Pope Francis arrives to perform Mass  in Revolution Square, Havana. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images 0:53

Pope Francis celebrated Mass at Havana’s Revolution Plaza, telling an audience of tens of thousands of Cubans in the communist state that service was (...)

 Pope Francis holds a placard reading: ‘It’s time for dialogue between Argentina and the United Kingdom for Falklands.’ A spokesman said:  ‘The Holy Father did not even realise he had this object in his hands.’ Photograph: L’Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP

Pope Francis was sucked into Argentina’s dispute with the UK over the Falkland Islands after an activist thrust a sign in his hands calling for dialog(...)

Pope Francis arrives in Banado Norte, near Asuncion, Paraguay, on Sunday. Photograph: Ciro Fusco/EPA

Pope Francis I, wrapping up his three-country tour of South America, yesterday urged people living in a flood-prone shanty town in Paraguay to stay un(...)

Federal judge Sandra Arroyo Salgado, former wife of late Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman, speaks during a news conference in Buenos Aires. Independent forensic tests show that Mr Nisman was murdered, the deceased prosecutor’s ex-wife said on Thursday.  Photograph: Enrique Marcarian/Reuters

The former wife of a federal prosecutor who died of a gunshot wound to the head after making explosive accusations against Argentina’s president charg(...)

The charges against Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner are the latest developments in a political crisis in Argentina. Photograph: Enrique Marcarian/Reuters

An Argentine prosecutor has formally charged the country’s president Cristina Kirchner with attempting to cover up Iran’s involvement in the 1994 t(...)

The draft of an arrest warrant for Argentine President Cristina Fernandez was found at the home of a prosecutor, the New York Times has reported. Photograph: Getty Images

Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor whose mysterious death has gripped Argentina, had drafted a warrant for the arrest of President Cristina Fernandez de K(...)

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez said “we need to make the intelligence services more transparent because they have not served the interests of the country”. Photograph: EPA

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez plans to disband their intelligence agency amid suspicions that rogue agents were behind the mysterious death o(...)

Alberto Nisman was found dead in his apartment late last Sunday, a gunshot wound to his head and a  pistol by his side along with a single shell casing. Photograph: Marcos Brindicci/Reuters

Argentina suspects rogue agents from its own intelligence services were behind the death of a state prosecutor investigating the deadly 1994 bombing o(...)

The site of the bomb attack on the Argentinian Israelite Mutual Association (AMIA) in Buenos Aires, on July 18th 1994. Iran denies responsibility. Photograph: Ali Burafiali/Getty

An Argentinian prosecutor who accused President Cristina Fernández of orchestrating a cover-up in the investigation of Iran over the 1994 bombing of a(...)

Members of Argentina’s chamber of deputies begin a debate over a bill to locally pay the bondholders who can not collect in the United States due a judge in New York on behalf of investment funds that are suing the South American country. Photograph: Fernando Sturla/EPA

Argentina’s Congress gave final approval today to a law proposing to restructure the country’s debt to skirt a US court ruling that forced it into its(...)