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Venezuela has announced it is imposing a two-day working week for public sector workers as a temporary measure to help it overcome a serious...

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Brazil has recovered $125 million siphoned off to foreign bank accounts by corrupt officials, politicians and businessmen. The record figure recovered in 2015 is eight...

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Ecuador has declared 8 days of national mourning a week after the devastating earthquake that killed at least 646 people. In a speech announcing the...

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Venezuela will cut power for four hours a day from next week to deal with a worsening energy crisis. The power cuts will last for...

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At least three people were killed and other 136 injured after a large explosion hit an oil plant in the south-east Mexican state of...

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The death toll in Ecuador's most powerful earthquake in decades has risen to about 350, the government has said. Teams from Switzerland, Spain and several...

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Brazil's lower house, Chamber of Deputies, has voted to start impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff. Dilma Rousseff is accused of manipulating government accounts. The "yes"...

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At least 77 people have been killed and more than 500 injured after a powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador, Vice-President Jorge Glas says. The tremor...

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Former Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina and his vice-president, Roxana Baldetti, took at least $25 million in bribes from Spanish port company TCB, an...

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The Brazilian Supreme Court has upheld the result of an impeachment vote against President Dilma Rousseff. Dilma Rousseff, who says her opponents are plotting a...

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Brazil’s Progressive Party (PP) has announced it is quitting the governing coalition ahead of President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment vote. The president is now dealing with...

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Panamanian police have raided the headquarters of Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the center of a massive data leak known as “Panama Papers”. Prosecutors...

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A Brazilian congressional committee voted to go ahead with President Dilma Rousseff impeachment proceedings. The 65-member committee voted 38 to 27 to recommend impeachment over...

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Mossack Fonseca offices in El Salvador have been raided by police, the attorney general's office says. The Panama law firm is at the center of...

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Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri has pledged to assert his innocence when he appears before a federal prosecutor to explain his financial dealings. An investigation began...

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Panama’s President Juan Carlos Varela has announced his country is creating an international panel to help improve transparency in its offshore financial industry. The announcement...

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Two more senior Brazilian officials have stepped down in the latest blow to President Dilma Rousseff’s government. They are Sports Minister George Hilton and Col....

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Brazil’s largest party, the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party (PMDB), has voted to pull out from the governing coalition. The centrist party called for an "immediate...

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Brazil's tourism minister Henrique Eduardo Alves has stepped down before vote on President Dilma Rousseff’s coalition. Opposition lawmakers want to remove Dilma Rousseff over claims...

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Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has broken his silence over President Barack Obama's Cuba visit in a damning letter published in state-run newspaper Granma. Fidel...

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Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s top money launderer, Juan Manuel Alvarez Inzunza, has been arrested while on holiday in the southern state of Oaxaca, Mexican...

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President Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro have held a historic joint news conference in Havana, discussing human rights and lifting the...

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have arrived in Cuba for a historic visit to the island and talks with President Raul...

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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has said she will take legal action against Senator Delcidio Amaral who has accused her of involvement in corruption at...

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Tens of thousands of people have joined pro-Dilma Rousseff rallies in Brazil to show support for the president who is facing calls for her...