In 1814, Paraguay's soon-to-be dictator introduced a law forbidding reproduction among the white elite. Whatever his motives, it produced an "exceptionally egalitarian" society.
Venezuela's fair pricing authority has seized nearly 4 million toys from a private company, which it says it will hand out to poor children for Christmas.
The opposition sat down with President Nicolás Maduro in Vatican-led talks, leading to much criticism from observers. But there is a chance the move could lead to a peaceful resolution.
Bank of Canada officials revealed their pick Thursday for the first Canadian woman to be portrayed prominently on the nation's currency: Viola Desmond, who helped inspire the country's civil rights movement.
Colombia's revised peace accord glided through Congress on Nov. 30, nearly two months after the initial version was rejected in a plebiscite. How important are the changes, and what chance of success?
Having assumed the presidency in May following the impeachment of his predecessor, Michel Temer has made some inroads into his reform agenda, but the political storm assailing his government poses a growing threat.
A mass eulogy was held in Cuba's capital Tuesday night as tens of thousands of Cubans gathered to pay their respects, along with several world leaders who delivered tributes.
El Caballo, as Cubans knew him, became an international icon through his support to liberationist causes across the developing world.
Canada's Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has come under fire for calling Fidel Castro a 'remarkable leader' without making any mention of the Cuban president's human rights record.
After voters rejected a previous peace deal last month, the Colombian president will sign a revised accord Thursday with leaders of the leftist rebel group, sending the measure to Congress for final approval.
Haiti's election officials say that they may have the preliminary results of its presidential election as early as next Monday.
The region's leaders were generally guarded, the press a little more vocal. Beneath it all swirls uncertainty as to what a Trump presidency will actually look like.