Seasoned Brazilian political observer, Bernardo Kucinski, comments on the victory of Dilma Rousseff, suggesting in passing that this election could pave the way for the return of Lula.
The virulence of the electoral campaign hid it but analysts now agree that it was a crucial election for deciding the future of the country.
Gregorio Santos, in prison for opposing the Conga gold and copper mine, is elected regional president.
President Mujica's chosen successor remains favourite, but the margin is tight.
An American reviewer calls 'K', published in English by LAB last year, as a 'compelling novel' and 'one of the most important to emerge in recent years'.
Barring a last-minute upset, Dilma should scrape home in Sunday’s election, reports Jan Rocha from São Paulo
The disappearance of 43 students from Guerrero has undermined President Enrique Peña Nieto's attempts to 'change the conversation' in Mexico.
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