BBC News Latin America & Caribbean

RSS feed
1 October 2014 Last updated at 13:21

Kissinger 'considered Cuba strikes'Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger (June 2013)

US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger wanted to "smash Cuba" by air strikes nearly 40 years ago, newly disclosed government documents show.

Rescue workers had been searching for the missing climbers in Chile on 30 September 2014Chile avalanche kills extreme skiers

Extreme skiers Jean-Philippe Auclair and Carl Andreas Fransson have died in an avalanche in southern Chile, officials confirm.

Mexican state police on 3 July 2014  inside a warehouse where a shootout between Mexican soldiers and alleged criminals on the outskirts of the village of San Pedro Limon, in Mexico state, MexicoMexico charges troops with homicide

Mexico's attorney general has charged three soldiers with murder during a shootout with 22 alleged gang members on 30 June.

Other Top Stories

Expert Views

Tim Vickery column

Wyre Davies Article written by Wyre Davies Wyre Davies Rio de Janeiro correspondent

Brazil in narrow presidential race as Silva captures imagination

Presidential candidate Marina Silva is a product of the impoverished Amazon working life - the BBC's Wyre Davies travels to the jungle to understand her beginnings.

Read full article

Special Reports

ship on Panama Canal Panama Direct

A century at the centre of one of the world's most important trade routes

Features & Analysis

Explore the BBC

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.