Peruvian Prime Minister Ana Jara is sacked by Congress over allegations that the country's spy agency gathered information on thousands of Peruvians.
Residents of Buenos Aires woke up to empty streets on Tuesday as a one-day strike by transportation workers began.
The number of people killed in flash floods in northern Chile rises to 17 while the search continues for 20 people still missing.
Selena's new life on social media
The Bolivian women knitting a high-tech medical device
Yearning for San Francisco from Mexico's Yucatan
World Cup's expensive legacy in Brazil as stadium lie empty
Antigua sees revival of natural remedies
Tensions remain six months after Mexico students vanished