8 ministries, 30 departments have been cut in a shakeup that will slash ministers' pay
Brazilian lawmaker Eduardo Cunha is alleged to have taken at least US$5 million in bribes as part of a sprawling kickbacks scheme centred on state oil company Petrobras
President Nicolas Maduro said that Venezuela and Guyana would return their ambassadors to their respective mission in the coming hours.
Santos said on Tuesday that a deal on justice will not please everyone, but that it will be positive in the long-term.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff as well as left wing activists have denounced the appointment of the new Israeli ambassador, Dani Dayan, a former activist for promotion of settlements in the West Bank.
More than 9,000 people have been left homeless by September 16 earthquake.í
President Barack Obama welcomed José Ramón Cabañas, who has been officially named as Cuba's ambassador in the U.S. for the first time in over 54 years
After months of trying to shore up Brazil's public finances, President Dilma Rousseff faces political and business pressure to ease up on austerity measures.
Otto Pérez Molina has been sent to prison as Guatemala awaits final election results
Several South American countries ready to open their doors to people fleeing war in Syria
President Otto Perez Molina is at the top level in the hierarchy of a criminal network that defrauded the state of an estimated $120 million in customs revenue.
Tensions over border crisis between Colombia and Venezuela that have left three soldiers and thousands of Colombians expelled from Venezuela have threatened peace talks.
'This report shows that there are still practices to expose, systems to reveal, and questions to be answered,' says privacy watchdog
As part of austerity reforms the government is to cut 10 of Brazil's 39 ministries in drive to cut costs and improve efficiency
An agreemtn on the financial regime for the states parties to the arms trade treaty is to be agreed upon during the first conference.
Guatemala’s public prosecutor’s office accuses Guatemalan President Molina and his ex vice president Baldetti of being involved in a corruption scandal
Regional officials said three soldiers and a civilian were wounded in the attack that took place in Tachira state. One soldier was seriously hurt.
The soldiers were "detained by community members" in the province of Tungurahua, where indigenous Ecuadorans have been protesting against the government for the past week-
FARC guerrillas announce extension of their cease-fire amid accusations government continues to bomb their positions
Colombia rebels have said that a ceasefire will be honored as long as the government ceased air raids on their bases
Petrobras will be penalised with a record amount of at least $1.6 bn to settle the corruption scandal surrounding the bid rigging.