Thursday, September 01
Brazil's first female president is out of a job, but not barred from the ballot if she wants to run again.
Thursday, August 18
US Olympic swimmers in Rio de Janeiro invented a story about a robbery in an effort to disguise a dispute over a damaged petrol station door, police sources have told the BBC.
Thursday, July 14
Le secteur du textile explore de nouveaux horizons. Après l’Europe, l’Amérique du Nord et l’Afrique – plus particulièrement l’Afrique du Sud –, c’est l’Amérique latine qui est se présente comme un marché en devenir pour Maurice.
Tuesday, June 21
At least eight people were killed in clashes in southern Mexico over the weekend when police and members of a teachers' union faced off in violent confrontations, a senior state official said, piling fresh pressure on the country's embattled ruling party.
Friday, May 27
Brazilian police are hunting more than 30 men suspected of raping a teenage girl in Rio de Janeiro, and of putting video of the attack on social media.
Wednesday, April 27
Venezuela's government has imposed a two-day working week for public sector workers as a temporary measure to help it overcome a serious energy crisis.
Monday, April 18
Traumatized Ecuadoreans slept amid rubble while rescuers dug for survivors on Monday after an earthquake smashed the Andean nation's coastal region, killing at least 272 people and flattening resort towns.
Tuesday, February 02
The World Health Organization declared the Zika virus and its suspected link to birth defects an international public health emergency on Monday, a rare move that signals the seriousness of the outbreak and gives countries new tools to fight it.
Tuesday, December 15
A bus full of police officers veered off a bridge in northern Argentina early Monday and plunged 60 feet into a ditch, local officials said. Forty-three officers were killed and eight others were injured, according to Juan Manuel Urtubey, the governor of Salta Province, where the crash took place around 2 a.m.
Monday, October 26
Jimmy Morales, a former TV comedian who has never held office, swept to power in Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday after milking public anger over a corruption scandal that deepened distrust of the country's political establishment.