Latin America

Chile to elect President Bachelet’s successor

Chileans are heading to the polls to elect the country’s next president on Sunday.

Latin America

Haiti: Massive rallies call for Jovenel Moise to step down

Demonstrations against government corruption have erupted in Port-au-Prince the day that the Haitian president reinstated the national army.

Latin America

NASA plane joins search for missing Argentina submarine

Search for missing vessel enters third day as President Mauricio Macri vows to do everything possible to locate vessel.

Concerns grow as Argentina intensifies submarine search

Counting the Cost

Venezuela in default: What next?

As the oil-rich country fails to pay its debt, we examine what happens next and what it means for its people.

Chile

Chile prepares for presidential elections

On Sunday, a group of student leaders, elected four years ago promising reform, will face re-election as Chile goes to the polls.

Latin America

Haiti police accused of executing civilians

The deaths of multiple civilians in a police operation Port-au-Prince has shocked local residents as the government battles gangs in the wake of UN peacekeeper departure one month ago.

Latin America

NAFTA: US-grown corn threatens Mexican crop heritage

US President Donald Trump has vowed to make the North American Free Trade Agreement better serve US interests, but Mexicans are concerned that cheap US imports are destroying Mexico's cultural relationship with its traditional maize varieties.

Chile

Chile: Outgoing leader Bachelet leaves uncertain legacy

President Michelle Bachelet has earned plaudits abroad but at home her approval ratings are low and voter apathy high.

Chile: Outgoing leader Bachelet leaves uncertain legacy

Latin America

Argentina: No contact with submarine with 40 crew

Navy launches air and sea operation after loss of communication with the ARA San Juan for 48 hours.

Argentina: No contact with submarine with 40 crew

Chile

Mapuche conflict: 'People feel danger every day'

In Chile, Mapuche activists have been demanding the restoration of their ancestral land and regional autonomy.

Mapuche conflict: 'People feel danger every day'

Venezuela

Venezuela crisis: All the latest updates

With pro- and anti-government protesters taking to the streets, here is the latest in the Venezuelan crisis.

Politics

Week in pictures: From Iran earthquake to Greece floods

A photo roundup of some of last week's events, including protests in Barcelona and a suicide bomb attack in Kabul.

Week in pictures: From Iran earthquake to Greece floods

Immigration

Hondurans in US endure 'prolonged anguish'

The US is weighing whether to renew temporary protected status for Hondurans, leaving thousands in a state of anxiety.

Hondurans in US live in limbo amid TPS uncertainty

Science & Technology

Ross 128 b: Nearby earth-like planet could support alien life

Ross 128 b is the second-closest planet to be detected outside the solar system with surface temperatures potentially similar to ours.

Latin America

Venezuela debt crisis adds to its humanitarian woes

Venezuela missed a second deadline for a large payment on its debt due in October, and is now facing humanitarian and debt crises.