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.
Mexico’s deputy energy minister said the US’s potential imposition of taxes on Mexican imports would harm bilateral ties between Mexico City and Washington.
Canadian parliamentarians started debate an anti-Islamophobia motion on Wednesday night.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro calls CNN an “instrument of war” after his country pulls the network’s Spanish-language channel off the air.
President Temer has ordered the deployment to Rio de Janeiro's metropolitan area until February 22.
"I take this miserable and vile attack as recognition of my status as an anti-imperialist revolutionary," Aissami said.
In the first hostile move by the Trump administration against Caracas, the US sanctions the Venezuelan VP and his associate over their alleged role in drug trafficking.
Alejandro Toledo, the former leader, stands accused of taking 20 million dollars in bribes from Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht.
Thousands take part in global protests against US President Donald Trump’s policies.
Officers in the crisis-hit southeastern Espirito Santo State continue to be inactive amid a strike.
Over 100 people have reportedly been killed in Brazil over several days of anarchy as police forces have been on strike and unavailable.
The Canadian foreign minister says her country will “respond appropriately” to a potential move by the US to impose tariffs on Canadian imports.
The government and the country's second-largest rebel group launch formal peace talks in Ecuador.
Brazil's army troops manage to reestablish control over Espirito Santo state after three days of bloody violence.
Moise took the oath during a ceremony at the National Assembly in Port-au-Prince on Tuesday.
Protest rallies are held in major cities against US President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban targeting citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries.
Mexico has confirmed the first case of Zika-related microcephaly in the country.
US President Donald Trump threatened Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto to send troops to his country during a phone conversation last week, says a report.
Thousands of Mexicans took to the streets of the capital, Mexico City, on Wednesday to protest gas price hikes.
The ex-rebels have been laying down their arms in demobilization centers in the Latin American country.
Mexicans have been reacting to the US president's decision to start building a border wall with renewed patriotism.
A 27-year-old university student, the suspect in the deadly shooting at Quebec’s Islamic Cultural Center faces 11 charges of murder and attempted murder.
The planes included an Ilyushin Il-76 for the Russian Air Force and two C-130 Brazilian Hercules with the capacity of containing tons of water for firefighting missions.
Mexico demands that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologize for praising US President Donald Trump's border wall.
The suspects were arrested “for their possible responsibility in the forest fires,” according to President Michelle Bachelet.
Six people are killed at a shooting incident at the Islamic Cultural Center of Quebec in Canada.
The headless bodies of the three municipal police officers were found in southeastern Mexico on Saturday.
Floods have killed 11 people and displaced thousands of Peruvian families in recent weeks.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says refugees fleeing war and persecution are welcome in his country, irrespective of their faith.
The country's foreign ministry expresses ‘profound astonishment and disappointment’ with the Israeli premier’s Twitter post in support of Trump’s border wall plan.
This year’s rally was further dedicated to the Latin American country’s late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.
Bolivian President Evo Morales says he has called on Mexico to unite with the Latin American and Caribbean states.
Peruvian and Colombian presidents have vowed to support Mexico's president against US President Donald Trump's policies towards his country.
The Mexican foreign minister says paying for a border wall between Mexico and the United States is "not negotiable."
People marched in downtown Mexico City to mark 28 month since the disappearance of the 43 students.
Chilean officials have raised the death toll from the ongoing wildfires in the country to six.
Mexico’s opposition calls on the government to bring legal action against US President Donald Trump before the UN.
Cuban President Raul Castro voices hopes over the continuation of normalizing ties with the United States.
Three Chilean firefighters lose their lives amid ongoing efforts to contain the wildfires raging across a large area of land.
Out of an original 150 prisoners who escaped a prison in Sao Paulo during a riot, 52 have managed to evade recapture.
Australia and New Zealand say they will seek to encourage China and other Asian nations to join the TPP while Chile says it will continue to pursue new deals.
Opposition parties in Venezuela hold their first protest rallies in 2017, calling for early elections.
Forest fires have been raging through 450 square kilometers in central Mexico.
The White House announces plan for an official visit to Washington by the Mexican president.
Mexico's most notorious drug kingpin "El Chapo" is extradited to the US to face criminal charges.
Fresh clashes erupt among members of different members of Brazilian drug gangs at a northeastern prison
The Cuban envoy to the UN condemns the “politicization” of the crisis in Syria.
Th new shooting attack targeted the state prosecutors’ office in the resort city of Cancun on Tuesday,
Four people were shot to death at the club in the town of Playa del Carmen on Monday. Another woman died in a crush as people were attempting to escape the venue.
President Michel Temer says a package of measures worth more than $309 million will be introduced to tackle the crisis in the penitentiary system.
A group of Brazilian Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) forces is dispatched to Alcacuz Penitentiary Center to bring situation under control.
The Venezuelan president said he wanted dialog with the opposition, but he refused to deliver an annual speech at the opposition-held parliament, violating law.
Police have managed to quell the deadly riot.
Gang fights killed the 10 people in a prison in northern Brazil.
"It is clear we need to be prepared to immediately neutralize the impact of such a measure," says the Mexican economy minister.
HRW censures high levels of police violence and abuses in prisons in Brazil.
Venezuela arrests a substitute opposition lawmaker over weapons charges.
Venezuela’s opposition says it will not return to crisis talks with the government.
Luis Videgaray, Mexico's new foreign minister, says there is “no way” his country will pay for a border wall proposed by Donald Trump.
Opposition lawmakers in Venezuela pass a censure motion against President Nicolas Maduro in an attempt to trigger early elections.
The riot took place at the Desembargador Raimundo Vidal Pessoa jail in the Amazonian city of Manaus on Sunday.
Thousands of Mexicans on Sunday staged a protest against President Enrique Pena Nieto’s decision to raise fuel prices.
President Nicolas Maduro has ordered a 50-percent increase in minimum wage and pensions in response to skyrocketing inflation.
A United Nations source says the world body is investigating more observers after sacking several of them for attending a party with the Colombian rebels.
Authorities have launched a manhunt for the attacker, a gunman whose motives has yet to be determined.