Look Back 2016: Latin America

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

Photo by: Reuters
Photo by: Reuters

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.