A deputy interior minister has reportedly been killed, after being kidnapped and beaten to death by protesting miners, in Bolivia.
At least one more person has been killed, during looting and food riots, in Venezuela, bring the death toll of the violence to four.
At least three people have been killed, following a wave of looting and food protests, in Venezuela, in the last week.
At least one person has been killed, and dozens are feared injured, following two earthquakes, in Ecuador.
An earthquake, measuring magnitude 6.0, has struck off the coast of Ecuador, less than a week after a major quake killed over 500 people in the country.
An earthquake, measuring magnitude 6.2, has struck off the coast of Ecuador, just days after an earthquake killed at least 480 people in the country.
The death toll for a major earthquake, measuring magnitude 7.8, has risen to 233 people, President Rafael Correa said in a statement.
At least 77 people have been killed, and hundreds more injured, following an earthquake, measuring magnitude 7.8, in Ecuador.
At least five people have died, and another five remain in a critical condition, after attending a music festival in Argentina.
At least 23 people have been killed, and a further 30 injured, after their bus crashed over a ravine, into a river, in Peru.