22 May 2018
Venezuela’s left wing president Nicolas Maduro was re-elected with 67.7 percent of the vote on Sunday.
19 March 2018
The killing of socialist Marielle Franco has fed into wider anger at the state, says Charlie Kimber
26 December 2017
Thousands of people are raging through the streets of Peru's capital, Lima
17 May 2016
In its first days in office, Brazil’s new government led by president Michel Temer has already faced spirited opposition.
30 March 2016
As the right moves to overturn left governments in South America, important political arguments have been raised, writes Dave Sewell
02 February 2016
The World Health Organisation declared a global emergency on Monday of this week over the Zika virus epidemic spreading through Brazil and neighbouring countries.
16 June 2009
Striking students, staff and professors have faced brutal police repression at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil, the largest university in South America, with more than 75,000 students.