Latin America

Mexico: Strong quake kills dozens

The earthquake kills at least 42 people in Morelos state and topples buildings in the capital. BBC News – Latin America & Caribbean

Latin America

Hurricane Maria regains strength after battering Dominica

Maria weakened after pounding the island of Dominica but is now back to category five strength. BBC News – Latin America & Caribbean

Latin America

Brazil President Michel Temer faces more criminal charges

Michel Temer is accused of obstructing justice and leading a criminal group. BBC News – Latin America & Caribbean

Latin America

Brazil corruption scandal: President Temer slams judiciary

His statement came hours before a Supreme Court justice authorised a new probe into the president. BBC News – Latin America & Caribbean

Latin America

Venezuela accuses UN of lying over alleged rights abuses

The Venezuelan Foreign Minister says UN accusations against his country are “without foundation”. BBC News – Latin America & Caribbean

Latin America

Colombian government and ELN rebels agree ceasefire

News of the temporary ceasefire comes just 48 hours before the Pope’s planned arrival in Colombia. BBC News – Latin America & Caribbean

Latin America

Daca: Trump ‘to scrap’ amnesty for young immigrants

The president is set to end the Daca programme but he may still change his mind, sources say. BBC News – Latin America & Caribbean

Latin America

Chile leader sends gay marriage bill to congress

President Michelle Bachelet signs a bill legalising same-sex marriage and adoption by gay couples. BBC News – Latin America & Caribbean

Latin America

Brazil opens vast Amazon reserve to mining

The previously-protected area is bigger than Denmark and is thought to be rich in gold. BBC News – Latin America & Caribbean

Latin America

Venezuela seeks arrest warrant for prosecutor

Luisa Ortega has gone to Brazil and is expected to seek asylum in the US. BBC News – Latin America & Caribbean