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Fire kills 49 following riot at prison in Colombia

A fire at a prison in south-western Colombia has killed at least 49 people and injured a dozen more, prison authorities reported. The director of...

Organisation of American States says Nicaragua’s elections lack legitimacy

The general assembly of the Organisation of American States voted to condemn Nicaragua’s November 7 presidential vote, saying the elections “were not free, fair...

Ecuador’s president brings in state of emergency to combat crime

President Guillermo Lasso decreed a state of emergency to confront drug trafficking and other crimes in Ecuador, saying the military and police will take...

Helicopter carrying Colombia’s president attacked

Colombian President Iván Duque has said a helicopter carrying him and several senior officials came under fire in the southern Catatumbo region bordering Venezuela,...

Pressure mounts on Peru’s president after two die in protests

Pressure was mounting on Peru’s interim president to resign after a night of protests in which two people were killed and the country’s political...

Colombia reaches 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases

Colombia reached 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases on Saturday, becoming the second country in Latin America to report that number in less than a...

Brazil nears 100,000 deaths from Covid-19

Brazil was leaping towards a grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from Covid-19 on Saturday, and five months after the first reported case the country...

Fears virus could spread after South America reopening and US unrest

South American countries at the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic are choosing to reopen even as case numbers rise, ignoring the example set by...

Monitors concerned by Bolivian election

International monitors expressed concern over Bolivia’s presidential elections on Tuesday after an official quick count showed President Evo Morales near a first-round victory despite...

Chile protests continue after government backs down on fare hike

Protests in Chile have spilled over into a new day even after the president cancelled a subway fare hike that prompted massive and violent...

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