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B. 10-22 Macri's coalition 'ahead' in crucial Argentina mid-term election Argentina
C. 10-03 Puerto Rico: Trump compares Maria and Katrina deaths Puerto Rico
3. 09-17 Mexican women march to highlight anti-female violence Mexico
E. 09-06 Pope kicks off visit to Colombia aimed at building bridges Colombia
F. 08-31 Farc former rebels choose new political party name and logo Colombia
G. 08-23 Brazil opens vast Amazon reserve to mining Para, Amazon
H. 08-12 Latin Americans condemn Trump over 'military response' Venezuela
08-05 Venezuela's chief prosecutor rejects dismissal Venezuela

Recent Summary.     Click for More > Venezuela deadly clashes as millions join strike Ex-Brazilian President Silva convicted of corruption   Cuba's Fidel Castro, former president, dies aged 90 Map of Havana Cuba  Fidel Castro, Cuba's former president and leader of the Communist revolution, has died aged 90, his brother has said Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal   Brazil President Dilma Rousseff removed from office by Senate   Senate has voted to remove Rousseff from office for manipulating the budget. It puts an end to the 13 years in power of her left-wing Workers'... Colombia and Farc rebels sign historic peace agreement Senate voted to back impeachment trial Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca leak reveals elite's tax havens  A huge leak of confidential documents has revealed how the rich and powerful use tax havens to hide their wealth Barack Obama in Cuba at start of historic visit Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina presidency Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president Mexico missing students: Nationwide protests held Brazilian presidential candidate among those killed in plane crash Protests spread throughout Brazil Maduro wins Venezuela election   Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies   A deeply divided Venezuela is mourning its late leader and preparing to pick a new president to replace him Venezuela's Chavez finally returns home Chavez wins Venezuela election General Pinochet dead Castro hands power to brother Thousands protest election results Aristide quits, flees Haiti
Venezuela claims 41.5% turnout in violent constituent assembly vote
Jul.30   Venezuela
  The opposition coalition said 88% of voters abstained and it refused to recognise the election
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Aug.31  Colombia  Farc former rebels choose new political party name and logo
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Jul.30   Venezuela
  The opposition coalition said 88% of voters abstained and it refused to recognise the election
Jul.20   Venezuela   Venezuela deadly clashes as millions join strike   Millions have joined a general strike called by the opposition as pressure mounts to cancel elections for a new constituent assembly Jul.12   Brazil Ex-Brazilian President Silva convicted of corruption  Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was found guilty of corruption and money laundering Wednesday and sentenced to almost 10 years in prison

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Jun.26   Brazil Brazil's Michel Temer charged with corruption Jun.12  Panama  Panama cuts ties with Taiwan in favour of China Jun.9  Brazil  Brazil's Temer gets big victory in electoral court ruling

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May.2  Venezuela  Venezuela crisis: Opposition condemns Maduro move

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Apr.26   Venezuela Venezuela to withdraw from OAS as deadly protests continue


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Mar.31   Venezuela Venezuela's court move breaks law, Maduro ally says
  Paraguay Paraguay congress set on fire amid presidential controversy

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Jan.25  Mexico  Mexico: We will not pay for Trump border wall

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Dec.3  Cuba  Crowds pay last respects to Fidel Castro in Santiago

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Nov.25   Cuba   Cuba's Fidel Castro, former president, dies aged 90
Map of Havana Cuba
  Fidel Castro, Cuba's former president and leader of the Communist revolution, has died aged 90, his brother has said
 Fidel ruled Cuba as a one-party state for almost 50 years before Raul took over in 2008. He was accused of suppressing opposition. There would now be several days of national mourning


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Oct.2   Colombia   Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal   Voters in Colombia have rejected a landmark peace deal with Farc rebels in a shock referendum result, with 50.24% voting against it

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Sep.26  Colombia  Colombia peace deal: Historic agreement is signed

