21 November 2012, 17:39 PM
South America | Although the US and China are economic rivals, the newly elected Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, may have more in common with US President Barack Obama than we think, Argentinian newspaper Clarín reports.
13 November 2012, 8:00 AM
South America | The United Nations on Monday called for an extra $39 million (31 million
euros) in aid to help Haiti recover from Hurricane Sandy's passage
across the Caribbean last month that left dozens in the country dead and
08 November 2012, 16:12 PM
South America | Latin America was given little attention during the US presidential election but the region hopes President Barack Obama will look south now and tweak policies on Cuba, immigration and the drug war.
24 October 2012, 9:39 AM
South America | A Brazilian car washer has walked into his own wake, where his family was mistakenly mourning the loss of another person.
14 October 2012, 5:00 AM
South America | In Colombia, streams and rivers, which the indigenous Wayúu consider sacred, have been
polluted by the El Cerrejón mine.
08 October 2012, 21:10 PM
South America | After 14 years in power in which he has survived a coup and a bout with cancer, the indefatigable Hugo Chavez can still whip adoring crowds into a frenzy while inspiring loathing in critics at home and abroad.
08 October 2012, 15:00 PM
South America | Since October 2010, 354 families have been transferred to nearby public estates. For many, this was a dream come true. But for the 313 remaining families, it has been a nightmare, FOLHA DE S. PAULO reports.
07 October 2012, 14:20 PM
South America | Most of Latin America is hoping for Hugo Chávez to stay in power.
07 October 2012, 14:05 PM
South America | Venezuela’s opposition selected Capriles as its candidate to face Hugo Chávez in the elections set to take place October 7.
04 October 2012, 15:00 PM
South America | Uruguayan President José 'Pepe' Mujica placed his country in the global drug-policy spotlight when he presented a bill earlier this year seeking to decriminalise marijuana. But will he be able to stick to the plan?