12:06 UK time, Monday, 9 December 2013
The BBC's Wyre Davies reports on the last Volkswagen Kombi camper van to roll off the production line in Brazil, almost 60 years after it became iconic for its simple design and functional performance.
The Mexican Congress approves legislation that opens the oil and gas sector to foreign investment for the first time in 75 years, despite protests from opposition lawmakers.
Reporting Ecuador by going beyond the headlines
Compare countries' performances at World Cup finals tournaments since 1930
Why Uruguay is legalising its marijuana market
Troops in Brazil's Amazon region compain about conditions
The man who changed the lives of three million children
Should men fear Brazil's hottest app?
Why Venezuela's local polls are crucial for opposition
Why drug lord Pablo Escobar still elicits a range of emotions
Manmade wonders pale in comparison to these eight rare phenomena
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