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Aug.31   Brazil   Brazil President Dilma Rousseff removed from office by Senate
Map of Brasilia Brazil
  Senate has voted to remove Rousseff from office for manipulating the budget. It puts an end to the 13 years in power of her left-wing Workers' Party
 Mexico  Trump met Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto Aug.24   Cuba   Colombia and Farc rebels sign historic peace agreement
Map of Havana Cuba  The government and the Farc rebel group have signed a historic peace accord, putting an end to more than five decades of conflict

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Jun.23  Cuba  Colombia Farc: Ceasefire signed to end five decades of war Jun.5  Peru  Center-right economist narrowly ahead in Peru election

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May.12   Brazil   Senate voted to back impeachment trial
Map of Brasilia Brazil  Brazil's new interim President Michel Temer has addressed the nation. "Trust in the values of our people and in our ability to rebuild the economy"

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Apr.17  Brazil  Rousseff loses lower house impeachment vote Apr.3   Panama Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca leak reveals elite's tax havens
  A huge leak of confidential documents has revealed how the rich and powerful use tax havens to hide their wealth


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Mar.20   Cuba   Barack Obama in Cuba at start of historic visit   President Barack Obama is the first sitting US president to visit since the 1959 revolution, which heralded decades of hostility Mar.17   Brazil Brazil judge blocks Lula appointment to government
Mar.4   Sao Paulo Brazil Petrobras scandal: Former president Lula questioned

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Feb.21  Bolivia  President Evo Morales 'loses fourth term bid' Feb.18   Mexico Pope tells Trump building walls ‘not Christian’ on way back to Vatican
Feb.12  Cuba  Pope Francis holds historic talks with Russian Orthodox Patriarch

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Dec.6   Venezuela Venezuela opposition wins majority in National Assembly
Nov.22   Argentina Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina presidency   Macri has been confirmed as the winner after his ruling party opponent conceded. Macri led Daniel Scioli by 51.5% to 48.5% Sep.20   Cuba Cuba: Pope Francis celebrates Mass before thousands Aug.14   Cuba US flag raised over reopened Cuba embassy in Havana Apr.11   Panama Obama and Castro in historic US-Cuba meeting

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Dec.14   Peru Deal reached at UN climate talks
Oct.26   Brazil   Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president   Left-leaning President Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected president of Brazil, after securing 51.45% of votes in a closely-fought election Oct.12  Bolivia  Morales claims Bolivia election win Oct.8   Mexico   Mexico missing students: Nationwide protests held   Thousands of people have held protests in cities across Mexico against the disappearance of students in the southern town of Iguala last mon... Oct.5  Brazil  Rousseff set to face Brazil run-off Oct.4  Haiti  Former Haiti president Duvalier dies Aug.13   Sao Paulo Brazilian presidential candidate among those killed in plane crash   Eduardo Campos died Wednesday when a small plane carrying him to a campaign stop crashed into a residential neighborhood, state media report... Jun.10  Sao Paulo  Blatter still has burning desire to be FIFA's president Feb.18  Venezuela  Venezuelan opposition leader in custody

year 2013 Top ^

Jun.17   Sao Paulo Protests spread throughout Brazil
  Tens of thousands of people marched through Sao Paulo, as protests spread over rising transport prices and the cost of staging the World Cup May.10   Guatemala Guatemala's Rios Montt found guilty of genocide
Apr.14   Venezuela Maduro wins Venezuela election
  Socialist candidate Nicolas Maduro, who was chosen by Chavez as his successor, has won a narrow victory in Venezuela's presidential poll Mar.11  Falklands  Falklands vote to stay UK territory Mar.5   Venezuela   Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies
  A deeply divided Venezuela is mourning its late leader and preparing to pick a new president to replace him.    Venezuelan officials called for peace and unity after the death, emphasizing in state T...
Feb.18   Venezuela   Venezuela's Chavez finally returns home   President Hugo Chavez announced his return to Venezuela from Cuba early Monday, where he had been undergoing cancer treatment Jan.5  Venezuela  Chavez ally elected by assembly

