Latin America

  • Images

    Chapecoense air crash: Bolivia suspends LaMia airline

    BBC | Updated at 08:50am on December 02, 2016

    Bolivia's aviation authority has suspended the operating licence of LaMia, the charter airline whose plane crashed on Monday killing 71 people...

  • Images

    Fidel Castro’s ashes reunited with Che Guevara

    Agence France-Presse . Santa Clara, Cuba | Updated at 12:50am on December 02, 2016

    Fidel Castro’s ashes were taken Thursday to a symbolic reunion with his fallen comrade-in-arms Ernesto Che Guevara in Santa Clara, the first stop in the...

  • Images

    Colombia's Congress ratifies peace accord with rebels

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:55am on December 01, 2016

    After five decades of war, more than four years of negotiations and two signing ceremonies, Colombia's Congress late Wednesday formally ratified a peace agreement allowing...

  • Images

    Chapecoense air crash: Leaked tape shows plane 'ran out of fuel'

    BBC | Updated at 08:40am on December 01, 2016

    The plane which crashed in Colombia killing most of a Brazilian football side had run out of fuel, according to a leaked audio recording...

  • Images

    Nearly 900 cases of hate, intimidation after Trump win

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:30am on December 01, 2016

    Nearly 900 incidents of hate and intolerance were recorded across the United States in the days following Donald Trump’s election, many by assailants apparently emboldened...

  • Images

    Cuba's allies join thousands to honor Castro in Havana

    Reuters | Updated at 09:08am on November 30, 2016

    Cuba's leftist allies and Washington's top diplomat in Havana joined a sprawling throng of Cubans at a rally on Tuesday to commemorate Fidel Castro, the...

  • Images

    75 dead as plane with Brazilian football players crashes

    Agence France-Presse . Bogota | Updated at 12:59am on November 30, 2016

    A charter plane carrying a Brazilian football team crashed in the mountains in Colombia late Monday, killing as many as 75 people, officials said. But...

  • Images

    76 dead as plane carrying Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team crashes

    Reuters | Updated at 12:14pm on November 29, 2016

    An aircraft with 81 people aboard, including a Brazilian football team, crashed in central Colombia, the country’s civil aviation association said on its website on...

  • Images

    Trump claims millions voted illegally for Clinton

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:51am on November 29, 2016

    President-elect Donald Trump made unsubstantiated claims Sunday of serious US voter fraud and said ‘millions of people’ had cast their ballots illegally, offering no evidence...

  • Images

    Cubans mourn for Castro

    Reuters . Havana | Updated at 12:47am on November 28, 2016

    Flag-waving Cuban students broke into a mass chant of ‘I am Fidel’ to salute Fidel Castro as nine days of mourning began for the combative...