Daniel Schweimler

Daniel Schweimler

Bolivia

Bolivian court clears way for Morales to run again

The country's constitutional court has lifted limits to re-election, paving the way for President Evo Morales to run for a fourth term in 2019. If he wins, his time in office will be extended to 19 years.

Bolivian court clears way for Morales to run again

Latin America

Brazil's Chapecoense remembers fatal crash one year on

Memorials have taken place in Brazil and Colombia to mark the one year anniversary of a plane crash that killed 71 people.

Brazil's Chapecoense remembers fatal crash one year on

Latin America

Search continues for Argentina's missing submarine

As hopes of finding the ARA San Juan's crew alive fade, rescuers still scour the southern Atlantic and President Mauricio Macri promises the search will continue.

Search continues for Argentina's missing submarine

Argentina

Critical phase as ARA San Juan runs low on oxygen

Search-and-rescuers in the search for the lost Argentine navy submarine are concerned that the vessel may be running out of breathable air.

Critical phase as ARA San Juan runs low on oxygen

Latin America

Signals detected from Argentina's missing submarine

Hope is quickly fading as Argentine officials say satellite signals detected on Saturday did not determine the location of a missing naval submarine.

Signals detected from Argentina's missing submarine

Latin America

Bolivia: Stepping up the fight against child labour

An estimated 20 percent of Bolivian children, hundreds of thousands of under 17-year-olds, work in agriculture, mining, in markets and on the streets.

Bolivia: Stepping up the fight against child labour

Health

Cancer patients face 'delays' in cash-strapped Rio hospitals

Delegates at a world summit on tackling cancer are talking about ways to increase access to treatment. While people in remote and regional areas may struggle to access services, there is a growing trend of people in major urban areas missing out too.

Cancer patients face 'delays' in cash-strapped Rio hospitals

Human Rights

Afro-Brazilian Quilombo fear change in land laws

The Quilombo are 400-year-old communities in Brazil descended from escaped slaves. Now they are are facing a new threat from a proposed change to Brazilian law that critics fear will strip them of their land rights.

Afro-Brazilian Quilombo fear change in land laws

Health

Experts gather in Brazil to discuss ending hepatitis

A summit is under way in Brazil that's aiming to eliminate viral hepatitis. The disease kills more than 1.3 million people worldwide every year - that's more than all other chronic illnesses combined, including HIV, malaria and tuberculosis.

Experts gather in Brazil to discuss ending hepatitis

Politics

Argentina's Macri wins key midterm vote

The governing coalition of President Mauricio Macri of Argentina has emerged as the clear winner in Sunday’s midterm election.

Argentina's Macri wins key midterm vote

Latin America

Missing Argentine activist's body found days before election

Argentina's midterm congressional election issues, such as the economy, inflation and rising crime, have been overshadowed by the discovery of the body of Santiago Maldonado, an indigenous rights activist who had been missing since August

Missing Argentine activist's body found days before election

Haiti

UN Peacekeepers to leave Haiti after 13 years

UN Peacekeepers have lowered their flag in Haiti 13 years after entering the country.

UN Peacekeepers to leave Haiti after 13 years