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Lula: Former Brazilian president surrenders to police

Brazil's former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has surrendered to police to begin serving ..

Bolivia ex-leader ‘responsible for protesters’ deaths’

A jury in the United States has found Bolivian ex-President Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada responsible fo..

Costa Rica election: Carlos Alvarado set to be president

Carlos Alvarado, Costa Rica's centre-left presidential candidate, is set to be the country&#039..

Alvarado v Alvarado: Costa Rica’s election explained

Costa Ricans have two choices in the presidential elections on Sunday: Alvarado or Alvarado. Conser..

Efrain Rios Montt: Guatemala ex-leader tried for genocide dies

Guatemala's former military leader Efrain Rios Montt, who briefly ruled the country in the 1980..

Barefoot Briton found after Brazilian walkabout

A British woman who went missing from a meditation retreat in Brazil has been found safe and well. ..

Venezuela fire: Relatives want answers after 68 die

Media playback is unsupported on your device Relatives of 68 people who died when a fire broke out ..

Colombian church donates 250,000 communion wafers to Venezuela

A Colombian church has donated 250,000 wafers to Venezuela's Catholic Church, which has struggl..

Brazil police arrest President Michel Temer’s ally in graft probe

Police in Brazil have arrested lawyer José Yunes, who is a close friend and ex-advisor to President ..

Julian Assange has internet cut at Ecuadorean embassy in London

Ecuador has cut Julian Assange's internet connection at its embassy in London, preventing him f..