Mexico voices 'irritation' as top Trump envoys visit

In Mexico City visit, senior White House seek to cool tempers after weeks of tension between the two neighbours.


Protests over Morales expose divisions among Bolivians

Some fear Evo Morales will try to seek a fourth, unconstitutional presidential term in 2019.


Ecuador presidential vote goes to April runoff

Ecuador's electoral council says presidential election will go to an April runoff after a nail-biter first round.

Business & Economy

The Brazilian hangover: When the party ends

It is unlikely that Brazil will be able to pursue a prominent role in the international arena before 2019.

by Ramon Blanco

Latin America

Ruling party candidate Moreno leads in Ecuador vote

Moreno is winning the first round of the election, though he is unlikely to avoid a runoff against his nearest rival.

Latin America

Ecuador votes in crucial general elections

Voters choose between socialism or change as they cast their ballots for president and 137 members of national assembly.

Arts & Culture

Spinning wool and maintaining traditions in Ecuador

Here, men and women wear traditional clothes, hold festive rituals, and make handicrafts.


Thousands protest in Panama against corruption

Demonstrators take part in anti-government rally amid growing scandal over bribes paid by Brazilian firm Odebrecht.

Human Rights

Mexico's 'invisible wall', a migrant double standard

'Frontera Sur', designed to protect migrants, resulted in increase in checkpoints and border patrols on southern border.

Latin America

Journalists shot dead during Facebook Live broadcast

Attackers burst into the studio and shot the presenter mid-broadcast, a shooting that was also caught on Facebook live.


Rewind: Interrogating A Torturer

In 2009 People & Power followed a dramatic meeting between a victim of Argentinean torture and his former interrogator.

Latin America

Venezuela VP calls US drug sanctions a 'vile attack'

Washington accuses El Aissami of masterminding an international network that shipped drugs to Mexico and the US.


Extreme storms leave two dead in Bolivia

After dealing with the worst drought the country has seen in 25 years, Bolivia reels from freak thunderstorms.

Latin America

Brazil police return to work after murder wave

More than 1,000 officers return to work in Espirito Santo state after 144 people are killed during eight-day strike.

Latin America

Massive anti-Trump rallies staged across Mexico

Marches get under way in some 20 cities across country to protest US President Trump's anti-Mexican rhetoric.