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Piedad Córdoba, a close ally of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, is ousted from the senate.
Turmoil in the South American country continues, as the President, police and army all wrestle for c
The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, talks to Ian Williams about his critics, Israel and the chall
The other crisis currently under way in Chile.
US troops to come to Costa Rica as Laura Chinchilla, the country’s first ever female president, is f
Financial liberalisation undermines democracy, handing power to a “virtual senate” that acts on beha
But will the former defence minister take responsibility for the murder of 2,000-plus civilians?
Countries sign several trade and investment agreements on the sidelines of BRIC summit in Brazilian
Hillary Clinton would be advised to keep her mouth shut.
“Las Malvinas son Argentinas”
Nobody dreamed in the 1970s that a few years later Britain would be waging war over the Falklands. N
The Haitian people overthrew slavery, uprooted dictators and foreign military rule, and elected a li
With US troops in control of their country, the outlook for the people of Haiti is bleak
Porfirio Lobo declared winner of Honduras election, whilst defiant Zelaya denounces result
In Honduras, the spectre of US support for right-wing Latin American coups is making its reappearanc
Fidel Castro has survived 600 assassination attempts to become the world symbol of anti-capitalism.
Fidel’s defining moments
Surveying the fragments of an obliterated civilisation at the British Museum’s Moctezuma exhibition,
After the removal of my father by a military coup sanctions against the regime are vital
Without pressure from the US or Latin America, the Honduran coup government will remain an ugly blem
Venezuela’s leader may be a self-proclaimed feminist, but his country still has a shocking record on
The 44th president of the United States was elected amid hopes that he would roll back his country’s
Obama is continuing the history of US interventionism in Latin America with plans for a series of mi
The events of 28 June took everyone by surprise – shooting in the night in Tegucigalpa, followed by
Observations on Colombia
Observations on Peru