Bolivian President Evo Morales is slated to win next year's election to serve a third term until 2020 but he's already thinking about life after retiring from...
Former El Salvador president Francisco Flores has been moved to prison to await trial on charges of embezzlement and illicit enrichment.
Bolivian President Evo Morales reportedly plans to open a restaurant after his political career ends.
Researchers are developing high-tech glasses, complete with GPS and camera technology, to help guide the blind.
Four people have been killed in a Bolivian prison riot sparked by rivalry between local and foreign gangs.

Pope honoured in home town stadium

Argentinian club San Lorenzo are to name their new stadium in honour of the Pope, who is their most famous fan.
The Cuban government will send 165 medical personnel to West Africa as health officials continue to struggle with a furious Ebola outbreak that has left thousands...

19 killed in Peru bus plunge

At least 19 people have been killed in a bus crash in Peru on the way to a religious festival.
A woman who shouted racist monkey chants at a football game in Brazil has had her house torched by arsonists as well as being sacked from her job.
International campaigning and advocacy organisation ONE is calling on Australia to use its presidency of the G20 to help end secret deals and money laundering...
A group of young Chileans have created what they claim is the world's first 'unstealable' bike.
Chile's government is describing as a "terrorist act" a bombing at a railway station food court that has wounded seven people.
Uruguay denies it is delaying in transferring six detainees from the US military prison at Guantanamo, saying no date for the removal had been set yet.

Rescued Nicaraguan miners hunt for 8

The 20 rescued Nicaraguan gold miners are helping look for eight other workers still missing after a cave in at the unlicensed pit.
The death toll from a tourist bus crash in Bolivia has risen to nine.
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