1 Spanish journalist, 2 Colombians being held by the ELN in Colombia
With hospitals falling apart and a severe food shortage crisis, the President has brought into effect a decree to last for 60 days
The Argentinian ex-President Cristina Kirchner has been accused of manipulating the Central Bank and has been indicted on charges of fraud.
In first foreign ministers’ meeting in 14 years, Britain has said that it will not hand over disputed islands
Brazilian Senate votes 55 to 22 in favor of opening a trial against the embattled president
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has vowed to serve out her full term
UN calls for $73 million to aid 350,000 residents
WhatsApp asked for reconsideration of ruling that saw the blocking of the app across Brazil
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
‘We could have a referendum this year,’ opposition leader says
‘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