A woman kicks the shield of a National Guard soldier  during a protest demanding food, a few blocks from Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, on Thursday. Photograph: Ariana Cubillos/AP

Cuba threw its backing on Friday behind Venezuela’s embattled government in its fight against “imperialism” ahead of a regional summit that is set to (...)

Presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori arrives at the polling station in Lima during Sunday’s general elections. Photograph: Luka Gonzales/AFP/Getty Images

Keiko Fujimori, the conservative daughter of jailed former president Alberto Fujimori, won the first round of Peru’s presidential election on Sunday b(...)

 Keiko Fujimori, the frontrunner in Peru’s presidential election,  waves to supporters during her closing campaign meeting in Lima on Thursday. Photograph: Mariana Bazo/Reuters

After a turbulent campaign that saw two candidates disqualified by electoral authorities and two more caught up in the Panama Papers revelations, Peru(...)

Last month, leftist Salvador Sanchez Ceren of the ruling FMLN was elected as El Salvador’s next president. Outgoing President Mauricio Funes had alleged the spike in murders was related to the presidential race. Photograph: Jessica Orellana/Reuters

The number of murders in the small Central American country of El Salvador rose 44 per cent in the first three months of 2014 compared with th(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2