G20 finance ministers meet in Mexico City to finalise eurozone support, Brazil demands IMF voting rights reform and European and fall of unemployment rate in Mexico and Argentina
Two die as Antartic research base is ravaged by fire, Pará senator to face slave labour trial, and the continent’s oldest carving discovered in Minas Gerais.
Carperos agree to relocate to land provided by the state; six Paraguayans die in Buenos Aires train crash; Paraguay celebrates National Tereré Day.
Horrific train crash in Buenos Aires leaves 51 dead and hundreds wounded, and some new schools in the capital go missing.
Police search for 30 convicts who broke out of a Nuevo León prison; Mexico and US sign cross-border pact on deep sea oil deposits, and scientists develop a vaccine which…
Bono visits Peru; harvest cancelled due to heavy rains; $20 offered for land; student scholarship programme begins; bilingualism encouraged…
The Aysen protests continue to rage, the blame game over the 27-F earthquake continues, and a rock star enters the political debate
Haitian prime minister resigns; Jamaican drug lord appeals for lenience; and the Dominican Republic’s First Lady sues a journalist for slander.
US investigators claim Honduras prison fire accidental, as inmate turned hero is pardoned and region’s gang policy returns to the limelight.
Carnival in La Pedrera gets out of control, while Mujica finally signs an agreement on the education issue; and “mosqueta” band is successfully captured.
Colombia to decide on Cuba’s Summit invitation, Chávez’s ill health worries Cubans, Spain asks for democratic reforms, and dissidents mark controversial anniversary.
Chávez undergoes cancer tests in Cuba as Henrique Capriles launches presidential campaign; and Venezuelan football team arrive in Malaga to play against Spain.
Venezuela’s and Ecuador’s legal battle with large oil companies unfolds, Brazil’s President announces production and export stimulus and Bolivia and Cuba urged to improve their Anti-Money laundering framework Following a…
National court upholds sentence against El Universo as editor Carlos Pérez is granted asylum in Panama and Ecuadorians get ready for Carnival season.
Sean Penn visits President Mujica, while demonstrations against bridge take place in Lake Garzón, and new funds for investment trigger internal disputes in the Government.
UN expresses concern about racial discrimination in Mexico; the government sets sights on South American opportunities and Guillermo del Toro will direct new version of a Disney classic.
First Lady makes a pledge to end femicide in the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rican politicians are questioned about ethics and payment irregularities.
Prison break in Puno; wanted terrorist captured; severe rains hit Ancash; social inclusion talks between Peru and Ecuador; children on benefits discovered without documentation.
Priests contracted assassins in suicide pact, Luis Carlos Restrepo attacks the Santos government and Salvatore Mancuso admits responsibility in Mapiripán massacre.
Chávez camp accused of anti-semitic smear campaign against opposition candidate Capriles; Dudamel wins his first Grammy; and carnival kicks off in Caracas.
Cuban dissidents testify before Congress and win abuse case against police, AP exposes Alan Gross, and Valentine’s Day causes collapse of the mobile phone network.
Hundreds die in Honduras prison fire, as Guatemala debates legalization of illicit drugs and ICJ mediates decade-long land dispute between Nicaragua and Colombia.
Protests cause problems in the south, while focus returns to the February 2010 earthquake, and Cameron calls Piñera to talk about the Falklands
Brazilian Tranquilo Favero is declared Persona Non grata; shocking details emerge concerning the murder of ex-president, Raúl Cubas’ daughter; reports claim Stroessner bathed in blood of dead children.
Colombia and Venezuela conclude trade negotiations, Chávez lowers more prices and Brazil’s Itau Unibanco registers record profits in 2011