Top gang leader killed in Haiti prison escape, hundreds on the run

One of Haiti’s most powerful gang leaders was shot dead by police after escaping from a prison in the capital along with hundreds of other detainees.

27 Feb 2021 - 11:10AM
At least 75 inmates dead in Ecuador prison riots
24 Feb 2021 - 3:26PM
Russia approves third vaccine; Argentina official quits over jabs scandal
20 Feb 2021 - 11:14PM
Brazil passes 10 million virus cases as new strain spreads
19 Feb 2021 - 10:50PM
Nicaragua creates ‘Ministry of Extraterrestrial Space Affairs’
19 Feb 2021 - 10:08AM


Brazil to vaccinate entire town with China’s CoronaVac jab in Covid-19 trial

Ambitious campaign to immunise Serrana’s adult population of 30,000 will help researchers analyse impact of the shots on the badly hit country.

18 Feb 2021 - 7:49AM
Vaccine scandal: Peru says 487 officials got early Chinese shots
16 Feb 2021 - 5:06PM
China played key role in spreading Covid-19 conspiracies, investigation finds
16 Feb 2021 - 12:01AM
Peru ministers resign, ex-president defends secret vaccination
15 Feb 2021 - 5:00PM
Mexico president refuses face mask after Covid-19 recovery
9 Feb 2021 - 1:43PM
Haiti’s president says murder and coup plot thwarted
8 Feb 2021 - 10:18PM
Police shooting of juggler sets off fiery protests in southern Chile
7 Feb 2021 - 4:24AM
Coronavirus: US halts plan to give vaccine to Guantanamo Bay prisoners
31 Jan 2021 - 6:59AM
Race to dig graves in Brazil’s virus-hit ‘Gateway to Amazon’
28 Jan 2021 - 10:31PM
World coronavirus cases hit 100 million, doubling under 3 months
27 Jan 2021 - 11:02PM
Brazil’s Bolsonaro thanks China for fast-tracking Covid-19 vaccine supplies
26 Jan 2021 - 7:06AM
Mexico’s President Lopez Obrador has Covid-19
25 Jan 2021 - 11:11AM
Four players, president of Brazilian football club killed in plane crash
25 Jan 2021 - 8:50AM
Brazil’s indigenous leaders to sue Bolsonaro for ‘crimes against humanity’
24 Jan 2021 - 8:34PM
Coronavirus: Peru doctors on hunger strike over working conditions
21 Jan 2021 - 7:42AM