government; fears of militarisation of the Peruvian state
Leading directors of La Polar sent to prison in fallout from economic scandal, while electoral reform moves closer to reality, and a Chilean football side are victorious in the Copa…
Protesting indigenous communities threaten to build housing in public spaces; The UN calls for a new social agreement to help fight poverty; Paulino Rojas is named head of the National…
Anti-corruption efforts indict Tecnotex execs, record number of tourists welcomed, U.S. Congress debates rescinding relaxation on travel, Castro and Chávez celebrate 17 years of friendship.
Moyano lets loose against the government, Scioli deals with some unhappy police, and a bill on newsprint stirs up (predictable) opposition.
Political turmoil in Guyana and Barbados, calls for more transparency over political finances in the Dominican Republic, and a Jamaican candidate discovers his doppelgänger.
Uruguay is removed from an OEDC grey list, Uruguay’s government denied access to Falklands ships while launching plan to support the youth. Judge Parker’s illustrator passed away.
Army seizes 1,100 coca plants in the bordering areas with Colombia, Ivonne Baki claims to have hit Yasuní target and Ecuadorian Leo Rojas wins talent contest in Germany.
Dollar debate wages on, Minustah address allegations and Oprah visits Haiti.
Voters in Pará reject plans to divide state, Labour Minister Carlos Lupi steps down, and João Havelange resigns Olympic membership.
President Castro travels to Trinidad for Cuba-CARICOM summit, Elián González turns 18, and exiles launch fireworks off Havana in support of human rights.
Protesters of Haitian descent assert nationality rights in the Dominican Republic, and Jamaican ministers release conflicting statements about US involvement in security operations.
Tightly fought student elections dominate the news, while the pressure and commitment to tax reform grows.
Local residents protest over death of 5 year-old abuse victim; heavy rain leaves eight dead and almost five thousand houses damaged; controversy over Nativity Scene that features Chávez in place…
National Consumer Price Index rises in Brazil, the UN`s Economic Comission for Latin America reported a decrease in poverty in the region,while Dollar exchange control in Argentina suffers a setback.
Protest against the FARC takes place, Timochenko calls for a humanitarian exchange and ‘La Niña’ causes grave damage aross the country.
Ecuador signs mining agreement with Kinross and Petroecuador announces its production target for 2012.