Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff: admitted in a televised debate that while “it might seem I am satisfied with things, I am not
”. Photograph: Reuters/Paulo Whitaker

Workers Party must convince public they are better off after four years of Dilma

Michael Dwyer: an elite police unit stormed the hotel  in which he was staying   on April 16th, 2009. Mr Dwyer and two others were shot dead in the raid. Photograph: PA Wire

Five-day visit to Bolivia part of family’s campaign for independent international inquiry into Dwyer’s death

Marina Silva, Brazilian presidential candidate and former senator, been able to articulate a vision of a more just society, one that has resonated widely. Photograph: Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg

Death of Eduardo Campos transformed campaign ahead of October vote

Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner: denies the country re-entered default last month. Photograph: EPA/David Fernandez

Plan will force bondholders to choose between US legal limbo or Argentinian jurisdiction

Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner: accused printing group RR Donnelley  of collaborating with bondholders. Photograph: Jorge Adorno/Reuters

Argentina moves to prosecute company under anti-terrorist laws for shutting down operation

The recent Mercosur summit in Caracas, Venezuela. Photograph: EPA

There is concern that a deal with Mercosur could hit Ireland’s beef sector

Estela de Carlotto with her grandson Guido Montoya Carlotto: “We must keep searching for those missing because other grandmothers have to feel what I feel.” Photograph: Florencia Downes/EPA

The legacy of the Dirty War lives on as the search for stolen children continues

A fan of Argentina’s San Lorenzo dressed as Pope Francis cheers for the team in a recent  match  in La Paz, Photograph: Gaston Brito/Reuters

San Lorenzo is poised to win its biggest trophy and finally return home

Supporters of Argentinean president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner protest against hedge funds in Buenos Aires last week. Photograph: EPA/David Fernándezs

Banks including HSBC and Citi in talks to buy bonds in hands of ‘holdout’ investors

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