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Dec.30  Cuba  Chavez suffers new complications Oct.7   Venezuela   Chavez wins Venezuela election  President Hugo Chavez has won a fourth term in office, after opposition leader Henrique Capriles admitted defeat Aug.16  Ecuador  Ecuador grants asylum to WikiLeaks' Assange Jul.1  Mexico  Pena Nieto 'wins' Mexico election Jun.23  Paraguay  No warm welcome for Paraguay's new president Jun.18  Mexico  G-20 summit looks to boost economic recovery

year 2011 Top ^

Apr.4  Haiti  Martelly 'is Haiti poll winner' Jan.16  Haiti  'Baby Doc' Duvalier back in Haiti

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.17  Venezuela  Chavez gets power to govern by decree Dec.11  Mexico  Climate summit agree on deal Oct.31  Brazil  Brazil elects first female president Sep.30   Ecuador Ecuador troops rescue president
Aug.10  Colombia  Colombia, Venezuela to restore ties Jul.22  Venezuela  Venezuela breaks relations with Colombia Jul.15  Argentina  Argentina legalises gay marriage Jul.7  Cuba  Cuba to release 52 political prisoners Jun.20   Colombia Santos wins election May.30  Colombia  Ex-Minister Santos leads in vote Jan.17   Chile Billionaire Pinera wins presidential election

year 2009 Top ^

Oct.29  Honduras  Honduras rivals resolve deadlock Sep.21  Honduras  Zelaya returns to Honduras Jul.24  Honduras  Zelaya shortly crosses border Apr.17  Trinidad & Tobago  Obama offers Cuba 'new beginning'

year 2008 Top ^

Dec.9  Rio de Janeiro  Protesters: 9,000 disappeared in 2 years Nov.22  Peru  Apec leaders make free-trade vow Sep.11  Venezuela  Venezuela to expel U.S. ambassador May.24  Colombia  FARC leader dead Mar.7  Dominican Republic  Leaders say Colombia crisis over Feb.24   Cuba Raul Castro named president
Feb.19   Cuba Castro resigns as president

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.2  Venezuela  Voters reject Chavez's referendum Oct.28  Argentina  Fernandez claims victory Oct.4  Chile  Pinochet family arrested Sep.21   Chile Chile court extradites Fujimori
May.27  Venezuela  TV station off the air Mar.9  Sao Paulo  Bush shrugs off Chavez's taunts Jan.18  Venezuela  Rule by decree passed for Chavez

year 2006 Top ^

Dec.10   Chile   General Pinochet dead
Map of Santiago Chile  Chilean TV reports: The 91-year-old former military leader Augusto Pinochet has died at a Santiago military hospital Dec.3   Venezuela Chavez wins by wide margin Dec.1  Mexico  Fracas mars inauguration Nov.28  Cuba  Castro misses birthday ceremony Nov.26  Ecuador  Correa claims victory Nov.7   Nicaragua Ortega wins presidency Oct.29   Brazil President Lula re-elected Oct.22  Panama  Voters approve $5 billion Canal overhaul Sep.5  Mexico  Judge: Calderon to lead Mexico Sep.1  Mexico  Leftist lawmakers muzzle President Fox Jul.31   Cuba   Castro hands power to brother  President Fidel Castro was undergoing a surgery and provisionally handed over power to his younger brother Raul Jul.8   Mexico Thousands protest election results  Thousands of defiant supporters of leftist Lopez Obrador took to the streets to overturn his narrow defeat Jul.6  Mexico  Calderon wins disputed vote Jun.4  Peru  Peruvians elect Garcia president Apr.29  Cuba  Leftist trio seals Americas pact Feb.15  Haiti  Accord names Preval winner Jan.15   Chile Bachelet wins presidency

year 2005 Top ^

Dec.18  Bolivia  Leftist Morales poised to lead Nov.24   Chile Pinochet charged over dissidents
Nov.6  Chile  Fujimori under arrest Nov.5  Argentina  Americas summit ends without consensus Jun.9  Bolivia  Rodriguez sworn in as interim president Apr.20  Ecuador  Congress votes out president

