Daniel Schweimler

Daniel Schweimler

Latin America

Bolivia's superfood crop seen as means for food security

Some are now talking of canagua as the next superfood, the new quinoa and a possible solution to food insecurity in the face of climate change.

Bolivia's superfood crop seen as means for food security

Latin America

Bolivia's president begins bid for fourth consecutive term

Some Bolivians say Morales is acting unconstitutionally after voters expressed opposition to his fourth term.

Bolivia's president begins bid for fourth consecutive term

Latin America

Argentina remembers former first lady Eva Peron

A hundred years on, Argentina marks the birth of its former first lady and actress.

Argentina remembers former first lady Eva Peron

Latin America

Pope Francis urged to end clergy sex abuse in Argentina

Activists call on Pope Francis to implement Vatican's 'zero tolerance' policy for sexual abuse by clergy in Argentina.

Pope Francis urged to end clergy sex abuse in Argentina

Latin America

Brazil soy farmers fear end of US-China trade war

Reports that China may buy soy from the US has farmers in Brazil worried about losing a vital client.

Brazil soy farmers fear end of US-China trade war

Brazil

Brazil: Bolsonaro's coup commemorations prompt anger

Appeals court judge in Brazil overturns another judge's decision to bar commemorations, sought by President Bolsonaro, of a 1964 military coup that established a 21-year dictatorship.

Brazil: Bolsonaro's coup commemorations prompt anger

Latin America

Deal allows US to use Alcantara for space launches from Brazil

Local reactions is mixed, with some excited about potential investment while others remember the displacement when the base was built in the 1980s.

Deal allows US to use Alcantara for space launches from Brazil

Latin America

Bolsonaro in Washington: Brazil's leader on first trip abroad

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro will meet Donald Trump on Tuesday on his first foreign trip since taking office.

Bolsonaro in Washington: Brazil's leader on first trip abroad

Latin America

Argentina benefit cuts cause anger over beleaguered economy

Across Argentina, many took their anger and frustration to the streets in a day of protest against cuts to benefits.

Argentina benefit cuts cause anger over beleaguered economy

Latin America

International Women's Day march highlights issues in Argentina

Argentinean women voiced their concerns ahead of elections later this year.

International Women's Day march highlights issues in Argentina

Latin America

EU-backed group calls for fresh elections in Venezuela

The International Contract Group, a consortium of EU and Latin American countries meeting in Uruguay, calls for better distribution of humanitarian aid and new elections.

EU-backed group calls for fresh elections in Venezuela

Latin America

Brazil's indigenous people protest against Bolsonaro's policies

President Bolsonaro has issued executive orders preventing new land being demarcated as indigenous territory.

Brazil's indigenous people protest against Bolsonaro's policies