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France and Spain swelter as Cyclone Yakecan wreaks havoc in South America
Analysis: Another week of extremes with peaks pushing 40C in Spain and a rare subtropical cyclone in Uruguay and Brazil

Matt Andrews for MetDesk

21, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The Last Matinee review – carnage in the aisles in cinema-set giallo-style horror
Maximiliano Contenti’s slasher flick attempts to unpick voyeurism but lacks the sophistication of others in the genre

Phil Hoad

05, Dec, 2021 @9:27 AM

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Uruguay accused of squandering early Covid success amid deadly surge
Country has highest death rate in Latin America after centre-right government abandoned social restrictions

Quique Kirszenbaum and Peter Beaumont

24, Jun, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘Pray for Myanmar’: Miss Universe pageant gets political
Thuzar Wint Lwin, in dress of besieged Chin minority, highlights brutal repression since coup in Myanmar

Rebecca Ratcliffe

19, May, 2021 @1:14 PM

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Lionel Messi helps obtain 50,000 Covid vaccines for South American players
Messi sent three autographed tops to the Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac to help the deal brokered by Uruguay’s president Luis Lacalle Pou

Uki Goñi in Buenos Aries

14, Apr, 2021 @6:56 PM

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Granta names world’s best young Spanish-language writers
List celebrating authors under-35 includes Cubans for first time and more authors of colour

Sam Jones in Madrid

07, Apr, 2021 @6:47 PM

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Uruguay players' union calls on FA to overturn Cavani's three-match ban
The Uruguayan players’ union has called on the Football Association to overturn Edinson Cavani’s three-game ban for using the word “negrito”

Ed Aarons

04, Jan, 2021 @3:01 PM

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‘We’re suddenly drowning in people’: Argentinians flock to Uruguay amid pandemic
About 15,000 to 20,000 Argentinians are estimated to have moved to Uruguay since the pandemic began

Uki Goñi

20, Sep, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Operation Condor: the cold war conspiracy that terrorised South America
The long read: During the 1970s and 80s, eight US-backed military dictatorships jointly plotted the cross-border kidnap, torture, rape and murder of hundreds of their political opponents. Now some of the perpetrators are finally facing justice

Giles Tremlett

03, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Linda Cristal obituary
Actor best known for her portrayal of the fiery Victoria Cannon in the American television series The High Chaparral

Anthony Hayward

14, Jul, 2020 @3:40 PM

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Uruguay and Paraguay buck Latin America coronavirus trend
Despite sharing borders with Brazil, small countries can claim victory against virus

Uki Goñi in Buenos Aires and William Costa in Asunción

25, Jun, 2020 @9:00 AM

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As the pandemic cancels flights, Uruguay turns its airport into a drive-in
Entertainment-starved Uruguayans can enjoy a socially distanced movie from their own vehicle with snacks just a WhatsApp away

Uki Goñi in Buenos Aires

29, May, 2020 @8:00 AM

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