As protests have taken over Venezuela the past few weeks, tensions between the US and Caracas have been on the rise. Statements from US and Venezuelan officials paint the picture.
Some say the protest movement appears to be leading opposition politicians, rather than the other way around.
Argentina took a crucial step in repairing its international image by settling with Spain's Repsol over the 2012 re-nationalization of oil company YPF.
Guzman's legendary criminal activity inspired songs and even a soap opera. It's an act few may be able to follow in Mexico, as two administrations have eliminated almost all top druglords.
Taking part in a government dialog could serve as an endorsement of the Maduro administration's 'repression,' opposition leader Capriles said.
Joaquín Guzmán, head of the Sinaloa drug cartel, was arrested this weekend. His capture could unleash infighting within the cartel and turf wars with other groups.
A wave of demonstrations in Caracas and other cities has met a steely response from President Maduro and brought a reluctant rally leader to the fore.
Wanted for more than a decade, Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman was captured Saturday by Mexican troops. US-Mexico cooperation played a key role in apprehending a notorious drug trafficker.
Ecuador's President Correa is resisting calls to reconsider a scrapped initiative to leave Amazon crude oil untouched.
The two most high profile opposition leaders have had different approaches to seeking change in Venezuela, but thus far the party has remained united.
The Bolivian government says its massive aid operation, which includes food and tents, is well underway, but not everyone is satisfied with the response.
Tensions abound in Venezuela's opposition – as well as within President Maduro's government. How are the protests playing out?
WhatsApp is the most popular texting service in Mexico. Now Facebook declared it has a market value in the billions.
Some question whether protests that erupted nationwide last week can succeed without appealing to Venezuelans who don't typically identify with the opposition.
To those watching for concrete results from the North American summit, an announcement about butterfly conservation may have been symbolic of a meeting that offered few tangible results.
Canada, Mexico, and the US seem on the verge of losing a great, mysterious natural migration. The number of monarchs returning to Mexico plummeted this winter.
Before last week's student protests, President Maduro pledged to purge a 'culture of violence' from the media.
The top chief of the armed forces was ousted this week. President Santos's no nonsense response could work in his favor come presidential elections in May.
The countries' leaders meet in Mexico today to discuss expanding the 20-year-old pact. But, their publics harbor lingering doubts – including that some nations have benefited more than others.
Recent protests have pitted the government and Venezuelan opposition against each other – and the stakes are high.