Bogota’s Mayor Petro was reappointed by President Santos after a Superior Tribunal Court of Bogota ruling on Tuesday.
While defenders say it has provided Chile with political stability in its transition to democracy, critics say it has allowed an over-represented right to block reform.
Maduro said businesses will be able to seek loans from the behemoth state-run fund Fonden, a joint Chinese-Venezuela fund
Hagel said the three-day visit will give him an opportunity to focus on relationship-building in a vital area that often receives little attention.
President Morales also announced that the basic salary would go up by 10% in the country, after talks with trade union leaders.
Maduro says protesters, encouraged by the U.S. government and international media, are seeking to topple him as happened to Chavez during a brief coup in 2002
The plane came down in an industrial estate in the municipality of Ramos Arizpe, just north of state capital Saltillo, the Coahuila attorney general's office said in a statement
The magnitude 7.5 quake was centered in the western state of Guerrero, north of the beach resort of Acapulco
4,000 residents and their 30,000 animals have been transferred 20 kilometers away from the area.
Military police in the Brazilian state of Bahia reach a deal to end a two-day strike which was accompanied by a surge in murders, violence crime and theft.
Farmers agree to new strikes over unfulfilled promises to the agricultural sector. Previous actions in August and September last year, paralyzed Colombia by strangling highway traffic and communications about Bogota and another 15 departments.
The number of voters intending to back the left-leaning president for a second four-year term has fallen off just one percentage point since the previous poll in February
Arnoldo Villa Sanchez of the Beltran Leyva cartel was arrested by federal police on Tuesday while traveling in an undisclosed location in the city where he had been holding business meetings
The number of Roman Catholics in Latin America, a historical stronghold, dropped to 67 percent in 2013, from 80 percent in 1995, a survey by Chile-based pollster Latinobarometro showed
Garcia Marquez, who was hospitalized for nine days in Mexico City for dehydration and a lung and urinary infection, has been receiving treatment at his home
Capture in Cali shows cooperation between Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel and Colombia’s guerrilla and paramilitary groups.
A protest to draw attention to the problems with Brazil's health system while the goverment spends public money on World Cup preparations, took place in Sao Paulo on Tuesday evening.
Landlocked Bolivia - which still maintains a navy - took its case to the Hague last year. It is seeking to force its neighbor to give back a Pacific Ocean passage that it lost in an 1880s war won by Chile.
Chileans are grappling with the Andean country's second big disaster in just two weeks after a massive 8.2 magnitude quake slammed northern Chile on April 1
Nairobi Pinto, 32-year-old head of correspondents for private TV station Globovision, was found "safe and sound" in the town of Cua
Valparaiso had become a stench-filled scene of smoke, ash and sirens as residents picked through their gutted properties.