Latin America

Argentina missing submarine: Concern grows after two false alarms

The search steps up again as weather improves near where the Argentine boat vanished last week. BBC News – Latin America & Caribbean

Latin America

Argentina navy: Missing sub ‘had called to report breakdown’

The Argentine navy boat vanished off the coast last Wednesday and no trace has been found. BBC News – Latin America & Caribbean

Latin America

Argentina missing submarine: Search hampered by bad weather

Rescuers face “very difficult” conditions in the hunt for an Argentine submarine with 44 crew on board. BBC News – Latin America & Caribbean

Latin America

Singapore welcomes rare blue macaw parrots

Singapore and Brazil are working together to bring two blue macaw species back from near-extinction. BBC News – Latin America & Caribbean

Latin America

Peru: President Kuczynski denies Odebrecht bribe allegations

In a televised statement, he rejects claims that the construction company hired him as a consultant. BBC News – Latin America & Caribbean

Latin America

Mercedes F1 team robbed at gunpoint

Lewis Hamilton says Formula 1 ‘needs to do more’ after members of his Mercedes team were robbed at gunpoint in Sao Paulo on Friday night. BBC News – Latin America & Caribbean

Latin America

Bolivia rally urges Evo Morales’ fourth term

Thousands in La Paz call for constitutional changes to allow the president to stand again in 2019. BBC News – Latin America & Caribbean

Latin America

Argentina begins funerals for NY victims

Relatives and friends pay their respects to the men killed in US truck attack. BBC News – Latin America & Caribbean

Latin America

Venezuela opposition politician Freddy Guevara seeks refuge

Opposition politician Freddy Guevara flees to the Chilean ambassador’s residence in Caracas. BBC News – Latin America & Caribbean

Latin America

Fugitive Pinochet agent detained in Chile drugs raid

He was sentenced to six years in jail for killing two dissidents during Chile’s military regime. BBC News – Latin America & Caribbean