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

Paraguay

Paraguay opens Israel embassy in Jerusalem

Paraguay is the second country to follow the US in moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Paraguay president inaugurates Israel embassy in Jerusalem

Latin America

Mario Abdo Benitez elected as Paraguay's president

Mario Abdo Benitez won by a smaller margin than predicted by opinion polls.

Paraguay

Inside Paraguay's illegal cannabis plantations

Close to the border with Brazil, large illegal cannabis plantations thrive on a network of corruption.

Inside Paraguay's illegal cannabis plantations

Latin America

Paraguay 'millions' stolen in 'robbery of the century'

Brazilian gang blamed for heist in which a police officer was killed in Ciudad del Este, Paraguay's second city.

Ciudad del Este heist seen as 'robbery of the century'

Paraguay

Paraguayan president says he will not seek re-election

Horacio Cartes rules out running in 2018 vote, seeking to end political crisis unleashed by bid to change constitution.

Horacio Cartes says he will not seek re-election

Opinion

Why was Paraguay's Congress burning?

The coming days will define Paraguay’s political future.

Ignacio Gonzalez Bozzolasco

by Ignacio Gonzalez Bozzolasco

Ignacio Gonzalez Bozzolasco

AJ IMPACT

Political turmoil threatens Paraguay's economy

The United Nations is urging Paraguay to investigate the death of a protester during anti-government rallies last week.

Latin America

Paraguay: Politicians delay divisive vote amid growing protests

Political tension is continuing in Paraguay with protesters taking to the streets as the lower house postponed a controversial vote allowing the president to run for re-election. Al Jazeera’s Theresa Bo reports from Asuncion.