Mexico landslide fears of large number of deaths, turned into relief Wednesday when officials said there were no confirmed deaths - contrary to initial reports of as many as 1,000.
Oaxaca, Mexico, was inundated with heavy rain Monday night, causing a hill to collapse and swallow the rural town of Santa Maria Tlahuitoltepec.
At least 11 Mexican mayors have been killed this year in assassinations blamed on drug traffickers.
The exclusion of populist party Fanmi Lavalas and other contenders heightens concerns that the Haiti election will fail to introduce leaders closer to voters’ core concerns.
The Venezuela election on Sunday saw the political opposition gain more than one-third of seats in legislature, enough to stymie Hugo Chávez's future initiatives.
A united opposition in Sunday's Venezuela election could gain seats in the legislature and limit President Hugo Chavez's power as citizens grow weary of poverty and crime.
Mexican drug cartels are assaulting the press, and so journalists are banding together to ask the Mexican government for protection.
Cuba hopes that private enterprise will revive a struggling economy. The state will lay off 500,000 workers and encourage them to find jobs in the private sector.
Colombia troops killed top FARC rebel leader Jorge Briceño, better known as 'Mono Jojoy,' along with another 20 guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, in a bombing raid Wednesday.
In the latest example of vigilantism in Mexico, townspeople near Ciudad Juarez killed two suspected kidnappers Tuesday.
Wyclef Jean said the decision came from 'weeks of quiet but painstaking reflection.' The hip-hop star's absence opens the field to other candidates.
Today's release of Ingrid Betancourt's book, 'Even Silence has an End,' about her six years in captivity in a guerrilla camp, was marked by calls to boycott her memoir.
While Nicaragua was on holiday, the Sandinista government of Daniel Ortega reprinted the Constitution. It now includes a law that was left dead 20 years ago.
Taxi driver jobs in Mexico City can be a last grasp at economic security for professionals who have fallen victim to rampant age discrimination and recent economic woes.
Haiti holds its first presidential debate Saturday, even as President René Préval's ties to the election commission has observers asking whether the CEP rejected candidates based on politics.
Mexican Independence Day marks the 200th anniversary of freedom from Spanish rule. This year, five Latin American countries mark their bicentennials by taking stock of progress and challenges ahead.
Cuba announced Monday that 500,000 government jobs will be cut by next year and that more private enterprise will be tolerated. The changes go further than economic opening of the 1990s.
Experts and equipment converge on Chile to help rescue the workers and keep their spirits up.
The 2nd capture of a high level suspected drug lord in two weeks - this time Sergio Villarreal Barragan, alias “El Grande” - again boosts Mexican President Felipe Calderón.
In an interview with The Atlantic, Fidel Castro talks Iran and Israel. The Cuban ex-president is attempting a return to the world stage – this time as an international statesman.
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