Chile election: conservative Piñera leads in vote count

Chile election: conservative Piñera leads in vote count

With almost half of the presidential votes counted, conservative Sebastián Piñera has a clear lead.
Decision time

Decision time

After a sluggish first round, the second in Chile's presidential election looks set to be a nail biter.
Caravan of hope

Caravan of hope

The children were migrating from Central America and disappeared while crossing Mexico.
Chile: Landslide destroys village and kills at least five

Chile: Landslide destroys village and kills at least five

A search continues for 15 people missing, after five died in a village in the south of the country.
ARA San Juan: Argentina navy chief sacked after loss of submarine

ARA San Juan: Argentina navy chief sacked after loss of submarine

Adm Marcelo Srur is sent into retirement following criticism of the operation to rescue the submarine.
Who will succeed Michelle Bachelet in Chile?

Who will succeed Michelle Bachelet in Chile?

After a sluggish first round, the second in Chile's presidential election looks set to be a nail biter.
Peru Odebrecht scandal: President Kuczynski faces impeachment

Peru Odebrecht scandal: President Kuczynski faces impeachment

Parties file a motion to have Pedro Pablo Kuczynski removed after he rejects resignation calls.
Colombias main gang declares unilateral ceasefire

Colombia’s main gang declares unilateral ceasefire

The Gulf Clan is Colombia's most powerful criminal gang, smuggling drugs as far as Russia.
Venezuela first ladys nephews jailed for drugs

Venezuela first lady’s nephews jailed for drugs

The two men were found guilty of conspiring to smuggle cocaine into the United States.
Venezuela first ladys nephews jailed for drugs

Venezuela first lady’s nephews jailed for drugs

The two men were found guilty of conspiring to smuggle cocaine into the United States.