Simeon Tegel is a British journalist based in Lima, Peru, and covering Latin America. Visit his website at simeontegel.com.
18 October 2012 11:11 AM
Hanging on by my fingernails half-way up a 100ft cliff, this is not the place to be running out of breath. With almost infinite virgin routes, fingertip-shredding volcanic rock, the “Forest of Rocks” at Huayllay, in Peru's central region of Cerro de Pasco, is a rock-climber's paradise.
17 October 2012 08:00 AM
Behind the ailing Socialist President is a likely successor who is even more anti-American
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.
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith 'should resign over disability benefit death figures', says Jeremy Corbyn
Iain Duncan Smith calls for urgent ESA overhaul as part of drive to cut down welfare costs
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