19:59 UK time, Wednesday, 9 April 2014
The BBC's Wyre Davies reports from Venezuela on the continuing divisions between government supporters and opponents even as the two sides agree to hold talks.
Colombia announces its own ceremony to honour author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who was cremated in Mexico, where he lived for more than 30 years.
Residents of a poor community near Rio de Janeiro torch vehicles in protest at the deaths of two young men in incidents involving the police.
A Brazilian second division football game is abandoned after 16 minutes, with one team saying they now have a court order to play in the top division.
Puerto Rican salsa singer and composer Cheo Feliciano dies in a car crash in his native island aged 78.
Reporting Ecuador by going beyond the headlines
Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez whose vibrant prose conveyed an overflowing imagination
Why budget buttock ops can be bad for your health
Easter Island struggles to cope with tourist influx
Peru prisoners mark Holy Week with Lloyd Webber musical
Colombia's Casanare region ill-prepared for drought
Cubans battle with Communist island's internet restrictions
Chile firefighters battle to control a huge fire in Valparaiso
Strange road markings in Sao Paulo baffle drivers
Brazilian man sells tattoo advertising space on his forehead
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