The final television debate between Brazil’s presidential candidates was marked by heated exchanges focused on corruption allegations.
Tabare Vazquez is projected to win but a runoff looms against conservative Lacalle Pou
Guards opened fire on inmates at the Najayo jail in San Cristobal after the prison was attacked by armed men
Signaling a possible shift in the peace negotiations, new FARC guerrillas have arrived in Cuba.
Natives must gain control of titles to stave off deforestation and reduce illegal logging, activists say.
In Brazil's tightest election in decades, the leftist incumbent's aggressive campaign against pro-business senator Neves has succeeded in bolstering her support
The government has in recent months undertaken a huge crackdown on smuggling, including closing the border at night and arresting 1,266 people.
IFRC said some 571,710 people were affected by the drought in Honduras, which had left them in danger of hunger due to dying crops, higher food prices and less work for agricultural day laborers.
Thousands marched in Iguala to protest the disappearance of the teachers in training. After the march, masked men set fire to the municipal offices with Molotov cocktails and smashed the windows.
Judge Marianela Cifuentes ordered Labbe's arrest and decided to prosecute him for unlawful association as a member of Pinochet's notorious DINA secret police
Colombia’s two guerrilla groups have met to coordinate concurrent peace dialogues.
Authorities had confiscated weapons belonging to local police in 12 Guerrero towns and one municipality in the central state of Mexico
Many hardline opposition protesters are tired or demoralized, while moderates feel demonstrations are a nuisance that fuel accusations they are coup-mongerers.
While damage was believed to widespread, authorities were unable to immediately get into the streets to assess the full extent
Authorities have arrested dozens of police, who are believed to have links to a gang called Guerreros Unidos
Other countries, including Colombia, Guyana and the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, have also begun denying entry to travelers who recently visited the Ebola-affected nations
Venezuela's President accused a Colombian paramilitary group of being behind the double murder of an up and coming lawmaker and says other attempts on top officials have recently been thwarted.
The latest poll ahead of the second round of Brazil's presidential elections shows "technical tie" between President Dilma Rousseff and Aécio Neves.
Two men under observation as Health Ministry invokes travel restrictions.
A Brazil prison riot that saw more than a dozen guards held hostage, ended after a number of conditions were met, including the transfer of some inmates
Dilma Rousseff and Aécio Neves argue over corruption and the economy in first televised debate ahead of second round of presidential elections