Simeon Tegel is a British journalist based in Lima, Peru, and covering Latin America. Visit his website at simeontegel.com.
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30 September 2014 06:33 PM
100 per cent humidity and 10,000ft altitude had hampered attempts to get Cecilio Tercero López to safety sooner
11 September 2014 10:17 PM
'People are dying from bad food, not a lack of food' says President
17 December 2013 06:30 PM
Guilty pair Melissa Reid and Michaella McCollum could apply to serve their sentences here
28 October 2013 05:51 PM
3D model shows that illegal gold mining is wiping out a global biodiversity hotspot
18 October 2013 06:15 PM
As the US pressures Lima to halt Andean drug production, Simeon Tegel talks to the farmers for whom it is life
Mexico lines up tax reform with leftist lean: President Enrique Peña Nieto raises income tax but not VAT in latest shake-up
10 September 2013 06:52 PM
Plan aims to broaden the abysmally low tax base and root out corruption in public spending
'I want to dig a deep hole and bury myself again': Chilean miners stunned by decision not to prosecute over accident
02 August 2013 07:29 PM
The decision that no one will face charges over the mining accident in Chile that left 33 men underground for 69 days has left many speechless
The world’s biggest drug dealer: Uruguay’s move towards legalising marijuana hailed as ground-breaking - but will other South American nations follow suit?
01 August 2013 08:19 PM
Uruguay has taken a momentous step towards becoming the first country in the world to create a legal, national market for cannabis after the lower chamber of its Congress voted in favour of the groundbreaking plan.
01 May 2013 06:34 PM
Law targets business magnate’s near monopoly of country’s phone market
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
- 1 Kylie Jenner challenge: Bizarre lip suction device inspired by Kardashian sister goes viral
- 2 Rarest Beanie Baby bought for just £10 at car boot sale could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Katie Hopkins and The Sun editor are reported to police for incitement to racial hatred following migrant boat column
- 4 Bruce Forsyth backs assisted dying campaign: 'If I had Alzheimer's or dementia I would do something about it'
- 5 Giorgio Armani criticises the way some gay men dress saying 'a man has to be a man'