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 Demonstrations  on the  first anniversary of the social uprising in Chile, in Santiago,  as the country prepares for a landmark referendum. Photograph:  Martin Bernetti/ AFP via Getty

If voters in Chile needed a reminder of the stakes in the country’s referendum this Sunday, last weekend provided it. Tens of thousands of people too(...)

Luis Arce, presidential candidate for Movement Towards Socialism (MAS). Photograph: Juan Karita/AP Photo

The Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party looks set for a swift return to power in Bolivia just a year after its leader Evo Morales, was forced into (...)

Collette Furey: ‘I have always been intrigued by cold and remote places.’

Many teachers enjoy enlightening their students about different countries and cultures around the world, and while some draw on their own experience, (...)

Presidential candidate for the far right  Creemos party, Luis Fernando Camacho,  addresses supporters during a campaign rally in La Paz  ahead of the upcoming general election in Bolivia on October 18th. Photograph: Aizar Raldes/AFP/Getty

A year after its previous attempt ended in turmoil, Bolivia is set to try once again to elect a new president in an election that risks sparking renew(...)

Relatives carry the coffin of a loved one to a section of a cemetery reserved for Covid-19 cases, in the outskirts of Lima, Peru. Photograph: Rodrigo Abd/AP Photo

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic means Latin America is now facing its third “lost decade” of the last half century. This is the warning by 21 (...)

A ski lift operating for summer tourists crosses another at Flimjoch mountain on September 9th, 2020 in Ischgl, Austria. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty

An Austrian consumer protection group has filed four civil lawsuits against the country’s government for failing to contain a coronavirus outbreak at (...)

A jogger runs past thousands of US national flags placed near the Washington Monument to memorialise Americans who have died with Covid-19 in Washington, DC. Photograph: EPA

The US death toll from coronavirus has topped 200,000, a figure unimaginable eight months ago when the outbreak first reached the world’s richest nati(...)

  Laura Gordy Pugliessi, a Bolivian doctor currently working as a healthcare assistant. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

In late October 2019, protests broke out across Bolivia when thousands of people took to the streets to oppose the election of Evo Morales as presiden(...)

Rieli Franciscato, a government official and leading expert on isolated Amazon tribes,  in the forest near the Uru Eu Wau Wau reservation in the state of Rondonia, Brazil in  April 2019. Mr Franciscato was killed on Thursday. Photograph: Alberto Veiga/Reuters

A top expert on isolated Amazon tribes in Brazil was killed by an arrow that struck him in the chest as he approached an indigenous group, friends an(...)

Manchán Magan near his home in Collinstown, Co Westmeath.Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Manchán Magan has travelled across Africa in an army truck, almost been shot by the Columbian army, lived “in a hermitage in the Himalayas, drinking m(...)

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