Honduran democracy on the brink

With no declared winner two weeks after election, the legitimacy of the Honduran democracy is hanging in the balance.

Lauren Carasik

by Lauren Carasik

Lauren Carasik


Latest: Opposition banned from next year's elections

With pro- and anti-government protesters taking to the streets, here is the latest in the Venezuelan crisis.

Latin America

Venezuela opposition banned from next year's elections

Venezuelan leader says parties who boycotted mayoral elections are no longer part of the country's political map.


Honduras poll crisis deepens with no declared winner

With no declared winner two weeks after election, Opposition Alliance's Nasralla asks for vote count to be nullified.

Honduras opposition request election results annulment

Latin America

With split opposition, Venezuela socialists to gain from vote

Nicolas Maduro's party is expected to gain in municipal elections due to a fractured opposition, but many in Venezuela say they are tired of politicians of from all the parties.

Latin America

Argentine submarine: families push for search to continue

It has been more than three weeks since the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan went missing.


Rare snow for the southern US

A cold blast of wintry weather brings snow to the Deep South and parts of Mexico.

Rare snow for the southern US


Thousands protest over Cristina Kirchner's arrest

Thousands gathered in front of the Presidential Palace in Argentina to protest against what they claim is political persecution.


Peru arrests construction bigwigs accused of bribery

For decades Brazil’s construction giant built public works in more than 10 countries across Latin America.

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner

Judge orders arrest of former Argentine president

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner faces detention and loss of judicial immunity in 1994 Jewish centre bombing trial.


HRW urges Colombia to not promote officers linked to killings

Human Rights Watch is urging the Colombian government to halt the promotion of five senior military officers. They are being investigated for allegedly executing civilians who were wrongly accused of being "guerrilla" fighters.

Latin America

Falklands: Red Cross identifies remains of 88 Argentine soldiers

A report by the International Committee of the Red Cross indicates that 88 of the 121 graves of Argentinian soldiers who were buried anonymously on the disputed Falkland Islands have been identified.


Honduras election: Police refuse to confront protesters

Despite a nationwide curfew, ongoing demonstrations have called for President Juan Orlando Hernandez to step down, and now elite 'Cobra' police officers are refusing to challenge the protesters.


Honduras police refuse crackdown on protesters

Honduran police have rebelled against orders to crack down on protests following the disputed presidential election.

Honduras police refuse crackdown on protesters

Inside Story

Medical miracle: 50 years since first heart transplant

Dr Christiaan Barnard performed the world's first human-to-human heart transplant on December 3, 1967.