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.
Venezuela's president has encouraged city dwellers to farm wherever they can, but many have said the program is not a solution to the country's food shortage and economic problems.
Tony Saca arrested: Three former presidents of El Salvador have now faced investigation on similar charges, reflecting a broader stand against corruption throughout Latin America.