World Nov 16Bolivia’s crisis turns deadly again as 5 killed in clash
Bolivia’s political crisis turned deadly again when security forces opened fire on supporters of Evo Morales. At least five people died and dozens were injured, threatening the interim government’s efforts to restore stability following the resignation of the former president…
World Nov 14Bolivia caught in a power struggle between Añez at home and Morales in exile
Jeanine Añez, the Senate leader who has claimed the interim presidency of the Andean country, seems to have the backing of the police, the military and the Roman Catholic Church.
World Oct 22Death toll rises to 15 from Chilean protest clashes
Chile's government said Tuesday that 15 people have been killed in five days of rioting, arson and violent clashes that have almost paralyzed the South American country and rocked its global image as the region's oasis of stability.
World Aug 28Bolsonaro says Amazon nations should decide region’s future
The Brazilian leader also escalated a deeply personal dispute with French President Emmanuel Macron, accusing him of portraying himself as "the one and only person" concerned about the environment.
World Aug 28Brazil accepts planes from Chile to fight Amazon fires
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said he has accepted four planes from Chile to help fight Amazon fires.
World Aug 27Bolsonaro won’t accept Amazon aid without apology from Macron
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro accused the French president of questioning Brazil's sovereignty amid tensions over fires sweeping the Amazon region.
World Jun 17South American countries emerge from blackout but cause still unknown
The outage, which hit Argentina and neighboring countries, ignited questions about preparedness and lack of investment in the power system.
World Feb 24Clean up begins on Venezuela-Colombia border after unrest
Venezuelan migrants on Sunday helped clean debris from a bridge where troops loyal to President Nicolas Maduro a day earlier fired tear gas on activists trying to deliver humanitarian aid in violent clashes that left two people dead and some…
Politics Nov 29Trump cancels G-20 meeting with Putin
Trump canceled a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin planned for Saturday, citing Russia's seizure of Ukrainian vessels over the weekend.
World Aug 09Argentine Senate rejects legalizing elective abortion
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina's Senate on Thursday rejected a bill to legalize elective abortion, a defeat for a grassroots movement that came closer than ever to achieving the decriminalization of the procedure in the homeland of Pope Francis.