BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

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Quino, creator of Mafalda comic character, dies aged 88

Cartoonist Joaquín Salvador Lavado, better known as Quino, has died in his native Argentina.

Colombian fishermen rescue 94 Haitian migrants adrift at sea

Fishermen spot the migrants' boat adrift in the Caribbean sea and tow it to safety.

Venezuela crisis: Anger over shortages triggers protests

Venezuelans tired of queuing for days for petrol have taken to the streets in dozens of states.

Brazil judge stymies plan to revoke mangrove protection

Environmentalists feared fragile coastal ecosystems would be destroyed by redevelopment.

Rodrigo Tovar Pupo: Colombia arrests deported AUC ex-leader 'Jorge 40'

Rodrigo Tovar Pupo, alias Jorge 40, was deported from the US after serving 12 years for drug crimes.

Anger as Brazil revokes mangrove protection regulations

Environmental groups have called the move to revoke regulations that protect mangroves a "crime".

Coronavirus: Global Covid-19 death toll passes one million

UN chief António Guterres calls it "an agonising milestone" as the fight to stem the virus continues.

Olimpia president banned from football for life

The president of Paraguayan club Olimpia receives a life ban from football after being found guilty of match manipulation.

France racism: Paris to commemorate slave rebellion figure

A statue will honour Solitude, a black woman involved in a 1802 uprising in the French West Indies.

Gabriel Jesus: Manchester City forward ruled out for at least three weeks

Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus has been ruled out of action for at least three weeks.

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