Europe and Latin America: Old Friends and New Partners
Pope Francis is set to visit Chile and Peru on his sixth trip to Latin America. In both countries, the Catholic Church is mired in scandals, and the political situation isn't much better. Dario Menor reports from Rome.
Chile has taken a step closer to decriminalizing abortion in some cases. President Michelle Bachelet aims to get the bills passed before elections in November.
Chile's right-leaning opposition has inched ahead in Sunday's local elections, considered a bellwether for next year's presidential poll. The results follow a trend in Latin America of voters moving away from the left.
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