On top of a lightning strike and landslide which killed 17, the Kogi tribe leader's son is shot by assassins.
Continuing dependence on gas and oil threaten all Venezuela's social gains.
Evo won a sweeping victory at the polls and will soon begin his third five-year term. What explains his continuing popularity?
Almost two-thirds of the population still support Morales and his policies. The Bolivia Information Forum provides initial analysis.
The murders of Robert Serra and his partner María Herrera were most probably political
Dancing through the night. Sambadas and ensaios photgraphed by Chris Estrada in Pernambuco
A traditional culture of street music and poetry in Penambuco is being suppressed by the police
Argument in the run-up to the second round of the elections, to be held on 26 October, promises be hard-hitting, even vicious.
FAO optimism about eliminating hunger ignores climate change, which will present a big risk for the continent.
The government launches a new initiative to boost tourism, this time making use of Haiti's rich history. Russell White takes a look.
The US-backed drug war in Latin America has not reduced drug-trafficking but has led to a dangerous militarisation of some countries, creating a culture of human rights abuses and impunity, says author of a damning new book.
New report from the International Crisis Group points to a dangerous level of simmering political discontent