The accord ending the longest-running conflict in the Americas still needs to be signed and put to a nationwide vote. Despite concerns over concessions to the FARC rebels, support for the deal has been increasing.
After nearly two months of the most recent round of violent street protests, highway blockades, and school closures, members of a dissident teachers union and government officials sat down to talk future steps.
A same-sex marriage proposal has sharply divided Mexicans. But the attack on the Pulse gay nightclub has spurred unprecedented call-outs of hate language, including a renewed push to end an anti-gay slur commonly used at soccer games.
Amid deepening economic crisis, Venezuelans are digging through trash, rioting, and looting in search of their next meal. More than 600 political and food-related protests took place nationwide in May.
As undocumented immigrant parents of US-born children await a Supreme Court decision that could shape their future, some deportees are trying to offer emotional support and legal advice to already affected families.
Mexican President Peña Nieto called for making same-sex marriage a constitutional right this week. Many Latin American countries are at the forefront of pushing for LGBT rights, driving social shifts by starting with legal changes.