Colombia’s President Ivan Duque has started a national conversation with different sectors of society to try to end long-running demonstrations. Peaceful marches took place in Bogota and Medellin, while roadblocks across the country slowed food deliveries, causing some prices to…

A second trial has started in Argentina over the systematic sexual abuse of deaf children at an institute run by the Roman Catholic Church. Two priests and a gardener have already been sentenced, now two nuns and seven other female…

Argentina’s hospitals are overflowing with COVID-19 patients, forcing the government of President Alberto Fernandez to extend movement curbs. Infections in the country have gone past the three million mark but few people have been vaccinated. Al Jazeera’s Daniel Schweimler reports…

Brazil’s Senate has opened an inquiry into President Jair Bolsonaro’s government handling of the pandemic as the country reports nearly 400,000 deaths from coronavirus this week. Bolsonaro has repeatedly downplayed COVID-19’s seriousness, railed against lockdowns and presided over an inept…