Forced sterilisation overshadows Peru’s Presidential elections

LIMA - The second round of the Peruvian presidential elections are fast approaching, but more attention has been turned to Peru’s history of forced...

Peru’s Keiko Fujimori accused of vote violations

LIMA - On March 12, thousands took to the streets to demonstrate in favour of disqualifying presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori from Peru’s April 10...

More than 3,100 pregnant Colombians infected with Zika virus

BOGOTA — More than 25,000 people living in Colombia have been infected with the Zika virus, and over 3,100 of them are pregnant women. Though...

Colombia’s FARC ends the purchase of arms

BOGOTA - The Colombian left wing rebel organisation Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has said to have ordered an end to purchasing arms....

Comedian becomes President of Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY - On January 14, 2016, Jimmy Morales began his four year long term as President of the Republic of Guatemala. Morales, 46,...

Hugo Chavez may have funded Peruvian President’s campaign

LIMA - Late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, along with certain Brazilian companies have been accused of financially supporting President Ollanta Humala's failed campaign in...

Yet another environmental disaster: oil spill in the Amazon region

LIMA - An indigenous group named Wampis, who possess an autonomous territory in part of the Amazon forest, submitted a formal claimed to Peruvian...

Cuba returns ‘wrongly shipped’ US missile

HAVANA — On February 13, a ‘wrongly shipped’ inert US Hellfire missile was returned to the US after having been in Cuba since June...

UN backs Colombian peace deal mission

BOGOTA — On the 25th of January 2016, the UN unanimously approved a peace mission in Colombia. The UN will assemble a team of...

Will Macri breathe life into Argentina’s slowing economy?

BUENOS AIRES - A day after winning the Argentina's presidential elections, centre-right leader and Presidential elect Mauricio Macri promised to get the gears of the Argentinian economy...