October 24, 2014
Latin America >
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has a clear lead of between 6 and 8 percentage points over her challenger Aecio Neves ahead of Sunday's presidential election runoff, two polls have shown.
A Mexican mayor and his wife were "probable masterminds" behind the disappearance of 43 student teachers last month in the restive southwest, the country's attorney general said today.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that the South American country would avoid more borrowing on international markets due to rising costs as a result of worsening credit risk perceptions.
Dilma Rousseff pulled ahead again in a new poll ahead of Brazil's presidential election and she appears to be the favourite to win Sunday's runoff although the vote is still too close to call.
A plane carrying some 50 Cuban doctors and nurses has arrived in Liberia to help treat victims of Ebola in the West African country, where a US military mission is also deploying to fight the deadly virus.