Chile is experiencing its most extensive drought in history, and this year is set to become its driest in more than 40 years. In the southern region of Patagonia...
Rumours claiming dead children had been found with their organs missing has fanned mass hysteria in the Peruvian shantytown of Huaycan.
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The bodies of the Chapecoense players killed in the charter plane crash in Colombia are being sent home; the Bolivian crew were the first to be repatriated.
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck southern Peru on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said.
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Colombia's Congress has approved a new peace deal with FARC rebels, despite objections from former President and now Senator Alvaro Uribe, who said it was still...
Before the fatal Colombian plane crash, the plane's pilot said he was running low on fuel.

Castro begins final journey

Fidel Castro's remains are about to make a 900 kilometre trip from Havana to Sangtiago, where they'll be buried on Sunday.
Fans of Chapecoense, the Brazilian football club enjoying a fairy tale season until almost wiped out in a plane crash, wept outside the stadium Tuesday.
Tributes have poured in from across the world after 75 people died when a plane, carrying journalists and a Brazilian football team, crashed in the mountains of...
Leftist Latin American leaders vowed on Tuesday to carry the torch of Fidel Castro's revolution at a massive rally in honour of the late Cuban communist icon in...
Triumph turned into tragedy for the Brazilian football team killed in a crash.
A plane that crashed on its way to Medellin's international airport in Colombia killed 76 people.
Hundreds of thousands of Cubans flocked to Havana's iconic Revolution Square in a tearful and nostalgic tribute to Fidel Castro on Monday, launching a week-long...
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