Simeon Tegel is a British journalist based in Lima, Peru, and covering Latin America. Visit his website at simeontegel.com.
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.
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
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