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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(...)

A demonstrator wearing a face mask with images of Argentine late president Juan Domingo Peron and his wife Eva Duarte. Argentina now has more than a millions cases of coronavirus: Photograph: Alejandro Pagni/AFP

Argentina health officials say the nation has officially surpassed 1 million coronavirus cases, becoming the fifth country to do so. Across Latin Ame(...)

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 (...)

Jineth Bedoya Lima is recognised as one of the leading voices in denouncing sexual violence against women

The Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual press award of the World Association of News Publishers, has been awarded to Colombian journalist Jineth Bedoya (...)

Riot police take position as clashes erupted during the fifth  day of protests against police brutality in Bogotá on Sunday. Photograph:  Juan Barreto/AFP via Getty Images

Colombians on Sunday held peaceful “reconciliation” vigils as they counted the cost of some of the worst violence in their capital’s history, sparked (...)

James Rodríguez training with Everton at Finch Farm after signing from Real Madrid. Photograph: Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images

Yes. That is all Carlo Ancelotti wanted to hear when he dialled James Rodríguez’s number to ask whether the Colombia playmaker fancied swapping the sh(...)

 An Indian health worker shows collected samples for a Covid-19 detection tests in Bangalore, India today. Photograph: Jagadeesh Nv/EPA

The global death toll from the coronavirus passed 900,000 as worldwide cases topped 27.7 million, according a tally from Johns Hopkins University. Th(...)

 Lina Prieto and her daughter, Luna, at their home in Bogotá, Colombia. Photograph: Federico Rios/New York Times

Her mother, a housekeeper, never made it past second grade. Her father, a policeman, never finished high school. But Lina Prieto had won a spot in the(...)

 Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro (L) shaking hands with Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani (R) before a bilateral meeting.  Photograph: Jhonn Zerpa/Venezuelan Presidency/AFP via Getty Images

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro on Saturday said it would be a “good idea” to look into buying missiles from Iran, a day after Colombia said Venez(...)

 Portrait of Enid Starkie by Patrick George. Time magazine referred to her as “a brilliant Rimbaud scholar who pub-crawls about Oxford in bright red slacks and beret while smoking cigars”. Courtesy of Somerville College, Oxford

‘A bit of a character” is how an Irish newspaper journalist once referred to Enid Starkie. The colourful Dublin-born academic worked in Oxford Univers(...)

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