Daniel Schweimler

Daniel Schweimler

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

Latin America

Funerals held for Brazil dam collapse victims

The first funerals held for victims of the Brazilian dam collapse, as the search goes on for hundreds still missing.

Funerals held for Brazil dam collapse victims

Latin America

Brazil state governor to continue prison reforms despite attacks

In Brazil's Ceara state, the local government has been attacked and threatened by drug gangs after implementing prison reforms intended to curtail their influence, but the governor vows to fight on.

Brazil state governor to continue prison reforms despite attacks

Latin America

Fighting Brazil's gangs: Bolsonaro sends troops to Ceara state

Police say the rise of violent crime in Ceara is retaliation against the president's crackdown on gangs.

Fighting Brazil's gangs: Bolsonaro sends troops to Ceara state

Latin America

Bolivia bionic teen making prosthetics for others

'People who have lost a hand often hide it, cover it up, they don't want to show it.'

Bolivia bionic teen making prosthetics for others

Latin America

Bolivia's president to run for fourth term, opponents outraged

Anger, mostly centred in Santa Cruz, erupts with protesters setting the electoral commission office on fire.

Bolivia's president to run for fourth term, opponents outraged

Latin America

US slams Russia over its joint military exercise with Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has consistently accused US of plotting to overthrow him.

US slams Russia over its joint military exercise with Venezuela