Latin America

Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil's presidential election
Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil's presidential election

Far-right Bolsonaro has 55.5 percent of votes; leftist Fernando Haddad gets 44.5 percent

Migrant caravan resumes trek to US-Mexico border
Migrant caravan resumes trek to US-Mexico border

The migrants, who have drawn near-daily Twitter tirades from US President Donald Trump, walked and hitched rides from the town of Huixtla, in southern Mexico, to Mapastepec, some 60 kilometers (40 miles) away.

Hurricane Willa slams Mexico's Pacific coast
Hurricane Willa slams Mexico's Pacific coast
Peru court to decide on long Keiko Fujimori detention
Peru court to decide on long Keiko Fujimori detention
Mexico to ask UN for help with migrant caravan
Mexico to ask UN for help with migrant caravan
Ex-Bolivian president Mesa launches 2019 election bid
Ex-Bolivian president Mesa launches 2019 election bid

Analysts believe 65-year-old Mesa, a historian and journalist who previously governed Bolivia between 2003 and 2005, is the only hope of uniting the whole opposition against Morales.

Argentina receives the largest loan in history from IMF
Argentina receives the largest loan in history from IMF

Argentina becomes the country that gets the largest loan ever in the history of the International Monetary Fund, with the intention of rescuing the country's troubled finances. It is about $ 57.1 billion, to be disbursed over the next three years.

Colombian guerrillas want peace talks before suspending fight
Colombian guerrillas want peace talks before suspending fight