President Mujica's chosen successor remains favourite, but the margin is tight.
The disappearance of 43 students from Guerrero has undermined President Enrique Peña Nieto's attempts to 'change the conversation' in Mexico.
Barring a last-minute upset, Dilma should scrape home in Sunday’s election, reports Jan Rocha from São Paulo
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
Argument in the run-up to the second round of the elections, to be held on 26 October, promises be hard-hitting, even vicious.
Pollsters predict another landslide victory for Evo Morales in Bolivia’s forthcoming presidential election, but not all of his supporters are as enthusiastic as they once were. Shafik Meghji reports for LAB from La Paz.

Venezuela — Dangerous inertia

New report from the International Crisis Group points to a dangerous level of simmering political discontent

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