As Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's health remains uncertain, his brother suggests that Chavez's party could plot a military coup to retain its hold on the country.
The Interoceanic Highway, which will connect Peru's Pacific coast to the shores of the Atlantic in Brazil, could revolutionize the region much as the transcontinental railroad did in the US in 1869.
Mexican border towns, which once drew Americans looking for the 'Mexican experience,' are now desperate to bring them back amid drug violence and a recession.
But even with more money, Central American countries still face an uphill battle in fighting inefficiency and corruption that hinder their anticrime efforts.
A UN report released Thursday shows Peru is just shy of overtaking Colombia in coca cultivation, demonstrating the 'balloon effect' that drug war watchers always warn about: when pressure is applied in one area, production 'balloons' in another.
Like postal services around the world, Canada Post has seen a rapid decline in first-class mail. It tried to adjust by cutting wages, prompting a strike that's lasted three weeks so far.
Hacker group LulzSec took down Brazilian government websites, while the group 'Anonymous' threatened cyberattacks against the governments of Chile and Peru.
Mexico declared a major victory Tuesday when it arrested the leader of the La Familia drug gang and 50 of its members, calling the group finished after the arrests. But the deadly drug war in Mexico is far from over. Many experts expect the remaining La Familia members to join allied groups and for its territory to be absorbed by other traffickers. Here’s a look at Mexico’s most powerful drug cartels:
Canada's recent election brought a crop of young lawmakers – including college students – to Parliament as members of the opposition New Democratic Party.
US Secretary of State Clinton and presidents from around Central America are convening in Guatemala City to determine ways to boost security and contain the sway of regional mafias.
The struggle to retake a Venezuelan prison from its heavily-armed inmates has spawned a political battle, with the government opening an investigation into the prison gang bosses’ alleged links to opposition politicians.
The murder of Mexican crime journalist Miguel Angel Lopez Velasco and his family in Veracruz is just the latest in a rash of violence against reporters in Mexico this month.
Sandra Torres, Guatemala's former first lady and presidential hopeful, divorced her husband to avoid a legal bar to her candidacy. But it may have turned the country's devout public against her.