Latin America

Millions suffer as power outage hits Latin America

Authorities scrambling to restore power in Argentina, Uruguay and parts of Paraguay after massive blackout.

Tens of millions suffer as power outage hits Argentina, Uruguay

Argentina

Massive power blackout hits Latin America

Tens of millions lost their power in Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday as Argentinian president promises investigation.

Massive power blackout hits Argentina, Uruguay

Environment

Argentina battles flood amid forecast of heavy rains

Since the beginning of the year, the area has received about five times the long-term expected average rainfall.

Flooding in northern Argentina expected to continue

Brazil

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

As controversial new leaders find their feet and crises continue, here are the stories to look out for this year.

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

Latin America

Ex-Peru president seeks Uruguay asylum following travel ban

Alan Garcia seeks asylum hours after being barred from leaving the country pending a corruption probe.

Ex-Peru president seeks Uruguay asylum following travel ban

Weather

Cold weather grips southern South America

Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina shiver through some of their coldest nights of the year.

Cold weather grips southern South America

World Cup 2018

France beat Uruguay to reach World Cup 2018 semi-finals

A 2-0 win over the South American side means France will face Belgium in the last-four.

France beat Uruguay to reach World Cup 2018 semi-finals

World Cup 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal knocked out of World Cup by Uruguay

Cavani scores two goals against Portugal as Ronaldo follows Messi out of World Cup 2018.

Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal knocked out of World Cup by Uruguay

World Cup 2018

Updates: Suarez leads Uruguay to win over Saudi Arabia

Live updates from the World Cup 2018 match between Uruguay and Saudi Arabia.

Updates: Suarez leads Uruguay to win over Saudi Arabia

World Cup 2018

Russia 2018: Salah unused sub as Uruguay beat Egypt

Gimenez scores on the brink of full-time as Uruguay get their World Cup 2018 campaign off to a winning start.

Mo Salah unused sub as Uruguay seal late win over Egypt

AJ IMPACT

Uruguay's legal marijuana business faces challenges by banks

Two months ago Uruguay became the world's first country to legalise the production and sale of marijuana throughout the entire country.

Al Jazeera Selects

Drugs: Cannabis country, heroin fix and India's addicts

Three short docs about prescription drugs in India, a cannabis connoisseur in Uruguay and heroin addiction in Tanzania.

Asia

Massive South Korean ship believed sunk off Uruguay

Large South Korean cargo ship with 24 crew on board goes missing in South Atlantic Ocean after making a distress call.

Missing S Korean ship believed sunk off Uruguay

Weather

Thunderstorms cause damage across Montevideo

Violent thunderstorms damage buildings and cars and leave thousands without power in the Uruguayan capital.

Uruguay: Thunderstorms cause damage across Montevideo

Guantanamo Bay

Hunger-striking ex-Guantanamo prisoner slips into coma

Syrian Abu Wael Dhiab, who wants to be reunited with his family in Turkey, found unconscious in apartment in Montevideo.

Ex-Guantanamo prisoner slips into coma in Uruguay