Obama's two-day visit coincides with the 40th anniversary of a right-wing military coup, which the US government condoned and which ushered in the dictatorship. During his visit, Barack Obama even had a go at tango - with a pro, at a state dinner.
In a surprising escalation of tensions over an ongoing political crisis, Trump has raised the prospect of military action in Venezuela. The Pentagon has said the White House has not issued any orders to the military.
Argentina's new centre-right government is returning to global bond markets. Investors are keen to buy its high-interest bonds - but the country has been a serial defaulter in the past. What makes this time different?
So much for the end of free trade. The United States isn't calling the shots in Peru - China is. With the looming change of power in Washington, Beijing is stepping into the fold.
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