Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega is finishing his second term in office, the maximum allowed under the Constitution. But on Saturday he accepted the Sandinista Party's nomination to run again.
Thousands of families still living in temporary huts after an 8.8 earthquake rocked Chile a year ago today blame President Sebastian Piñera for not doing more.
Lorena Ochoa teed off in her first PGA Tour event since retiring nearly a year ago, her star power lending a needed boost to sports events in violence-wracked Mexico.
In an interview, two of Donald Trump's children outline the firm's investment vision for Panama, unveiling the first Trump tower outside the US.
The Mexico drug gang known for its brutal tactics is the initial suspect in Tuesday's attack on two US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.
Brazil's deadliest mudslides on record provided impetus for the government to start enforcing stricter housing regulations and for low-income favela residents to accept relocation.
A US federal agent for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Attache in Mexico City was shot and killed Tuesday, and another agent was wounded in an attack on their vehicle.
Chevron and the plaintiffs have both vowed to appeal the Ecuadorean court ruling, with the US oil company calling it 'illegitimate and unenforceable' and the plaintiffs saying the damages award is far too little.
A growing number of men throughout Latin America are bucking traditional 'machismo' roles as a wave of anti-machismo ads and campaigns attempt to redefine what it means to be Latino.
US Undersecretary of the Army Joseph Westphal this week likened Mexico's drug war to an 'insurgency' and suggested the US might need to send troops to prevent cartels from taking over Mexico.
Unresolved recent killings of a US missionary and a vacationing jet-skier raise questions about the ability of Mexico's weak judiciary to investigate the weekend shooting of a US teen.
The International Court of Justice is expected to rule any day on a Costa Rica-Nicaragua border dispute. The case has caused the 'Switzerland of Central America' to reexamine its commitment to disarmament.
Mexico City? A haven for Steelers fans? That’s right. In this megalopolis, which shares just about nothing in common with the Steel City, you will find some of the most avid Steelers fans around.
Amid pressure from international observers, Haiti's election commission advanced singer Michel 'Sweet Micky' Martelly into a runoff vote for the presidency against former First Lady Mirlande Manigat.
South America is home to 19 countries and an incredibly diverse geography. The site of ancient civilizations, European colonies and emerging world powers, South America will play an increasingly large role in the 21st century and beyond. But can you distinguish between Guyana and Guyane? Can you sort your -guays? It's time to brush up on your knowledge of South America. This is the perfect place to start.
Stunning new photos of an isolated Amazonian tribe raise awareness of illegal logging along the Brazil-Peru border. But should the photographer have asked for permission first?
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met on Sunday with President René Préval and Haiti's three leading presidential candidates. An electoral stalemate has delayed a final vote.
Mexican drug traffickers have devised many creative ways of smuggling their products into the US. Along with half-mile tunnels and submarines, catapults are now part of the repertoire.
During her high-profile trip to Mexico Monday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton applauded an ongoing effort in Mexico to reform an outdated criminal justice system.
Just as the Mexican government appeared to be growing savvy in using social media to fight the drug war, prosecutors mistook a man on YouTube for a cartel leader and put $2.5 million bounty on his head.