Part homage, part Halloween, Saturday's attempt to break the Guinness record for number of people dancing to Michael Jackson's hit single drew more than 50,000 people (including over 12,000 dancers), according to Mexico City officials.
Police say the Amazonas congressman and former host of a TV crime show Wallace Souza led a gang to carry out violence to boost ratings and appeal.
Three weeks into a cease-fire pact, some rebels are turning themselves in. But the main group – MEND – say they'll attack oil facilities on Sept. 15.
Before the president was deposed, Elvin Santos seemed likely to win November's election. Now protesters pelt him with insults and eggs.
Amnesty International says Honduran interim authorities conducted mass arrests and beatings of those who support ousted President Manuel Zelaya.
Who are the most powerful cartels, what are the risks of using the military to confront them, and how much progress has Mexico made so far?
Roberto Micheletti said ousted President Manuel Zelaya would be jailed if he came back to Honduras. He also accused the US Ambassador Hugo Llorens of tilting unfairly in favor of Zelaya.
Two years later, the effects are still acutely felt. Observers point to problems with disaster planning, aid distribution, and global attention.
One month after Costa Rica's president arrived to negotiate an end to the standoff, most of Honduras's top leaders are steadfastly opposed to the return of deposed president Zelaya.
Maker of the fluorescent, smurf-like shoes appears to have staved off bankruptcy, but will it regain its former stride?
Demonstrators calling for the return of deposed President Manuel Zelaya clashed with police Wednesday for the second day in a row. Curfew declared.
The worst drought in 50 years, combined with a drop in soybean prices and unpopular tax policies, imperils a traditional beef exporter.
Derogatory political statements and attacks on synagogues have increased since Israel's January war in Gaza.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez sought a region-wide censure of the pending agreement at a summit Monday in Quito, Ecuador. But other leaders were declined to condemn it outright.
Despite human rights concerns, President Obama affirmed support of President Felipe Calderón's aggressive war on drug trafficking during Monday's North America Summit in Guadalajara.
President Obama arrives in Guadalajara for two days of meetings with President Felipe Calderón of Mexico and Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada.
A congressional inquiry could taint not only the state-owned company but Brazil's president and the woman he hopes will succeed him.
The revelation of Fernando Lugo's affairs as a priest may be less of a problem than the stagnation many say characterizes his government.
Manuel Zelaya's visit with President Calderón could mark a new strategy to distance himself from his leftist ally, Hugo Chávez.
Venezuela and Ecuador have strongly condemned the pending agreement, which would allow the US to use three bases for counternarcotics and counterinsurgency surveillance.