Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has been removed from office by the nation's Senate for breaking budgetary laws.
Brazilian senators waged an emotional marathon debate Tuesday on the eve of voting on whether to strip Dilma Rousseff of the presidency and end 13 years of...
Scientists have found a fossilised skull believed to be that of the oldest pterosaur or flying reptile from the early Jurassic period in Argentina.
A defiant President Dilma Rousseff has denied breaking budgetary rules and says the impeachment process is a plot to protect the privileged classes.
A historic midnight ceasefire on Sunday is set to end a 52-year-old war between the Colombian state and FARC rebels.
Bolivia says a minister has been killed after being kidnapped by striking miners.

Rousseff impeachment trial starts

After a lengthy impeachment process, Brazil's Senate has started the trial of suspended President Dilma Rousseff.
Colombia's government and its biggest rebel group have announced a deal for ending their country's half-century guerrilla war.
Mexico's president is under fire for plagiarising 197 of the 682 paragraphs that made up his 1991 undergraduate law thesis.
An overhead television camera suspended by cables crashed to the ground in the Olympic Park on Monday, injuring seven people, including two children, in the...
A 5.4 earthquake has struck a remote part of Peru, killing four and injuring 30 people.
Guatemala's children rented out by desperate parents and exploited by ruthless gangs.
Police in Brazil have arrested two suspects on terrorism-related charges.
For the majority of Rio's population, the exorbitant price of tickets to Olympic events means attending the Games is out of the question, but a small independent...

Brazil's Rousseff to go to trial

Senators in Brazil have voted 59 to 21 to put suspended President Dilma Rousseff on trial.
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