Simeon Tegel is a British journalist based in Lima, Peru, and covering Latin America. Visit his website at simeontegel.com.
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
22 June 2012 09:03 AM
Law allowing state to sell cannabis could be adopted across Latin America in defiance of US
04 June 2012 12:00 AM
Exhausted by the war on drugs, the country is on the verge of electing the PRI, a party notorious for its autocratic, corruption-plagued rule. Simeon Tegel reports from Mexico City
30 April 2012 12:00 AM
When the conquistadors brought bullfighting to Mexico more than 500 years ago, few could have foreseen how popular it would become.
14 April 2012 12:00 AM
Shining Path terrorists have killed a police captain as she took part in an attempt to rescue dozens of hostages seized by the rebels earlier this week.
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