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Chile abuse priest Fernando Karadima removed by Vatican

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Karadima had previously been sanctioned to a lifetime of “penance and prayer” Pope Francis has removed the priest at the centre of Chile’s clerical sex abuse scandal. In a statement, the Vatican said the pontiff had...
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Chile abuse priest Fernando Karadima removed by Vatican

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Karadima had previously been sanctioned to a lifetime of “penance and prayer” Pope Francis has removed the priest at the centre of Chile’s clerical sex abuse scandal. In a statement, the Vatican said the p...
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Chile unveils Patagonian Route of Parks hiking trail

Image copyright AFPImage caption The region includes spectacular scenery Chile has launched a huge hiking route through its Patagonian wilderness to boost tourism and highlight the need for conservation. The Route of Parks covers 2,800km (1,740 miles) from the...
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IMF boosts bailout for crisis-hit Argentina

Image copyright Getty Images The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed to provide a bigger, faster bailout to Argentina than initially planned in an effort to restore market confidence in the country. The IMF plans to boost its 36-month financing...
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Acapulco: Mexico police under investigation over alleged drugs ties

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Police officers were detained and stripped of their guns, radios and bullet-proof vests. The entire police force in the coastal Mexican resort of Acapulco is under investigation amid suspicions of infiltration by drug gangs...
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Venezuela crisis: Chinese hospital ship docks for a week

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Long watch: What drives a mother to cross South America on foot?

The sight of hungry Venezuelan migrants travelling along country roads has become commonplace in South America. We accompany a mother of two as she faces the first test of her resolve, crossing a freezing mountain range known as the Paramo...
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‘Hezbollah treasurer’ Barakat arrested in Brazil border city

Image copyright EPAImage caption The US has shown concern about Hezbollah financial operations in South America Police in Brazil have arrested a man accused by the United States of being one of the main financial operators of the Lebanese militant...
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Mexico’s president-elect grounded on commercial plane for hours

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Mr López Obrador said boarding the presidential jet would be “embarrassing” Mexico’s President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador has insisted that he still plans to sell the presidential jet despite spe...
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Colombia cocaine production acreage at ‘record level’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionColombia’s battle with cocaine traffickers Colombian cocaine production hit record levels in 2017, according to newly released UN statistics. The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) says producti...
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