Brazil faces its first general strike in two decades as clashes break out in several cities.
The families and supporters of the 43 Mexican students who have been missing since 2014 march in the capital, demanding justice for their loved ones.
NAFTA partners Mexico, Canada and the United States plan to swiftly renegotiate their free trade deal, the White House says.
Caracas says it is quitting the Organization of American States (OAS) over the bloc’s position on the recent unrest in Venezuela.
The violence broke out between rival gangs in Puente Ayala penitentiary in the eastern state of Anzoategui.
Luisa Ortega Diaz has called on government and opposition supporters to refrain from confrontation after a wave of unrest resulted in the deaths of 26 people.
A new bill is being introduced in an attempt to fund the border wall US President Donald Trump had promised to build on the Mexican border.
Police in Parana displayed a haul of dollars and other currencies in plastic bags, as well as a powerful automatic rifle.
A young protester is killed during anti-government protests in Venezuela.
The latest bout of violence occurred on a day of massive anti-government protests staged across the country.
President Maduro calls for local elections, as one of his supporters succumbs to her injuries sustained in rallies, bringing the death toll from the recent unrest to 21.
Thousands of protesters march in silence in several cities in memory of the 20 people killed in three weeks of unrest.
The death toll from protest marches and disturbances gripping Venezuela soars to 20.
Argentina implies that Britain’s exit from the EU may cost London the support of the European bloc over the disputed Malvinas Islands, known in the UK as the Falklands.
Venezuela’s government has claimed that armed gangs, allegedly hired by the opposition, have attacked a maternity hospital.
The EU calls on the government and opposition in Venezuela to do more to de-escalate the violence.
A commentator says the main objective of Venezuela's opposition since it won the 2015 elections has been to overthrow Maduro.
A deluge of rain set off landslides that smashed homes and filled streets with mud in a mountain city in Colombia on Wednesday, killing at least 17 people.
At least two people are killed after clashes erupted during anti-government protests across Venezuela.
The Red Cross says floods and mudslides in central Colombia have left at least 11 people killed and 20 others missing.
The Venezuelan defense chief rejects a call by the opposition to turn on President Maduro ahead of a large anti-government protest.
Javier Duarte, a former Mexican state governor wanted for corruption, was arrested in Guatemala on Saturday.
Argentinian teachers set up a mobile school in protest against the policies of President Mauricio Macri.
The UNSC unanimously voted to end a peacekeeping mission in Haiti in October after over 20 years.
Opposition candidate Guillermo Lasso filed a complaint Wednesday challenging Ecuador election results.
Protests against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro are staged in the country's low-income neighborhoods in the capital and elsewhere.
Brazil’s Supreme Court said in a ruling on Tuesday that 108 people, including eight cabinet minister, would come under investigation in a corruption scandal.
One more protester is killed in anti-government protests, prosecutors say.
Clashes break out between police and protesters in Caracas on the fifth day of violent demonstrations against President Maduro.
The president calls for an investigation against an opposition figure over the accusation that Caracas was using “chemical weapons” against protesters.
A dissident wing of Colombia’s FARC rebels attack a military convey, killing one soldier and injuring three.
The movement behind more than two weeks of social unrest in French Guiana has called for a complete shutdown of the overseas territory from Monday.
Anti-government protesters throw rocks and Molotov cocktails at police, who respond with tear gas and rubber bullets in the capital Caracas.
Venezuelan authorities bar a key opposition leader from public office for 15 years over “administrative irregularities.”
The Colombian government stops search for survivors of floods, which left at least 314 dead and 106 missing in the southern city of Mocoa.
Argentinean police clash with protesters in the capital, Buenos Aires, amid a general strike that has brought the country to a standstill.
Workers have vowed a general strike in recession-hit Argentina to pressure the president over the economic woes in the country.
Debates began on a motion at the opposition-controlled parliament in Venezuela on Wednesday to dismiss Supreme Court judges who had earlier voted to annul the legislature
The government is planning to boost its revenues from the sale of its light weapons amid a severe economic crisis.
Over 330 people were injured in landslides that buried the Colombian town of Mocoa after flooding caused by days of torrential rains.
Police and protesters clash during an opposition rally in Venezuela’s cap[ital of Caracas.
Mexico says a new free trade deal with the European Union is of "paramount" importance for the country.
Lawmakers at Paraguay’s lower house postpone a vote on a law allowing the president to be reelected following violent public protests.
Supporters of Ecuador’s opposition leader hold protests over ‘election fraud’ after the conservative politician refused to concede defeat in the presidential vote.
Authorities in Caracas censure a recent OAS meeting and resolution against the Venezuelan government.
