Venezuela and Ecuador have strongly condemned the pending agreement, which would allow the US to use three bases for counternarcotics and counterinsurgency surveillance.
Rio de Janeiro officials worry a judge's decision will unleash a rash of lawsuits in a city where 16 people were killed and 220 wounded by errant bullets last year.
Chief mediator Oscar Arias asked for a 72-hour extension and warned of civil war after talks broke down Sunday.
Nicaragua's leftist leader Daniel Ortega says constitutional limits on presidential terms stand in the way of 'direct democracy.'
Ousted President Manuel Zelaya and the country's interim leaders resume talks in Costa Rica today amid Zelaya's fresh vows to return with or without a deal.
After killing a dozen Mexican police, Michoacán drug organization goes on TV to proclaim it wants 'peace' and a 'national pact.' The government declines.
The torture and killings could foreshadow a new surge in battles between authorities and drug cartels in the Mexican president's home state of Michoacán.
Manuel Zelaya's rhetoric may make this weekend's talks more difficult and could spark violence in the tense and divided country, analysts say.
Gunmen shot up police stations across the country in an apparent retaliation for the arrest of a suspected leader of La Familia drug cartel.
Brazil's largest trading partner is no longer the US – it's China. Beijing is investing billions of dollars and filling a vacuum left by the United States.
Costa Rican President Oscar Arias says he is 'determined to have a resolution,' but that it may take some time.
Both ousted President Manuel Zelaya and interim leader Roberto Micheletti sounded uncompromising notes at the start of official dialogue Thursday in San Jose.
Costa Rican President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Oscar Arias will begin leading talks today between ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya and the interim government.
President Hugo Chávez, an avowed socialist and critic of the United States, has emerged in the unlikely role as the leading champion of democracy for Honduras.
Young professionals are struck with uncertainty. They want any political transition to be based on democratic principles.
How one political party president tries to keep his organization from splintering.
A sluggish economy and raging drug war shook confidence in President Calderón's party.
Ousted President Manuel Zelaya flew over Honduras international airport Sunday, but military vehicles blocked a landing. What's next?
Ousted President Manuel Zelaya is set to arrive back in the country Sunday, a move some say could provoke violence.
Unrest has also erupted in Guatemala and Nicaragua in the past year, and the region is dealing with powerful organized crime and drug traffickers.
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