TRT World's Anelise Borges takes a look at the highs and lows of the events that made news across Latin America in 2016.

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (R) and FARC chief Rodrigo Londono shake hands after signing a new peace deal in Bogota, Colombia on November 24, 2016.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (R) and FARC chief Rodrigo Londono shake hands after signing a new peace deal in Bogota, Colombia on November 24, 2016.

From a successful hosting of the Olympic Games, to a peace deal that sealed the end of its longest-running conflict, Latin America has witnessed some monumental events in 2016.

But there were also plenty of political scandals, as well as the tragic loss of a football team.

Here's a look back at some of those moments.

Source: TRT World