year 2004 Top ^

Aug.16   Venezuela Recall vote: Chavez claims victory
Feb.29   Haiti Aristide quits, flees Haiti  President resigned and left his embattled nation 'to prevent bloodshed,' according to a statement read by Prime Minister

year 2003 Top ^

Sep.14  Mexico  Rich-poor divide derails WTO talks

year 2002 Top ^

Oct.27   Brazil Leftist Lula wins presidency by landslide
Aug.7  Colombia  Blasts kill 17 as Uribe takes office

year 2000 Top ^

Jul.2   Mexico Vicente Fox elected president



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Jul.30   Venezuela
  The opposition coalition said 88% of voters abstained and it refused to recognise the election
2016 Oct.2   Colombia   Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal   Voters in Colombia have rejected a landmark peace deal with Farc rebels in a shock referendum result, with 50.24% voting against it Jun.5  Peru  Center-right economist narrowly ahead in Peru election Feb.21  Bolivia  President Evo Morales 'loses fourth term bid' 2015 Dec.6   Venezuela Venezuela opposition wins majority in National Assembly
Nov.22   Argentina Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina presidency   Macri has been confirmed as the winner after his ruling party opponent conceded. Macri led Daniel Scioli by 51.5% to 48.5% 2014 Oct.26   Brazil   Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president   Left-leaning President Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected president of Brazil, after securing 51.45% of votes in a closely-fought election Oct.12  Bolivia  Morales claims Bolivia election win Oct.5  Brazil  Rousseff set to face Brazil run-off 2013 Apr.14   Venezuela Maduro wins Venezuela election
  Socialist candidate Nicolas Maduro, who was chosen by Chavez as his successor, has won a narrow victory in Venezuela's presidential poll Mar.11  Falklands  Falklands vote to stay UK territory 2012 Oct.7   Venezuela   Chavez wins Venezuela election  President Hugo Chavez has won a fourth term in office, after opposition leader Henrique Capriles admitted defeat Jul.1  Mexico  Pena Nieto 'wins' Mexico election 2011 Apr.4  Haiti  Martelly 'is Haiti poll winner' 2010 Oct.31  Brazil  Brazil elects first female president Jun.20   Colombia Santos wins election May.30  Colombia  Ex-Minister Santos leads in vote Jan.17   Chile Billionaire Pinera wins presidential election 2007 Dec.2  Venezuela  Voters reject Chavez's referendum Oct.28  Argentina  Fernandez claims victory 2006 Dec.3   Venezuela Chavez wins by wide margin Nov.26  Ecuador  Correa claims victory Nov.7   Nicaragua Ortega wins presidency Oct.29   Brazil President Lula re-elected Oct.22  Panama  Voters approve $5 billion Canal overhaul Jul.6  Mexico  Calderon wins disputed vote Jun.4  Peru  Peruvians elect Garcia president Feb.15  Haiti  Accord names Preval winner Jan.15   Chile Bachelet wins presidency 2005 Dec.18  Bolivia  Leftist Morales poised to lead 2004 Aug.16   Venezuela Recall vote: Chavez claims victory 2002 Oct.27   Brazil Leftist Lula wins presidency by landslide 2000 Jul.2   Mexico Vicente Fox elected president



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2017 Aug.23  Amazon  Brazil opens vast Amazon reserve to mining 2014 Dec.14   Peru Deal reached at UN climate talks
2010 Dec.11  Mexico  Climate summit agree on deal



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2016 Feb.18   Mexico Pope tells Trump building walls ‘not Christian’ on way back to Vatican
Feb.12  Cuba  Pope Francis holds historic talks with Russian Orthodox Patriarch 2015 Sep.20   Cuba Cuba: Pope Francis celebrates Mass before thousands



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2017 Jun.9  Brazil  Brazil's Temer gets big victory in electoral court ruling Mar.31   Venezuela Venezuela's court move breaks law, Maduro ally says
2016 Mar.17   Brazil Brazil judge blocks Lula appointment to government 2006 Sep.5  Mexico  Judge: Calderon to lead Mexico



