Daniel Schweimler

Daniel Schweimler

Argentina

More than 10,000 flee floods in northern Argentina

More than 10,000 people in the northern Argentine province of Salta have fled their homes after the Pilcomayo River burst its banks, causing extensive flooding.

More than 10,000 flee floods in northern Argentina

Bolivia

Bolivia's shoeshine 'boys' fight discrimination

Bolivia's shoeshine 'boys' have long been victims of discrimination, wearing masks to hide their identities.

Bolivia's shoeshine 'boys' fight discrimination

Argentina

Dakar rally 2018: Toughest race in motor sport ends

The Dakar rally covers more than 9,000km through three countries and some of the most challenging terrain in the world.

Dakar rally 2018: Toughest race in motor sport ends

Bolivia

Bolivia: Helping children break the cycle of poverty

Bolivia is one of the poorest countries in South America. But new programmes have been launched to help children escape the poverty cycle.

Bolivia: Helping children break the cycle of poverty

Bolivia

Bolivia: President Morales eyes fourth term in 2019

Bolivia's opposition is fractured, and while the 58-year-old Evo Morales is less popular than he was, he still commands considerable support.

Bolivia: President Morales eyes fourth term in 2019

Latin America

‘Petro’-bolivar: Venezuela to launch oil-backed cryptocurrency

Venezuela is launching a cryptocurrency backed by oil, gas, gold and diamonds. President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro announced on Sunday the launch of the “petro” backed by oil reserves to try and alleviate an economic crisis and food shortages.

‘Petro’-bolivar: Venezuela to launch oil-backed cryptocurrency

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