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VIDEO: Police hunt Colombia drug baron

BBC Latin American News - 3 hours 16 min ago
A massive police hunt is under way in Colombia for a man known as "Otoniel" who is said to run an enormous drug trafficking empire.

Peru profile

BBC Latin American News - 11 hours 31 min ago
Provides an overview of Peru as well as basic facts and key dates for this South American country

Buenos Aires empty as strike hits

BBC Latin American News - 12 hours 33 min ago
Residents of Buenos Aires woke up to empty streets on Tuesday as a one-day strike by transportation workers began.

Peru prime minister deposed in spy row

BBC Latin American News - 16 hours 43 min ago
Peruvian Prime Minister Ana Jara is sacked by Congress over allegations that the country's spy agency gathered information on thousands of Peruvians.

Mexico anger over crocodile shooting

BBC Latin American News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 18:41
A police officer in Mexico is suspended after a video posted on YouTube shows a man in uniform killing a crocodile with a machine gun.

Brazil ex-leader joins Lopez defence

BBC Latin American News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 08:03
Brazil's ex-leader Fernando Henrique Cardoso is the latest former president to join a team defending jailed Venezuelan opposition leaders.

Wrong anthem angers El Salvador fans

BBC Latin American News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 06:04
Organisers of a friendly match between El Salvador and Argentina apologise for playing the Isle of Man's anthem by mistake.

Chile floods death toll rises to 14

BBC Latin American News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 04:09
The number of people killed in flash floods in northern Chile rises to 14 while the search continues for 20 people still missing.

Empty grounds & bus depots in Brazil

BBC Latin American News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 00:49
World Cup's expensive legacy in Brazil as stadium lie empty

Chikungunya revives herbal remedies in Antigua

BBC Latin American News - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 18:35
Antigua sees revival of natural remedies

The Bolivian women who knit parts for hearts

BBC Latin American News - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 18:30
The Bolivian women knitting a high-tech medical device

Immigrants drawn back to California

BBC Latin American News - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 18:17
Yearning for San Francisco from Mexico's Yucatan

VIDEO: Life-saving knitters

BBC Latin American News - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 18:16
An army of Bolivian knitters is helping to save children with a hole in the heart.

Rescued Chilean miner loses home

BBC Latin American News - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 16:03
A Chilean miner who was trapped underground for 69 days in 2010 has lost his home in flash floods in the Atacama desert region.

Brazil's economy grew 0.1% in 2014

BBC Latin American News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 07:53
Brazil, the world's seventh largest economy, narrowly avoided contracting in 2014 with a growth rate of just 0.1% for the year.

VIDEO: Brazil faces economic slowdown

BBC Latin American News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 06:20
Government stimulus measures dragged Brazil out of recession last year - but possibly not for long.

VIDEO: Eels journey from Bermuda and back

BBC Latin American News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 03:27
Millions of eels have been arriving in the south-west of England having travelled thousands of miles from the Sargasso Sea near Bermuda.

VIDEO: Flood torrents devastate Peru and Chile

BBC Latin American News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 22:03
Heavy rains have brought torrential floods and mudslides to parts of Peru and Chile - including the Atacama desert, one of the driest regions of the world.

Mexico missing students: Fear and distrust six months on

BBC Latin American News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:12
Tensions remain six months after Mexico students vanished

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