The former Bolivian president is credited with lifting many out of poverty and for spurring economic growth, but some in the indigenous community believe his legacy is not as rose-tinted as is portrayed.
Candidate Luis Lacalle Pou was shown to have won by about 30,000 votes, while the amount of contested ballots is around 35,000. A recount will start on Tuesday and might delay the result until Friday.
Ever since Juan Doming Peron first came to power in 1943, his style of politics has been interwoven into Argentina’s social fabric, as a Peronist party comes to power again, what does this mean for the country?
The Chilean government's treatment of protesters is reviving painful memories of the brutal dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet.
More than a million Chileans have taken to the streets calling for reforms of the country’s economic structure but it was a hike to metro fares that proved the spark for unrest.
Through a walking tour across the island of Manhattan, two historians shine a light on a great many connections that existed between the former Ottoman Empire and America.
Many Chileans see similarities between the Chile of today and the one under General Pinochet’s rule.
Chileans angry over social and economic issues clashed with security forces despite a state of emergency declared to quell the worst violence in years in one of Latin America's most stable countries.
Chile's president declared a state of emergency in Santiago and gave the military responsibility for security after a day of violent protests over increases in the price of metro tickets.
With an intensifying Argentine recession, the Venezuelan diaspora are caught up in another crisis.
The 35-member Organization of American States urges Peru's Constitutional Tribunal to weigh in on the feud as opposing sides accused the other of abusing power and jeopardising the nation's stability.
The stunning turn could spell new instability as Peru grapples with the fallout of the Odebrecht corruption scandal, plummeting faith in public institutions and an inexperienced president struggling to govern.
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