Trinidad confirms Baptiste doping probe

Trinidad and Tobago athletics federation says sprinter withdrew from championships over failed drug test.


Iran accused of Latin America 'terror' plot

Argentine state prosecutor says Iran tried to infiltrate eight countries in the region to carry out attacks.


Trinidad's national security minister quits

Jack Warner, also former FIFA offical, resigns after being accused of fraud while at regional football group CONCACAF.


Bin Hammam banned for life

Former FIFA presidential candidate and Asian football boss receives FIFA life ban for 'repeated violations' of ethics.


Jamaica and Bolt shine on final night

Usain Bolt secures hat-trick of golds as Jamaica smash world record in men's 4x100m relay on last night of athletics.


Bin Hammam wins FIFA appeal

Former Asian Football Confederation boss has lifetime FIFA ban rescinded by Court of Arbitration for Sport.


The risk of bringing Thierry Henry back home

A familiar face returns to Arsenal but will Thierry Henry boost the club or just dim his legendary status amongst fans.


Trinidad thwarts alleged PM murder plot

Officials arrest more than 10 people allegedly involved in assassination attempt on prime minister.


FIFA bans six more Caribbean officials

While president Sepp Blatter fights to save reputation, FIFA punish several Caribbean officials for ethics violations.


Cuba plans deep-water oil drilling

Anti-Castro Cuban Americans and right-wing lawmakers are exasperated over Washington's failure to stop the exploration.


Ten Caribbean football officials investigated

World governing body FIFA names officials being probed over involvement in June meeting with Warner and Bin Hammam.

Latin America

Stigmatising feminism in Latin America

Although more women than ever are leading Latin American countries, few of them base their campaigns on women's issues.

by Manuela Picq


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