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2007 May.27  Venezuela  TV station off the air



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2017 Aug.31  Colombia  Farc former rebels choose new political party name and logo 2008 May.24  Colombia  FARC leader dead



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2012 Jun.18  Mexico  G-20 summit looks to boost economic recovery 2009 Apr.17  Trinidad & Tobago  Obama offers Cuba 'new beginning' 2008 Nov.22  Peru  Apec leaders make free-trade vow Mar.7  Dominican Republic  Leaders say Colombia crisis over 2005 Nov.5  Argentina  Americas summit ends without consensus



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2017 Jan.25  Mexico  Mexico: We will not pay for Trump border wall 2012 Aug.16  Ecuador  Ecuador grants asylum to WikiLeaks' Assange



Latin America, Politics Agreement Timeline ... See World Agreement timeline Top ^
2016 Sep.26  Colombia  Colombia peace deal: Historic agreement is signed Aug.24   Cuba   Colombia and Farc rebels sign historic peace agreement
Map of Havana Cuba  The government and the Farc rebel group have signed a historic peace accord, putting an end to more than five decades of conflict Jun.23  Cuba  Colombia Farc: Ceasefire signed to end five decades of war 2009 Oct.29  Honduras  Honduras rivals resolve deadlock 2006 Apr.29  Cuba  Leftist trio seals Americas pact



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2016 Aug.31  Mexico  Trump met Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto Mar.20   Cuba   Barack Obama in Cuba at start of historic visit   President Barack Obama is the first sitting US president to visit since the 1959 revolution, which heralded decades of hostility 2007 Mar.9  Sao Paulo  Bush shrugs off Chavez's taunts



Latin America, Politics Human Rights Timeline ... See World Human Rights timeline Top ^
2010 Jul.7  Cuba  Cuba to release 52 political prisoners 2005 Nov.24   Chile Pinochet charged over dissidents




Latin America, Politics Embassy Timeline ... See World Embassy timeline Top ^
2015 Aug.14   Cuba US flag raised over reopened Cuba embassy in Havana
2010 Jul.22  Venezuela  Venezuela breaks relations with Colombia 2008 Sep.11  Venezuela  Venezuela to expel U.S. ambassador



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2015 Apr.11   Panama Obama and Castro in historic US-Cuba meeting
2010 Aug.10  Colombia  Colombia, Venezuela to restore ties 2003 Sep.14  Mexico  Rich-poor divide derails WTO talks



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2017 Aug.5  Venezuela  Venezuela's chief prosecutor rejects dismissal Jul.12   Brazil Ex-Brazilian President Silva convicted of corruption
  Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was found guilty of corruption and money laundering Wednesday and sentenced to almost 10 years in prison Jun.26   Brazil Brazil's Michel Temer charged with corruption 2016 Aug.31   Brazil   Brazil President Dilma Rousseff removed from office by Senate Map of Brasilia Brazil
  Senate has voted to remove Rousseff from office for manipulating the budget. It puts an end to the 13 years in power of her left-wing Workers' Party
May.12   Brazil   Senate voted to back impeachment trial Map of Brasilia Brazil  Brazil's new interim President Michel Temer has addressed the nation. "Trust in the values of our people and in our ability to rebuild the economy" Apr.3   Panama Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca leak reveals elite's tax havens
  A huge leak of confidential documents has revealed how the rich and powerful use tax havens to hide their wealth
Mar.4   Sao Paulo Brazil Petrobras scandal: Former president Lula questioned
2014 Jun.10  Sao Paulo  Blatter still has burning desire to be FIFA's president Feb.18  Venezuela  Venezuelan opposition leader in custody 2013 May.10   Guatemala Guatemala's Rios Montt found guilty of genocide Feb.18   Venezuela   Venezuela's Chavez finally returns home   President Hugo Chavez announced his return to Venezuela from Cuba early Monday, where he had been undergoing cancer treatment 2012 Dec.30  Cuba  Chavez suffers new complications Jun.23  Paraguay  No warm welcome for Paraguay's new president 2011 Jan.16  Haiti  'Baby Doc' Duvalier back in Haiti 2010 Sep.30   Ecuador Ecuador troops rescue president 2009 Sep.21  Honduras  Zelaya returns to Honduras Jul.24  Honduras  Zelaya shortly crosses border 2008 Feb.24   Cuba Raul Castro named president Feb.19   Cuba Castro resigns as president 2007 Oct.4  Chile  Pinochet family arrested 2006 Nov.28  Cuba  Castro misses birthday ceremony Jul.31   Cuba   Castro hands power to brother  President Fidel Castro was undergoing a surgery and provisionally handed over power to his younger brother Raul 2005 Nov.6  Chile  Fujimori under arrest Jun.9  Bolivia  Rodriguez sworn in as interim president 2004 Feb.29   Haiti Aristide quits, flees Haiti  President resigned and left his embattled nation 'to prevent bloodshed,' according to a statement read by Prime Minister 2002 Aug.7  Colombia  Blasts kill 17 as Uribe takes office



