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US migrant caravan: Trump’s asylum ban halted by judge

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump and the facts about the migrant caravan A US federal judge has blocked an order issued by President Trump to deny the possibility of asylum to migrants crossing the southern border...
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‘El Chapo’ rival Héctor Beltrán Leyva dies in jail

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Héctor Beltrán Leyva was arrested in October 2014 while at a seafood restaurant in San Miguel de Allende Mexican drug lord Héctor Beltrán Leyva has died of a heart attack in a hospital to which he...
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Argentine submarine: Government ‘lacks means’ to raise lost vessel

Image copyright AFPImage caption Families of the crew have gathered at the Mar del Plata naval base to hear the latest details Argentina’s defence minister has said it “does not have the means” to raise a missing submarine which disappeared.....
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Argentina submarine: ARA San Juan found

Image copyright AFPImage caption Relatives have fought to ensure their loved ones were found The wreckage of a submarine which went missing with 44 crew on board a year ago has been found, the Argentine navy says. The ARA San...
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Chile promises to investigate Mapuche killing

Image copyright AFPImage caption The Mapuche are Chile’s largest indigenous group Chile’s President Sebastián Piñera has promised a thorough investigation after a young indigenous man was fatally shot by police. The incident on Wednesday sparked ...
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Colombia investigates death of key corruption case witness

Image copyright Getty Images The attorney-general’s office in Colombia has opened an investigation into the death of Jorge Enrique Pizano. Mr Pizano was a key witness in a corruption investigation involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. He died...
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Migrant caravan: Hundreds reach Tijuana on US border

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Migrants are met by the US national guard and armed forces on Mexico’s border with California state Hundreds of Central American migrants travelling through Mexico to seek asylum in the US have reached the Mexican bor...
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El Chapo trial to begin in New York City

Image copyright AFP/Getty ImagesImage caption Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán was extradited to the US after his last, and possibly final, escape The trial of drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán is to begin in New York under intense se...
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Brazil: Mudslide in Rio de Janeiro state kills 10

Image copyright EPAImage caption The landslide took place in the early hours of Saturday, after two days of heavy rain Rescuers are searching for survivors from a Brazilian landslide that killed 10 people, including at least one child. The incident...
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Chile’s Caravan of Death: Ex-army chief Cheyre convicted for Pinochet-era crimes

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Juan Emilio Cheyre was chief of the army between 2002 and 2006 A Chilean court has convicted the former army commander-in-chief of complicity in the deaths of 15 people following the 1973 military coup. General...
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