Uruguay said on Sunday it was losing hope of finding alive any of the 22 crew members missing two days after a South Korean ship sank in the South Atlantic.
Colombian President Santos confirmed that more than 40 children were among those killed by the recent mudslides in Colombia’s southern city of Mocoa.
Lenin Moreno, a paraplegic, was on Sunday declared the winner of the presidential runoff in the Latin American country.
Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes has expressed “deep regret” over the killing of a young opposition activistby police forces.
Voters will have to choose between Lenin Moreno and Guillermo Lasso in the runoff election.
Hundreds are still missing after heavy rains caused several rivers to overflow, pushing sediment and rocks onto buildings and roads in Mocoa.
Colombia mourns the deaths of at least 112 as massive floods sweep south of the country.
Venezuela's Supreme Court revokes its ruling against the opposition-led Congress after President Maduro advised the court to review the verdict.
A Paraguayan opposition political activist was shot in the head and killed when police raided his party headquarters during riots against a contested electoral reform.
President Maduro announces an end in the political row over a contentious Supreme Court ruling that stripped the parliament of its powers.
Tens of thousands of Brazilians take to the streets to slam the new economic reforms backed by the Temer government.
Paraguayan protesters have set fire to the country's Congress building after lawmakers approved presidential re-election.
Luisa Ortega said taking over the legislative functions of the National Assembly was against "constitutional order".
Former fighters from Colombia's FARC rebel group are handing over thousands of weapons and other materials to international officials in special camps.
Venezuela’s Supreme Court has taken over the legislative functions of the country’s National Assembly after ruling that the legislature is in contempt of court.
Thousands of Argentineans attended a demonstration against the government’s economic policies in the capital Buenos Aires on Thursday.
President Bachelet vowed to fight for the protection and boost of Asia-Pacific trade.
Thousands of Venezuelans on Tuesday protested against a meeting of the Organization of American States, which is mulling Venezuela’s suspension.
French Guiana faced a nationwide strike Monday over crime and economic difficulties, amid protests that have paralyzed the French territory in South America.
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro urges the United Nations to help the country overcome medicine shortages.
Thousands of striking teachers hold a large rally in the Argentinian capital, Buenos Aires, to demand pay rises.
The air force has mobilized its planes to airlift thousands of citizens from flood-ravaged areas as the death toll from the disaster surges.
The Brazilian president says the alarm caused by the discovery of irregularities in meat industry controls is exaggerated.
Flooding and mudslides caused by heavy downpours claim dozens of lives in Peru.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has called the head of the Organization of American States (OAS) “garbage” for highlighting the crisis in Venezuela.
A Mexican presidential hopeful, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, filed an official petition against Donald Trump's planned border wall with an international human rights body.
Tens of thousands of people in Brazil held multiple protests against government-proposed austerity measures on Wednesday.
Protesters in Chile clash with police while rallying against the failed Transpacific Partnership.
Authorities in Chile evacuate thousands as fire tears through forests in the center of the country.
A runaway bus kills 34 and injures 15 in northwestern Haiti.
Thousands of Guatemalans staged a rally to call for a probe into the deadly fire incident at a state-run shelter that claimed the lives of 39 girls.
Brazilian President Michel Temer says “ghosts” made him relocate from his luxury residence in the capital city Brasilia.
Mexican authorities find at least 242 bodies in hidden graves in the violence-hit eastern state of Veracruz.
Thousands of people are being victimized by violent groups despite the recent peace accords in Colombia, according to the Red Cross.
Thousands of women protested in Latin American countries against sexual harassment and violence on Wednesday.
A blaze erupted at a shelter for children and adolescents in Guatemala on Wednesday.
Venezuela slams the Peruvian leader for insulting the country in remarks during a visit to Washington.
The Cuban president lambasted US President Trump over his immigration ban and plan to construct a border wall on the Mexican border.
Police in Chile fire teargas at striking miners during a protest over work conditions.
Mexico says it does not need financial aid from the US after Trump ordered a review of US assistance to Mexico City.
A runoff has now been scheduled in Ecuador’s presidential election for April.
The Colombian president says the ex-FARC rebels can now begin turning in their arms now that they have all arrived at designated demobilization zones.
Nearly two dozen asylum seekers illegally cross into Canada from the United States amid uncertainty in the US refugee system.
Neither of the two leading candidates in the South American country’s presidential election has so far received enough votes to avoid a runoff.
Hundreds of Mexicans have formed a "human wall" in a border city to protest against Trump’s border plan.
The Canadian PM hails his country’s trade pact with the EU, saying it could become a blueprint for future deals.