Latin America

Brazil announces South American meeting on Amazon fires

As diplomatic spat with France continues, Bolsonaro says he'll accept Chile's offer for aircraft to help fight the fires

Brazil announces South American meeting on Amazon fires

AJ Impact

Trump promises to 'work on a free trade agreement with Brazil'

Brazil and the United States exchanged more than $100bn in goods and services in 2018.

Trump promises to 'work on a free trade agreement with Brazil'

AJ Impact

Mercosur bloc leaders meet to fast-track EU trade deal

Member nations and the European Union in June agreed to a deal that will eliminate nearly all tariffs on two-way trade.

Mercosur bloc leaders meet to fast-track EU trade deal

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

Paraguay

Widespread flooding in Paraguay causes damage, deaths

Tens of thousands affected as the Paraguay River overflows its banks as at least six people are reported to be killed.

Widespread flooding in Paraguay causes damage, deaths

Latin America

Emergency in Paraguay after flooding from torrential rains

Paraguay has declared a state of emergency along the border with Argentina as rains swell rivers and cause floods.

Emergency in Paraguay after flooding from torrential rains

Latin America

South American leaders announce new regional bloc

Prosur will replace Unasur, which fell apart last year following divisions over how to address the Venezuela crisis.

Peru

Peru, Paraguay recall diplomats over Maduro inauguration

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's new term has been widely condemned as illegitimate.

Peru, Paraguay recall diplomats over Maduro inauguration

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

Venezuela

Lima Group won't recognise new Maduro government in Venezuela

The rebuke comes as President Nicolas Maduro is due to start a second term, following a controversial election.

Lima Group won't recognise new Maduro government in Venezuela

Brazil

Hezbollah 'financier' arrested in Brazil

Assad Ahmad Barakat was arrested in the lawless Triple Frontier area between Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina.

Hezbollah 'financier' arrested in Brazil

Jerusalem

Paraguay moves its embassy back to Tel Aviv

Foreign minister's announcement comes as new President Mario Abdo Benitez looks to reset country's Middle East policy.

Paraguay moves its embassy back to Tel Aviv

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

Opinion

Why did Latin America stop standing up for Palestine?

After a visible shift to the right, Latin American governments are aligning with Israel.

Cecilia Baeza

by Cecilia Baeza

Cecilia Baeza

Latin America

Paraguay's President Horacio Cartes offers resignation

Cartes presents his resignation to Congress so that he can legally take office as a senator on July 1.

Paraguay's President Horacio Cartes offers resignation