The highly unusual torrential rains have been caused by a localized version of the hemispherewide condition.
The thing is, a lot of them don't even know it.
What if a US court, after a year, kicked someone like Bernie Sanders off the ballot for a long-ago filing error. Welcome to Peru.
With their election just a month away, many Peruvians are upset that officials are abruptly deciding which candidates they cannot vote for.
Bureaucrats are threatening the legitimacy of the entire presidential contest, furious voters say.
Donald Trump has an unlikely fan in Latin America: Rafael Correa, the leftwing president of Ecuador who just loves sticking it to Washington
'What would most suit Latin America is that Trump wins, because his discourse is so dumb, so basic, that it will provoke a reaction,' Ecuador's president said.
President Evo Morales' bid to remain president for the 20 uninterrupted years failed. Is that a sign that Latin America's leftist "pink tide" is ceasing to flow?
Bolivia's first indigenous president has been hugely popular, but the voters say his time is up. He's not the first leftist to lose power in the region recently.
The increase sounds mind-boggling, but in practice it may make little or no difference.
They may have tried, but the truth just wasn't out there.