Latin America, Politics Protest Timeline ... See World Protest timeline Top ^
2017 Jul.20   Venezuela   Venezuela deadly clashes as millions join strike   Millions have joined a general strike called by the opposition as pressure mounts to cancel elections for a new constituent assembly May.2  Venezuela  Venezuela crisis: Opposition condemns Maduro move Apr.26   Venezuela Venezuela to withdraw from OAS as deadly protests continue
Mar.31   Paraguay Paraguay congress set on fire amid presidential controversy 2014 Oct.8   Mexico   Mexico missing students: Nationwide protests held   Thousands of people have held protests in cities across Mexico against the disappearance of students in the southern town of Iguala last mon... 2013 Jun.17   Sao Paulo Protests spread throughout Brazil  Tens of thousands of people marched through Sao Paulo, as protests spread over rising transport prices and the cost of staging the World Cup 2008 Dec.9  Rio de Janeiro  Protesters: 9,000 disappeared in 2 years 2006 Jul.8   Mexico Thousands protest election results  Thousands of defiant supporters of leftist Lopez Obrador took to the streets to overturn his narrow defeat



Latin America, Politics LGBT Timeline ... See World LGBT timeline Top ^
2010 Jul.15  Argentina  Argentina legalises gay marriage



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2017 Nov. 25  Cuba  Year after Cuba's Fidel Castro, former president, dies aged 90 2016 Dec.3  Cuba  Crowds pay last respects to Fidel Castro in Santiago Nov.25   Cuba   Cuba's Fidel Castro, former president, dies aged 90
Map of Havana Cuba
  Fidel Castro, Cuba's former president and leader of the Communist revolution, has died aged 90, his brother has said
 Fidel ruled Cuba as a one-party state for almost 50 years before Raul took over in 2008. He was accused of suppressing opposition. There would now be several days of national mourning
2014 Oct.4  Haiti  Former Haiti president Duvalier dies Aug.13   Sao Paulo Brazilian presidential candidate among those killed in plane crash   Eduardo Campos died Wednesday when a small plane carrying him to a campaign stop crashed into a residential neighborhood, state media report... 2013 Mar.5   Venezuela   Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies
  A deeply divided Venezuela is mourning its late leader and preparing to pick a new president to replace him.    Venezuelan officials called for peace and unity after the death, emphasizing in state T...
2006 Dec.10   Chile   General Pinochet dead Map of Santiago Chile  Chilean TV reports: The 91-year-old former military leader Augusto Pinochet has died at a Santiago military hospital



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2016 Apr.17  Brazil  Rousseff loses lower house impeachment vote 2013 Jan.5  Venezuela  Chavez ally elected by assembly 2010 Dec.17  Venezuela  Chavez gets power to govern by decree 2007 Jan.18  Venezuela  Rule by decree passed for Chavez 2006 Dec.1  Mexico  Fracas mars inauguration Sep.1  Mexico  Leftist lawmakers muzzle President Fox 2005 Apr.20  Ecuador  Congress votes out president