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2018-04-19 Raúl Castro hands over power to Miguel Díaz-Canel Havana, Cuba
2. 2018-04-07 Lula surrenders to police Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo
3. 2018-02-22 Argentina foils diplomatic luggage cocaine plot Argentina
4. 2018-02-19 Ex-President Fujimori ordered to stand trial again Peru
5. 2018-02-18 Oxfam Haiti scandal: Suspects 'threatened' witnesses Haiti
G. 2018-02-08 Colombian students in miniskirt protest against sexism Pontifical Bolivarian University, Medellín, Colombia
H. 2018-01-20 Deadly violence over disputed Honduras election result Saba, Honduras
I. 2018-01-15 Pope Francis in Chile at start of Latin America visit Santiago, Chile
9. 2017-12-25 New clashes after Fujimori is pardoned Peru

Recent Summary.     Click for More >   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 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
Raúl Castro hands over power to Miguel Díaz-Canel   Miguel Díaz-Canel has been sworn in as Cuba's new president, replacing Raúl Castro who took over from his ailing brother Fidel in 2006 Lula surrenders to police Venezuela claims 41.5% turnout in violent constituent assembly vote Ex-Brazilian President Silva convicted of corruption   Cuba's Fidel Castro, former president, dies aged 90 Map of Havana Cuba
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Apr. 19   Cuba
  Miguel Díaz-Canel has been sworn in as Cuba's new president, replacing Raúl Castro who took over from his ailing brother Fidel in 2006.    Díaz-Canel had been servi...
Apr.7   Sao Paulo Lula surrenders to police Map of Sao Bernardo do Campo Brazil  Brazil's former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is starting a 12-year sentence for corruption after surrendering to police

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Feb.18  Haiti  Oxfam Haiti scandal: Suspects 'threatened' witnesses

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Dec.10  Venezuela  Venezuela opposition banned from running in election Aug.5  Venezuela  Venezuela's chief prosecutor rejects dismissal Jul.30   Venezuela Venezuela claims 41.5% turnout in violent constituent assembly vote
  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
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 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   Paraguay Paraguay congress set on fire amid presidential controversy
  Venezuela Venezuela's court move breaks law, Maduro ally says

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Nov.25   Cuba   Cuba's Fidel Castro, former president, dies aged 90
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  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
Oct.2   Colombia Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal Sep.26  Colombia  Colombia peace deal: Historic agreement is signed 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 Jun.23  Cuba  Colombia Farc: Ceasefire signed to end five decades of war Jun.5  Peru  Center-right economist narrowly ahead in Peru election May.12   Brazil   Senate voted to back impeachment trial   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 e... 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
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 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

year 2014 Top ^

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

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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

year 2012 Top ^

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 May.12  Cuba  Cuba opens up for Carter Apr.14  Venezuela  Chavez returns to power

year 2000 Top ^

Jul.2  Mexico  Vicente Fox elected president


Venezuela claims 41.5% turnout in violent constituent assembly vote  The opposition coalition said 88% of voters abstained and it refused to recognise the election Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal Venezuela opposition wins majority in National Assembly 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%   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 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   Chavez wins Venezuela election  President Hugo Chavez has won a fourth term in office, after opposition leader Henrique Capriles admitted defeat Santos wins election Billionaire Pinera wins presidential election Chavez wins by wide margin Ortega wins presidency President Lula re-elected Bachelet wins presidency Recall vote: Chavez claims victory Leftist Lula wins presidency by landslide Deal reached at UN climate talks Pope tells Trump building walls ‘not Christian’ on way back to Vatican Cuba: Pope Francis celebrates Mass before thousands Venezuela's court move breaks law, Maduro ally says Brazil judge blocks Lula appointment to government   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   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 Pinochet charged over dissidents US flag raised over reopened Cuba embassy in Havana Obama and Castro in historic US-Cuba meeting Raúl Castro hands over power to Miguel Díaz-Canel Map of Havana Cuba




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2018
Feb.18  Haiti  Oxfam Haiti scandal: Suspects 'threatened' witnesses




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2017
Dec.10  Venezuela  Venezuela opposition banned from running in election
Jul.30   Venezuela
2016
Oct.2   Colombia
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
Nov.22   Argentina
2014
Oct.26   Brazil
Oct.12  Bolivia  Morales claims Bolivia election win
Oct.5  Brazil  Rousseff set to face Brazil run-off
2013
Apr.14   Venezuela
Mar.11  Falklands  Falklands vote to stay UK territory
2012
Oct.7   Venezuela
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
May.30  Colombia  Ex-Minister Santos leads in vote
Jan.17   Chile
2007
Dec.2  Venezuela  Voters reject Chavez's referendum
Oct.28  Argentina  Fernandez claims victory
2006
Dec.3   Venezuela
Nov.26  Ecuador  Correa claims victory
Nov.7   Nicaragua
Oct.29   Brazil
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
2005
Dec.18  Bolivia  Leftist Morales poised to lead
2004
Aug.16   Venezuela
2002
Oct.27   Brazil
2000
Jul.2  Mexico  Vicente Fox elected president




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2014
Dec.14   Peru
2010
Dec.11  Mexico  Climate summit agree on deal




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2016
Feb.18   Mexico
Feb.12  Cuba  Pope Francis holds historic talks with Russian Orthodox Patriarch
2015
Sep.20   Cuba




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2017
Jun.9  Brazil  Brazil's Temer gets big victory in electoral court ruling
Mar.31   Venezuela
2016
Mar.17   Brazil
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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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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2012
Aug.16  Ecuador  Ecuador grants asylum to WikiLeaks' Assange




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2016
Sep.26  Colombia  Colombia peace deal: Historic agreement is signed
Aug.24   Cuba
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
2007
Mar.9  Sao Paulo  Bush shrugs off Chavez's taunts
2002
May.12  Cuba  Cuba opens up for Carter




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2010
Jul.7  Cuba  Cuba to release 52 political prisoners
2005
Nov.24   Chile




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2015
Aug.14   Cuba
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
2010
Aug.10  Colombia  Colombia, Venezuela to restore ties
2003
Sep.14  Mexico  Rich-poor divide derails WTO talks




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2018
Apr. 19   Cuba
  Miguel Díaz-Canel has been sworn in as Cuba's new president, replacing Raúl Castro who took over from his ailing brother Fidel in 2006.    Díaz-Canel had been servi...
Apr.7   Sao Paulo Lula surrenders to police
Map of Sao Bernardo do Campo Brazil  Brazil's former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is starting a 12-year sentence for corruption after surrendering to police 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   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 e... 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 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 Apr.14  Venezuela  Chavez returns to power



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2017 Jul.20   Venezuela Venezuela deadly clashes as millions join strike
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



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2010 Jul.15  Argentina  Argentina legalises gay marriage



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2016 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