At least eight people have been killed, and more than 40 others injured, after a street vendor’s gas canister exploded during a festival in Bolivia.
At least 12 people were killed, and a further six were injured, following looting and violence overnight, in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas.
At least 154 people have been killed, and many more are injured, after a series of landslides, following hours of heavy rain, struck southwest Colombia.
A very large South Korean cargo ship with 24 people on board has reportedly gone missing in the South Atlantic, off the coast of South America, having recently departed from Brazil.
At least one protester has been killed, and several others injured, following ongoing protests against presidential re-election in Paraguay, in which the Paraguayan Congress was stormed and the building set alight.
At least 13 people have been killed, and more than a dozen otehrs were injured, following a crash between two buses in Argentina.
At least 30 people, many believed to have been police officers, have been injured in an explosion in the Colombian capital Bogota.
At least 19 people have been killed, after a bus crashed, with the vehicle flipping over, on a remote mountain road in Argentina.
At least two workers have been killed, and another injured, after a tunnel caved in at a gold and silver mine, in southern Peru.
At least 10 prisoners have reportedly been killed, following fighting between rival gangs during a riot in a prison, in northeastern Brazil.