Mexico earlier this week auctioned two of 14 blocks in a crucial oil and gas tender. The two winners are backed by New York financiers.
Brazil's corruption-fueled political crisis ramped up Thursday when prosecutors announced a probe into possible influence peddling by former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman escaped from a maximum security prison through a 1.5km tunnel that led to a building outside the prison
The rate of Muslims converting to Panama is growing rapidly, with Panama being the city with the largest Muslim population in Central America.
Colombian rebels have called for a ceasefire which can hopefully provide a boost to peace talks
Uruguay settles $400 mln Venezuela oil debt at 35 pct discount
Venezuela recalls ambassador to Guyana for consultations amid an escalating row over oil exploration in a disputed offshore territory.
Brazil has unveiled the new Olympic torch and 12,000 torchbearers will carry flame along 20,000-kilometer route around Brazil
Two explosions, that took place outside the offices of the Porvenir pension fund management company, rocked Colombia's capital on Thursday, injuring at least eight people.
Latino Muslims are considered to be one of the fastest growing segments of Islam in the U.S., according to PBS.
Venezuela one of the most anti-US governments in Latin American and the US have taken steps to improve their relationship.
Fernandez, whose allies will seek to strengthen their control of Congress in the October general election, may run for president again in 2019.
The ruling candidate who initially was questioned over his loyalty is now leading the polls.
The governor of Puerto Rico said he need to pull the island out of debt and has said that his island will not be able to pay its $72 billion debt
With more than 14,000 people having crossed the border from the Dominican Republic, the Haitian Prime Minister has warned of a humanitarian crisis.
More than 25,000 people have marched in Honduras demanding the resignation of the president.
Chilean students were back in protests after government failed to deliver university reform
Unemployment at highest level since start of Rousseff's presidency
Rights group says soldiers killed homeless, poor to increase military kill count of gurellia casulaties
Brazil has one of the most populated Catholic countries in the world,
Country's top prosecutor preparing biggest-ever legal action against Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).