United States and Central American officials agree that addressing problems of illegal immigration and drug trafficking through economic aid will benefit both sides of the border.
President Michel Temer was expected to bring stability to a country reeling in the wake of a wide-ranging corruption scandal. But plea-bargain testimony from that case now appears to implicate him, as well, complicating Brazil's road to recovery.
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has agreed to hand over the last 40 percent of their arms to the United Nations by June 20, following through with a peace deal signed last year with the government.
Responses to the thousands of Haitians arriving in Tijuana – and staying, after a US policy change – have brought out hospitality: one of many such examples amid a global migrant crisis. But they also illustrate a second phenomenon: how communities perceive certain groups to be more 'worthy' of help and attention.
While an opposition party works to boycott the demand for statehood, a record low in voter participation leaves many to question the legitimacy of the referendum.
The Latin American country is seeing some of the largest antigovernment protests in nearly three decades, as the pressures of severe shortages combine with increasingly authoritarian tactics from the Maduro administration.
Mexico City's 90-minute, 10-stop Corruptour reflects a new openness about talking about corruption. It's a first step in addressing a widespread problem.
Canadian courts are sometimes suspicious of asylum-seekers who have left behind applications in the United States.
Elections for state governorships were supposed to take place last year. Venezuela's opposition is calling for marches to demand a time line be set.
A Russian state-owned shipping conglomerate is holding $20 million worth of the country's oil.