Simeon Tegel is a British journalist based in Lima, Peru, and covering Latin America. Visit his website at simeontegel.com.
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.
13 April 2012 12:00 AM
Terrorist group kidnaps 40 workers less than a week after Peru's President said it had been 'totally defeated'
12 April 2012 12:00 AM
Peru was celebrating yesterday after the rescue of nine trapped miners whose lives had hung in the balance for six days as oxygen was pumped to them through a hose.
28 March 2012 12:00 AM
A deadly riot in Mexico and an inferno in Honduras have turned the searchlight on conditions in Latin America's overcrowded and anarchic prisons. Simeon Tegel spends a day behind bars in Peru
30 January 2012 10:00 AM
Few opposed Argentina's military dictatorship as effectively as the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, with their lonely, dignified vigils in Buenos Aires' main square for their children "disappeared" by the junta. But now the group, whose moral authority in the country was virtually saintly, has become embroiled in a corruption scandal that threatens to tarnish its reputation for good.
30 January 2012 12:00 AM
Parents leading a campaign for Argentina's 'Disappeared' have been hit by a huge corruption scandal. Simeon Tegel reports
16 December 2011 12:00 AM
The fact he said it in the heat of battle against United could undermine his claim
08 December 2011 12:00 AM
An investigation into whether Alberto Fujimori's government carried out mass forced sterilisations in the 1990s has been reopened
18 November 2011 12:00 AM
North Face millionaire environmentalist fights to set up vast wetlands park in Argentina
14 November 2011 10:00 AM
Heavily armed police and soldiers moved into Rio de Janeiro's largest slum early yesterday in an operation that officials claimed was a sig- nificant victory in the battle to rid the capital city of its ruthless drug gangs.
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Ashya King: Parents of five-year-old boy refused permission to visit him in hospital and denied bail at Spanish court
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
When elitism grips the top of British society to this extent, there is only one answer: abolish private schools
Ashya King: 'Cruel NHS has not given us the treatment we need', says father of five-year-old with brain tumour who fled to Spain
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