In one of the worst natural disasters in Colombia in recent history many say signs of the potential dangers as the result of deforestation had been mounting for years.
A bullet hole is pictured on a store window on the Champs Elysees boulevard in Paris, Friday. France began picking itself up from another deadly shooting claimed by the Islamic State group on Friday, just days before voting begins in one of the most contested presidential elections in recent history.
Ecuador heads to the polls on Sunday to pick a new president. The incumbent, President Rafael Correa, will not be running again – at least not this time.
Graft in Brazilian politics is losing its aura of impunity, particularly in light of the far-reaching Car Wash investigation. Can momentum be maintained?
One of the most vulnerable regions when it comes to the effects of climate change, Latin America is increasingly leading global efforts to transition to renewable energy sources.
The demise of Latin America's 'pink tide' of socialism has been much discussed in recent years. But there is no seismic shift back to the days of right-wing dominance; the truth is more nuanced.
Colombia's 50-year conflict has been far more complex than a struggle between government forces and the FARC. By opening peace talks with the second-largest rebel group, the country takes a step closer to lasting peace.