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Peru’s socialists cheer election win as conservatives pledge to fight on

Peru's socialist party and presidential candidate Pedro Castillo have cheered their likely victory in the Andean country's tightly-contested election, despite right-wing rival Keiko Fujimori's...

Fugitive Chilean colonel arrested in Argentina on human rights violations

Police in Argentina arrested a retired Chilean army colonel in Buenos Aires on Saturday after he fled neighboring Chile, where he was convicted of...

Peru’s Castillo on verge of being named President after last-minute vote wrangling

Peru’s presidential election front-runner Pedro Castillo was poised for victory on Friday night, despite legal wrangles over the ultra-close vote count that had ignited...

Colombia ex-president asks forgiveness for army’s extrajudicial killings

In public testimony to Colombia's truth commission on Friday, former President Juan Manuel Santos asked for forgiveness for extrajudicial killings of thousands of people...

Brazil plans to allow vaccinated people to not wear face masks -Bolsonaro

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that the health minister was preparing a measure to no longer require face masks for people who...

Chile shuts capital Santiago once more as vaccines fail to quell rampant cases

Chilean health authorities announced a blanket lockdown across the capital Santiago on Thursday following some of the worst COVID-19 case numbers since the pandemic...

Peru on knife-edge as battle builds over election count with socialists ahead

Peruvian socialist Pedro Castillo held a wafer-thin lead in a polarized presidential election on Wednesday, as rival Keiko Fujimori doubled down on unproven allegations...

Castillo clings on to tight lead in Peru election as count nears end

Peruvian socialist candidate Pedro Castillo held on to a narrow lead late on Tuesday in the country’s runoff presidential election, as tensions rose over...

Argentina’s COVID-19 cases top 4 million

Argentina reported 31,137 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bring its total tally to more than four million as of Tuesday, Brazil's...

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