A UN expert has called on the government of El Salvador to develop and implement a wide range of initiatives to protect the victims of modern forms of slavery
The ELN guerrilla group has attacked infrastructure and have continued to take hostages
In first official visit to Colombia, British Foreign Secretary Hammond emphasizes UK support for country's peace process
‘These funds are a first glimpse of the needs that we have seen in the early days,’ says UN official in Ecuador
The WHO has issued a warning saying that the virus knows no borders and that there is a potential for a marked increase in infections
Death toll rises to 654, at least 16,601 wounded
Another raid was carried out on a storage property linked to the Panama Papers scandal.
Tensions between Guatemala and Belize over a border dispute have risen sharply after a shooting incident in which a Guatemalan teenager died.
Latin America sent three quarters of the world's rescuers to Ecuador, Europe the second-highest amount, and the United States zero.
President Correa says reconstruction will take years
Brazil's lower house has voted for Dilma Rousseff's impeachment
'At this moment, the number of confirmed deaths reaches 77,' the country's vice president says
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is fighting for survival and tomorrow debates will come to a head when the lower house votes whether to impeach the President.
Stranded Cubans are demanding borders open for them in Panama in order to reach the US
Secret agents including those from the CIA as well as a former Saudi intelligence chief “have made wide use” of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca
Congressional committee has voted 38-27 to recommend impeaching President Dilma Rousseff
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro, 89, made a rare appearance outside his home on Thursday, visiting a school to mark the birthday of a late revolutionary heroine.
Honduran authorities say an Italian-Argentine man suspected of running a Mexican drug cartel's local finances has been arrested in the Central American nation.
Supporters have rallied to save Brazil’s President Rousseff from impeachment
France’s Total SA has begun drilling one of its most important offshore exploration wells in the Americas this year as it hunts for a giant oil field in Uruguayan waters.
'For the first time we have the possibility of achieving a total peace' says one observer group