Simeon Tegel is a British journalist based in Lima, Peru, and covering Latin America. Visit his website at simeontegel.com.
09 October 2012 12:00 AM
Venezuelans re-elect 'el Comandante' despite country's crippled economy and spiralling murder rate
05 October 2012 12:00 AM
He has survived cancer and a coup attempt in 14 years as Venezuela's President, but 'el Comandante' may be about to lose power in Sunday's vote
28 September 2012 12:00 AM
Mexico's navy has captured of one of the country's most-wanted druglords, Iván Velázquez Caballero, alias "El Talibán", a leader of the ultra-violent Zetas cartel.
18 September 2012 12:00 AM
Rising sea levels and deforestation have destroyed the mangrove crops that villagers depend on to survive
10 September 2012 12:00 AM
07 September 2012 12:00 AM
Fears of new 'banana republic' as US firm signs Honduras deal
Ecuador rejects Belarus' extradition request of former police inspector Aliaksandr Barankov who may have faced the death penalty
30 August 2012 04:45 PM
Ecuador has freed a Belarusian former police inspector who allegedly faced the death penalty in his homeland after uncovering government corruption there.
06 August 2012 11:58 AM
Are they superhumans? Or just genetically blessed? American scientists studying remote communities in the Peruvian Amazon ravaged by vampire bats have found the first evidence of humans immune to rabies.
05 August 2012 03:27 PM
American scientists studying remote communities in the Peruvian Amazon ravaged by vampire bats have found the first evidence of humans immune to rabies.
11 July 2012 12:00 AM
A record drought in northern Mexico has prompted warnings that the region's climate may have changed for good
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Aaron and Melissa Klein: Oregon anti-gay bakers ordered to pay $135,000 after refusing to make cake for same-sex wedding
Andrew Lloyd Webber: Phantom of the Opera writer mocked after issuing a warning about Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon
General election 2015: Labour will toughen hate crimes legislation surrounding Islamophobia
EU exit would hit UK economy much harder than neighbouring countries, study finds
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